Cheryl Haines

Speaker

FOR-SITE Foundation - Founding Executive Director

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Cheryl is Principal and Director of Haines Gallery and Founding Executive Director of the FOR-SITE Foundation. As director at Haines Gallery and the FOR-SITE Foundation, Haines has developed exhibitions and site-specific public programming to advance discourse on Art About Place. Haines’ presents challenging and provocative exhibitions by artists working across a wide range of media who explore cultural and environmental issues. This work includes producing public, site-specific commissions on a national scale. Selected notable Bay Area projects include the installation of large-scale works by both James Turrell and Andy Goldsworthy at the de Young Museum, landscape interventions by Andy Goldsworthy in the Presidio, including Spire (2008),Wood Line (2010-2011) and Tree Fall (2013), and @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz, in which the internationally renowned Chinese artist and political dissident created sculpture, sound and mixed-media installations for the infamous former prison.


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