Editor Minneapolis Institute Arts, 1977-1980, assistant curator, 1980-1984, associate curator, 1984-1987, curator African, Oceanic and New World Cultures, since 1988. Adjunct professor art history University St. Thomas, St. Paul, since 1994. Member review panel National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, 1993.
Consultant, writer World Book Encyclopedia, Chicago, 1992.
- Assemblage of Spirits: Idea and Image in New Ireland
- The distinctive artistic styles of the people of New Ireland, an island in the Bismarck Archipelago of Melanesia in the South Pacific, are characterized by an appreciation for fine carving, a taste for vivid colors, and imaginative combinations of human and animal forms.