Cris Moss is the Gallery Director and Curator for the White Box. Moss’ curatorial practices presented important and groundbreaking exhibitions of work by Daniel Heyman, Waffa Bilal, Suzanne Opton, and Peter Campus among others. He has engaged in professional practices with University of Oregon, Linfield College, Clark College, Maine College of Art, and Pacific Northwest College of Art. Moss has consulted and worked with Maccarone Inc., the Swiss Institute of Contemporary Art, the National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture, Oregon Arts Commission, The Ford Family Foundation and Regional Arts and Culture Council among many others. As a visual artist Moss explores narratives both scripted and non-scripted. He has exhibited nationally and internationally, including The Melbourne International Arts Festival in Australia, Nottdance in the UK, Display Gallery in Prague, Swiss Institute of Contemporary Art in New York City, The Armory Show in New York City, Portland Institute of Contemporary Art T:B:A, Elizabeth Leach Gallery in Portland, Work Sound in Portland, Whatcom Art Museum in Bellingham, Washington, and Yellowstone Art Museum in Billings, Montana. Moss received an MFA from New York University, and a BFA from Pacific Northwest College of Art.
Kate Wagle is a professor of art and White Box Advisory Committee Chair for the School of Architecture and Allied Arts at the University of Oregon in Portland. She exhibits her artwork internationally, lectures and leads workshops throughout the country and in Asia. Her work has been the subject of numerous articles and reviews, and she was awarded a regional artist fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She also writes for periodicals in her field, and serves on the executive committee of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. Prior to her appointment in Portland, Professor Wagle served from 1999 to 2008 as Head of the Department of Art at the University of Oregon in Eugene. She taught previously at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, New Mexico State University, Montana State University, Oregon School of Arts and Crafts, and Portland State University. She received her graduate degree in art from Arizona State University.