About the curator
Todd Clark is the founder and curator of IMNDN, a non-profit organization dedicated to advocating for contemporary native art and artists. As an enrolled member of the Wailaki tribe, he brings a unique curatorial voice to his exhibitions by understanding what it means to be a native in the 21st century. Todd has worked with many prominent native artists including, Rick Bartow, Joe Feddersen, Edgar Heap of Birds, Wendy Red Star, Nicholas Galanin, Peter Morin, Shan Goshorn, Gail Tremblay, and Lisa Telford.
Prior to starting IMNDN, Todd worked in the museum field for over 20 years in the collections, exhibitions and curatorial departments at Portland Art Museum, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Petersen Automotive Museum and the Autry Museum of the American West. Todd recently served as a panelist for the 2016 Native Arts & Cultures Foundation Panel for Visual Arts in Portland, Oregon and was a judge/panelist for the 2016 American Indian Arts Marketplace for the Autry Museum is Los Angeles. Todd has also been selected to be on the curator roster of the Washington State Arts Commission, ARTSWA, program.
IMNDN's most recent exhibition, Woven: The Art of Contemporary Native Weavers, recently traveled to the Smithsonian affiliate Schingoethe Center at Aurora University in Illinois.