Dina Pugh is an independent curator and writer who has organized exhibitions of contemporary artists in San Francisco, Tokyo, Los Angeles and New York. Before running Triple Base, she was the Director of the Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco. Previously, she organized special events at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, worked at Deitch Projects in New York City, and co-created the fashion line Vamp Design. Her writings and research have appeared in publications including Preserving America’s Cultural Heritage, a catalog for the 2006 commissioned project by LA-based artist Jeffrey Vallance, Curating Now (2005), and an upcoming book on Public Art by Phaidon Press. In 2000 she received her BA from Stanford University and in 2006 she received her Masters in Curatorial Practice from California College of the Arts. Pugh has done extensive research and writing on the history of Bay Area art and alternative art spaces.