Producer

I can bring my experience both as a facilitator, instructor, and event producer to your project. I can research and prepare an original course on a topic or conduct information finding sessions for tasks such as group brainstorming or collaborative problem solving.

My experience:

My work has been featured in museum shows at MoMA P.S.1, the Henry Art Gallery, and Frye Art Museum. I have produced events in Vancouver BC, Seattle, Chicago, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and New York.

I have designed, produced, and managed performance series including Writers on Work (2004), Resuscitating Utopia (2005), Jack Straw Writers (2007). In addition, I have planned and hosted conference such as the Water/Sewer Commissioners Summer Conference 1995 and The Unassociated Writing Conference and Dance Party (2005). I regularly conduct facilitation sessions in brainstorming and problem discovery and identification.

Museum and Gallery Shows

  • Genius / 21 Century / Seattle (Matt Briggs, Gary Groth, and John Olson) Frye Art Museum, 10/10/15
  • Jack Straw’s 50th Anniversary Performance Celebration, Jack Straw (new Media Gallery), 6/16/12
  • “Take the Cake,” Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, 11/2/06 – 12/14/06
  • “P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center presents Fine Print: Alternative Media,” MoMA PS1, New York 2/25/06

Produced Events

  • The PowerPoint Off, Producer, Jewel Box Theater, Seattle, 11/18/2008
  • “Unassociated Writers Conference,” Western Front, Vancouver BC, 4/2/05
  • Resuscitating Utopia, Producer, Richard Hugo House, Seattle, 2005
  • Rendezvous Reading Series, Series Curator, Seattle, 2001-2005
  • Writers on Work, Producer, Richard Hugo House, Seattle, 2004
  • Summer Conference, Coordinator, Washington State Water/Sewer Commission, Everette WA, 1995

Panels

  • “Use the Nintex Platform as a microservices platform,” Matt Briggs and Vadim Tabakman, InspireX, New Orleans, 2/13-2/15/17
  • “Writers in the Information Economy (Conversations on Social Issues), Matt Briggs and Paul Hunter, Seattle Central Community College, 2/4/16
  • “The Parent-Writer: Can We Really Have It All?” (Ava Chin, Jane Delury, Jessica Blau, Matt Briggs, Molly Wizenberg), Associated Writing Conference, Seattle 2014, 2/28/14
  • “The Raven Chronicles at 23,” Kathleen Alcálá, Anna Bálint, Matt Briggs, Donna Miscolta, Carletta Carrington Wilson, SeattleAssociated Writing Conference Seattle 2014, 2/27/14
  • “Marketing vs. Writing with a Nod to the New Media,” Priscilla Long, Waverly Fitzgerald, Cynthia Hartwig, Matt Briggs, Associated Writing Conference Boston 2013, 3/7/13
  • “New Media for New (and Old) Authors and Writers,” Priscilla Long, Matt Briggs, Waverly Fitzgerald, Rebecca Agiewich, Cynthia Hartwig, ChicagoAssociated Writing Conference, Chicago 2012, 2/29/12
  • “Future of Publishing,” Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, 5/27/09
  • “Interview of Mary Gordon and Lydia Millett,” Bumbershoot, 9/4/07
  • ArtTalk, Microsoft, 10/5/06
  •  “Interview of Nick Bantock,” Northwest Book Fest, 10/23/02
  • “Ebooks: What Beginning Writer’s Need to Know,” Northwest Book Fest, 10/21/01
  • “New Fiction from the West,” Northwest Bookfest, Seattle, 10/22/00
  • “Disappearances,” Annual Inquiry, Richard Hugo House, Seattle, 10/7/00

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