SELECTED CURATORIAL ACTIVITIES / PANELS
Works On Paper, Maryland Artists in Japan
Kanagawa Prefecture Museum, Yokohama, Japan, Sponsored by the Maryland Sate Arts Council, 1983
It’s A Weird Book
Arlington County traveling exhibition, sponsored by the Virginia Commission on the Arts, 1987
Pyramid Atlantic and Brandywine Workshop Print Show
Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD, 1989
Books and Prints
resident artists of Pyramid Atlantic, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AK, 1989
Evolution of the Print: Fourteen Years of Collaboration
Addison Ripley Gallery, Washington, DC, 1994
Turning Up the Page: Artist Books of the Nineties
a national traveling exhibition featuring 36 artists’ books and installation works, Montpelier Cultural Art Center, Laurel, Maryland (February, ‘98); University of Kansas, Kansas City, Missouri (January-February, ‘99)
Milling Books: A Bushel and A Barrel
planned and curated an invitational exhibition and community project, the Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick Maryland, September- November, 1998.
Howard County Teacher and Student Exhibition
Howard County Department of Education, Columbia, MD, November, 2004
Curated with George Mason University Honor Students, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD, and Kreeger Museum of Art, Washington, DC, 2003
The Conscience of a Nation
Gallery 123, George Mason University, November, 2008
Sketchbook to Suspension: Trajectories in the Age of Synthesis
Mitchell Gallery, St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland, May 21- June 11, 2009
New America Paperworks
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1986.
Robert Rauschenberg, Shoichi Ida, Don Saff and Helen Frederick. Moderator: Ruth Fine
Women of the World
March 28, 2001, University of Maryland. Panelists included: Arlene Raven, Claudia deMonte, Preminda Jacob, Kristin Hileman, and Helen Frederick.
Moderator: Josephine Withers
The Artist, The Collector and the Changing Museum
Kreeger Museum of Art, WDC, April, 2001. Panelists included Dr. Alan Fern, William Dunlap, Emily Brezinski and Randy Jewart
Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC, 1995.
Co-Moderator: Christopher French, Panelists: Molly van Nice, Joan Retallack, Alan Michelson, Nigel Hinshelwood
with Krystyna Wasserman and Joshua Heller What Is An Artist Book? Corcoran Library, Washington, DC, May 21, 2002.
The People’s Print
Southern Graphic Arts Conference, New Orleans, LA, March, 2002. Panelists: Dusica Kirjikovic, Lower Eastside Printshop, NYC and Hee Haw Press, Nashville, Tennessee
Art and Human Rights: Destined to Collide?
Columbia College, Chicago Illinois, May 2003. Panelists included: Ed Paschke, Northwestern University, Mysoon Rizik, art historian, University of Toledo and Despina Meimaroglou, installation artist, Greece and Helen Frederick.
Artist Books Now
Rutgers University, Southern Graphics Arts Council Conference, March, 2004. Panelists include: David Plaztker, Printed Matter and Steve Clay, Granary Books, New York; Diane Fogswell, Australia and Frederick, George Mason University and Pyramid Atlantic, Moderator: Buzz Spector, Cornell University.
Jan Howard, moderator, and panelists: Dennis O’Neil, Judith Brodsky, Jo Baer, Tom Nakashima, Renee Stout and Helen Frederick, April, 2005.
Planning Committee for Southern Graphic International Arts Conference, POWER IN PRINT, (1,000 attendees), WDC, March – April, 2005.
panel for the international IMPACT Printmaking Conference, Berlin and Posnan, Panelists: Joanna Hoffman, Academy of Fine Arts, Poznañ, Poland "The Book - A Mute Object? Sound in Artists' Books"
Arunas Gelunas, Vilnius Academy of Fine Art, Vilnius, Lithuania “Artists Book at the Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts”.
Jana Harper, Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA “Urban Books”
Barbara Wein, Barbara Wein Gallery, Berlin, Germany "Books and Conceptual Practice in Art". September, 2005
Baltimore/DC Arts Forum, 2007
Cultural Art Alliance, Baltimore, MD
Panelists included: Helen Frederick,Pyramid Atlantic (Silver Spring); Sam Christian Holmes, artist(Baltimore);James Huckenphaler, artist (Fusebox Gallery, DC);Jason Hughes, artist, founder, Gallery 4 (Baltimore); Nancy Haragan, Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance; and Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post.
Social Justice in Art-Making: Diversity, Collaboration, and Exchange
for the Alliance of Artist Communities annual conference, 2007, Silver Spring, MD. Panelists included: Michael Pestel, Don Russell, Edgar Endress and Renee Stout.