A San Francisco native, Catharine Clark has lived abroad in London, Bologna, (Italy), and in Philadelphia, where she attended the University of Pennsylvania. She has guest lectured at universities, museums, and other institutions throughout the United States and Canada. Between 1999 and 2002 she taught a professional practices course at the San Francisco Art Institute. In 2006 she authored an essay for and edited the monograph, Ascending Chaos: The Art of Masami Teraoka 1966-2006, published by Chronicle Books. The gallery and other publishers have also published numerous catalogues and monographs edited or authored by Ms. Clark. A member of the San Francisco Art Dealer’s Association since 1994, and Yerba Buena Alliance since 1997, Ms. Clark serves on the board of ZER01: The Art and Technology Network. She is an advisory board member to: SF Recycling & Disposal, Inc.’s artist-in-residency program, and San Francisco Arts Education Project.
Juliann Crisp is the Registrar at Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco. A bay area native, Juliann received her Bachelor of Arts from San Jose State University in Art History and Visual Culture. During her college years, she spent time studying abroad in Florence, Italy, immersing herself in the culture and history of the city. Prior to Catharine Clark Gallery, Juliann worked at the Palo Alto Art Center where she curated the Center’s annual Carrie Abramovitz Scholarship Exhibition. She has also collaborated with Yerba Buena Community Benefit District board members and staff to develop a Public Art Program for the Yerba Buena neighborhood. She has been with Catharine Clark Gallery since 2010.
Before joining Catharine Clark Gallery as a Gallery Associate, Ariel Rosen managed client relations and marketing for a fine art dealer in Oakland. Ariel left the Bay Area to study Art History and English literature at Tufts University in Boston. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts, she worked at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Louvre Museum, Paris, gaining a wide range of experience with works on paper. Ariel is involved with the thriving outsider art community in the Bay Area and volunteers regularly in the gallery and studio at Creative Growth Art Center, Oakland. Fluent in French, she joined the gallery in early 2013.
Stephanie Smith is the Marketing Associate at Catharine Clark Gallery. Stephanie received her Bachelor's of Art at the University of California at Berkeley, where she majored in Psychology and Art Practice, and took as many electives as possible in the Art History and Italian Departments. She was involved in many exhibitions at the Worth Ryder Gallery, and also gained exhibition and curation experience at a small storefront gallery in Berkeley, California. She is interested in Contemporary Art, specifically in installation, new media, and social practice. She is active in the Bay Area art community, regularly attending Art Murmur, First Thursday, and other events. Previously an intern at Catharine Clark Gallery, she joined the gallery in 2012.