My curatorial & cultural work is rooted in a strong belief in artists’ run spaces, collective decision-making, experimentation with interdisciplinary programs/exhibitions with a strong focus on reaching out to groups and artists from communities at times marginalized by the "avant garde."


Black Oak House

In late 2015, I opened a gallery with my partner Miriam Stewart:


Gallery Relationship

Currently an active member of the Vox Populi Gallery in Philadelphia, PA


Curatorial Work 2011 – 2014

All Sound is Queer (June 2014)

Supported by Bowerbird

UPenn Rotunda

Live sound event featuring works by those identifying as queer or a queer ally.

Link to more information with article by Drew Daniel (Matmos) regarding "queer field recordings)


Uncanny Visions (2012 - 2013)

Supported by the Knight Foundation

AUX Performance Space Vox Populi Gallery

Best of Philly in local press:


"2. Uncanny Visions series at AUX
Primarily curated by Catherine Pancake, this series showcases an exciting and exemplary mix of contemporary video screenings and performance that meshes emerging artists with the likes of Shana Moulton, Dynasty Handbag, and Paul Chan.
" -- Meredith Sellers & Jonathan Santaro


Links to Events:

Uncanny Visions 2

Uncanny Visions 3

Uncanny Visions 4 (Rhizome Pick)


Eye and Ear Series (2010-2012)

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Artists Curated: Shana Moulton, Henry Flynt, Community Action Center (AK Burns & AL Steiner)


Baltimore MD Organizing and Curatorial Activities

1996 to 2010

Founding member of the following independent art orgs:

Transmodern Festival

"Best Baltimore Festival" ArtPapers pick

High Zero Festival

Red Room

Charm City Kitty Club