Since 2007 René de Guzman is senior curator of art at the Oakland Museum of California. Previously, de Guzman was director of visual arts at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. His curatorial work has included Beautiful Losers, Black Panther Rank and File, Time After Time: Asia and Our Moment as well as one-person exhibitions by emerging and midcareer national and international artists such as Josiah McElheny, Patty Chang, Joseph Grigely, Erwin Wurm, Cornelia Parker, among others. His most recent exhibition is The Marvelous Museum, a project by Mark Dion.
Adjunct Professor, Curatorial Practice