STAFF & CONSULTANTS

Elsa Cameron

Elsa Cameron

President and Chief Curator. Twenty years' experience in museum work; art consultant for major building projects, museum curator, and art administrator. Worked with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the Pasadena Art Museum, Heard Museum, Phoenix, San Francisco Airport Museum, San Diego International Airport, Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, Hawaii State Council for Arts and Culture, Urban Arts, Hong Kong, Greater Toronto Airports Authority, the New Almaty Financial District, Kazakhstan and the Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort, Singapore, Paribas Bank/ KREDIT Fund exterior LED art installations, Seoul Korea.

Active member: American Association of Museums, ICOM and APAA - Association of Professional Art Advisors.

Michael Lerner

Michael Lerner

Michael is the Vice President of CAI. He has with a strong background in technology and interactive media and worked as an associate curator in the Education Department of the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco. He developed traveling exhibitions for corporate clients such as Bank of America and Transamerica and managed a major exhibition of art from Shaanxi, China.

He holds a BA and MA in Art History, was awarded a Rockefeller Foundation fellowship in Museum Education and is an active member of the Director's Guild of America and ICOM.

James McDonald

James McDonald

Research curator and registrar for San Francisco Airport Museum; PGE Projects, Greater Toronto Airports Authority, City of Toronto.

David de la Torre

David de la Torre

David de la Torre is the Senior Museum Associate for CAI’s project with the New Guam Museum. He has over thirty years experience in programming and managing art museums, cultural centers and historic sites, including The Mexican Museum, San Francisco; LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, Los Angeles; Mission Houses Museum, Honolulu; Honolulu Museum of Art; Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts; SFO Exhibition Program; Triton Museum of Art; and, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. He serves on the Board of Directors of the US National Committee for the International Council of Museums (ICOM-US). He holds an M.A. in Museum Studies from John F. Kennedy University, and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of San Francisco.

Mark Jensen

Mark Jensen

Master Craftsperson and Museum Designer experienced in art installation, care and handling of works of art, design and fabrication of 3D exhibits and installations. Worked at the Madison Art Center, Madison,Wisconsin; the Exploratorium, San Francisco; and the Oakland Museum of California.

Tay Swee Lin

Tay Swee Lin

Tay is a Singapore-based independent art consultant. From 1995 till 2001 she was a curator at the Singapore Art Museum. She headed and directed Sculpture Square Ltd from 2001 - 2008. She was the curator for public art at the National Museum of Singapore (2004) and the public art program at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3 (2006). In 2009, Tay was appointed the art consultant for Mapletree Business City's public art program; in January 2014, the art consultant for community engagement program at Jurong Eco-Garden.

Tay serves on the Art Acquisition Committee and Public Art Appraisal Committee at the Singapore Art Museum, Public Art Tax Incentive Scheme (PATIS). She was member of the curatorial selection committee and artist mentor of the President's Young Talents Exhibition 2012, Singapore Art Museum and a Curator for the Singapore Biennale 2013.

Rodrigo Fritz

Rodrigo Fritz

Canada-based. MA, University of Toronto; Experienced in collection management; organizational phases of museum work; art education and art management. Worked with public art projects at The Greater Toronto Airports Authority; Marina Bay Sands, Singapore and in traditional museum work, including public relations and community outreach programs at the Royal Toronto Museum,Toronto.

Isaac Rosenthal

Isaac Rosenthal

New York-based. Art Photographer; extensive experience in art cataloguing specializing in works on paper. Active in and knowledgeable of emerging East Coast art scene.

Sophian Hoe

Sophian Hoe

Asia-based. Experienced registrar, exhibition designer and art manager. Received a diploma in Arts Management from La Salle College, Singapore; holds a BA in Arts from University of New England, Australia and a Masters in Music from the University of Sydney.

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