Trinity University Press

Kathryn Kanjo

For seven years Kathryn Kanjo served as the second executive director of Artpace San Antonio. Her tenure defined a period of programmatic growth and increased visibility for the organization. Working with Linda Pace, Kanjo established the Artpace board of directors, helped conceptualize CHRISpark, and advised on art acquisitions. She is currently chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. She has also held curatorial posts at the University Art Museum at UC Santa Barbara, Portland Art Museum in Oregon, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. She has organized one-person exhibitions by Leonardo Drew, Isaac Julien, Catherine Opie, Nancy Rubins, Diana Thater, and others. Kanjo has served on the Linda Pace Foundation board since 2007.

Dreaming Red

Since its founding in 1993 by the late Pace Foods heiress Linda Pace, Artpace has become one of the premiere foundations for contemporary art. An artist residency program based in San Antonio, Artpace's goal is to give artists time and space in which to imagine new ways to work. Each year nine artists (three from Texas, three from other areas of the United States, and three from abroad) are...