|This Fever I Can't Resist > Installation > N. Trisha Lagaso Goldberg|
Trisha lived in the San Francisco Bay Area from 1991 through 2004, where she was engaged at all levels of work in the arts, ranging from the development of youth-based education programs to community-based collaborations with institutions, such as the San Francisco Urban Institute, Southern Exposure gallery, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the San Francisco Art Institute.
Over the past decade Trisha has organized and curated a wide variety of exhibitions, with the most recent being This Fever I Can't Resist, a site-specific exhibition by Carolyn Castaño and Megan Wilson, which opened on June 6, 2008 at thirtyninehotel, located in Honolulu's Chinatown. Trisha has served as Gallery Director and Curator at thirtyninehotel since 2006; in this capacity, she has initiated and launched the gallery's annual jurired exhibition and its newly minted thirtynine Chambers Artist Residency Program (thirytnine CARP). She also organized and curated: San Francisco Babaylan: Sister City Sisters , presented at the Museo Ng Maynila, Manila, Republic of the Philippines (1998); Sino Ka? Ano Ka? (Who Are You? What Are You?) at the Fine Arts Gallery at San Francisco State University (1998); Sister Spaces at Southern Exposure (2000); Fugitive Transmissions , a solo exhibition by Jenifer Wofford, at Babylonia 1808 (2003); and MetroHAWAI'I: Gridlock and Other Local Traditions at thirtyninehotel (2006). In addition to her work with thirtyninehotel, Trisha also serves as a Commissions Project Manager at the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.
Trisha's artwork has been exhibited at the The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu's two locations, thirtyninehotel, and the Museum of Craft and Folk Art in San Francisco. She received her BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1993 and an MA in Art History from San Francisco State University in 2002.