Barbara Goldstein, Board Chair and President

Barbara Goldstein, Board Chair and President

Barbara Goldstein is an independent consultant focusing on public art planning and creative placemaking. She is the former Public Art Director for the City of San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs and editor of Public Art by the Book, a primer published by Americans for the Arts and the University of Washington Press. Ms. Goldstein has directed the public art programs in Seattle and Los Angeles, worked as a cultural planner, architectural and art critic, editor and publisher. She is past chair of the Chair of the Public Art Network for Americans for the Arts.
From 1980-85 she edited and published Arts + Architecture magazine. She has written for art and architectural magazines both nationally and internationally, and has lectured on public art throughout the United States, and in Canada, Japan, China and Taipei