Patricia Maloney

Patricia Maloney is the executive director of Southern Exposure. She is the publisher emeritus of Daily Serving | Art Practical (DSAP); she founded Art Practical in 2009 and became the publisher of the international online art journal Daily Serving in 2013. In 2014, she forged the partnership between DSAP and California College of the Arts (CCA). She has served as an associate professor in Visual and Critical Studies at CCA and is a senior correspondent and producer for the weekly contemporary art podcast Bad at Sports. Maloney has written for Artforum, ArtChronika, the Brooklyn Rail, and Meatpaper, as well as for numerous exhibition catalogues. 

Maloney has organized programs with a broad range of arts organizations, including 826 Valencia, UC Berkeley’s Arts Research Center, Art LA Contemporary, Cannonball, the Charlotte Street Foundation, Gray Area Foundation, Kadist Art Foundation, the Lab, Southern Exposure, and SFMOMA. With Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, she created the YBCA Artist Residency Program in 2013, and with the Asian Contemporary Arts Consortium, she created the ACAC Writing Fellowship in 2012.

Between 2000 and 2012 Maloney held curatorial positions at Ampersand International Arts in San Francisco, the MATRIX Program of the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum, and the Mori Art Museum (MAM) in Tokyo. From 1999 to 2002 she was a program associate for the International Program at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. She holds an MA in contemporary art theory and history from the San Francisco Art Institute.