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Ceci Moss

Director and Chief Curator

Ceci Moss brings almost twenty years of experience organizing solo, group, touring, and online exhibitions, as well as public programs, performances and screenings, in museums, galleries and artist-run spaces.

Moss serves as a Professor of Practice in the Department of Visual Arts and teaches courses in Museum and Curatorial Studies. In the past, she’s taught graduate and undergraduate courses in Curatorial Studies, Critical Theory, Design Theory, Art History, Media Studies, and Comparative Literature at the California College of the Arts (CCA), the University of Southern California, Scripps College, the San Francisco Art Institute and New York University.

She is the founder and director of Gas, a mobile, autonomous, experimental and networked platform for contemporary art located in a truck gallery and online. The non-profit space has shown work by 89 artists and received widespread local, national and international acclaim. Los Angeles Magazine named Gas “one of LA’s most interesting art galleries” and Art in America calls the space “radical” and “innovative.”

Previously, she was the Assistant Curator of Visual Arts at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the Senior Editor of the art and technology non-profit arts organization Rhizome, and Special Projects Coordinator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art.

Moss has a master’s degree and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from New York University, and a bachelor’s degree in History and Sociology from UC Berkeley. She is the author of the book Expanded Internet Art: Twenty-First Century Artistic Practice and the Informational Milieu. Her writing has appeared in Rhizome, Art in America, ArtAsiaPacific, Artforum, The Wire, CURA, New Media & Society and various art catalogs.