SETI Institute AIR Program Advisory Committee 2016

The SETI Institute is pleased announce the formation of an Advisory Committee for our Artist in Residence Program. Committee members will influence the programs direction, including the choice and approval of future artists in residence.


Denise Markonish - Advisory Committee Chair, has been the curator at MASS MoCA since 2007. more


Jill Tarter holds the Bernard M. Oliver Chair for SETI Research at the SETI Institute. more


Since 1993 Regine Basha, has been curating innovative contemporary art exhibitions for public institutions, civic spaces, parks, private galleries, heritage buildings and the like nationally and internationally, with an adventurous approach to designing and curating in these specific contexts.more


Joel Slayton is Executive Director of ZERO1: The Art and Technology Network in Silicon Valley. more


Donna Conwell has served as Associate Curator of the Lucas Artists Program at Montalvo Arts Center since 2011.more


Margot Knight has been Executive Director of Djerassi Resident Artists Program since 2011. more


Roger Malina is an astronomer, editor and art science researcher. more

Tom Leeser

Tom Leeser is a media artist, educator, curator and writer. more


Mark Showalter is a Senior Research Scientist at the SETI Institute, specializing in the dynamics of the rings and small moons of the outer planets. more


Marianne McGrath is Curator of Art at New Museum Los Gatos (NUMU). more


Laurance Doyle is a true renaissance man who thrives on discovery. more