Constance Lewallen

About the Author Constance Lewallen

Constance Lewallen was born and raised in New York City. She received her BA from Mount Holyoke College and her MA from California State University, San Diego. She is currently adjunct curator at the University of California, Berkeley, Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. In 1996 she curated Jay DeFeo: Selected Works 1952-1989 for Moore College of Art in Philadelphia, which traveled to the UC Berkeley Art Museum. As senior curator at BAM she curated many major exhibitions including, most recently, A Rose Has No Teeth: Bruce Nauman in the 1960s, all of which were accompanied by catalogs and toured nationally and internationally. Her most recent exhibition, State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970, co-curated with Karen Moss, premiered and traveled internationally in 2011. Her book on David Ireland’s house, published by UC Press, will be released when the house reopens.