Author: Mokha Laget
Credits: Mokha laget



6117 Monte Verde Place, Santa Fe NM 87507 apacheplume2@gmail.com

Cell: 505.699.4448



2004 University of California Hayward, Graduate Study in Museum Studies

1992 CCI, Georgetown University School of Linguistics, Washington DC

Graduate Degrees in: Conference & Seminar Interpreting (E-F-E)

Translating (E-F/F-E/S-E); Consecutive Interpreting (E-F-E)

Prior degrees: BFA Corcoran School of Art, Washington DC

DEUG Anglo-American Literature and Civilization, University of Caen, France

Undergraduate Studies, Art and Anthropology, Montgomery College, Maryland

BACCALAUREAT, Philosophy, Lycée Francais, NYC, NY




2013 The Enduring Modernist aesthetics in NM, Santa Fe Arts Commission Gallery

2011  Biennale of Art and Literature II, Cairo, Egypt

 Salon de Sarria VI, Centro UNESCO de Sarria, Galicia, Spain

Tohoku Relief: Invitational, Art Sun Shiwory Gallery, Kurashiki, Japan

2010 Crux, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Libre comme l'Art, Salon Espace Champerret, Paris, France

2007 Florence Biennale of Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy

Color Field Remix, 450' x 50' Street painting, Public Art Commission, DC

2006 Centre d'Art Contemporain, Chamalières, France

Salon d'Automne, Espace Montreuil, Paris, France

2002  BFA 25, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC

Sub Rosa, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2000 Codes and Notations, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Salon d'Automne, Grand Palais, Paris, France

1999 More Poetics of Noumenalism, Whelan Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Objects of Desire, David Adamson Gallery, Washington DC

1998 Circumnavigations: Poems of touch, David Adamson Gallery, WDC

1997 In Print, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, NC

1994 Schemata, Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College, Maryland

1992 Hemicycle Inaugural Exhibit, Corcoran Gallery of Art, WDC

Revered Earth, American University, WDC

1991 Morphologies, Franz Bader Gallery, WDC

Gallery Artists, Gallery K, London, UK

1990 Materia Prima, Galerie Matisse, Institut Francais de Londres, UK

Archéographies, Galerie Métamorphose, Paris, France

Solstice, Provincetown Art Museum, MA

1989 Dream Poetics, The Kunstraum, WDC

Three Americas, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, France

1988 Threads & Labyrinths, Carega Gallery, WDC

1987 Impulse & Reverie, Carega Gallery, WDC

Art of the Matter, BC Space, Laguna Beach, CA

Torn Visions, Window Box Gallery, NYC

Chromatic Inversions, Billman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1986 Handmade Books, West Gallery, Denton, TX

Four Arts, Tallahassee Institute for Contemporary Art

FiberX, The Arts Center, Iowa City, IA

Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1984 The Ritz, NYC-WDC Collaborative with Gene Davis, DC

InterDada, The 16th Note, San Francisco, CA

1981 Post Lateralism, Jack Rasmussen Gallery, WDC






2012 Interview with NAE publisher Derek Guthrie, THE Magazine/Sept. Santa Fe,NM

2009 Catalog contributor, Derek Guthrie at Finlandia University, MI

2004-2012 Art Restoration Specialist, Majuka, LLC, New Mexico

1992-pres International Interpreter- French-Conference, Consecutive and Seminar

2004-6 Assistant Curator, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe

2003-4 Archival intern, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe

1999 Translator (>Eng) Le Livre de Saphir by G. Sinoué (Amarna Books)

 1993 Translator (> Fr) Buddhism, Wisdom and Faith (Sutra Committee, Canada)

 1992 Project Coordinator, Contemporary Art Exchange Africa/US. Regional US

 1990 Fine Arts Instructor, Maryland College of Arts & Design

1985-2008 Visual Arts Columnist/ SF Reporter, THE Magazine, New Art Examiner, others

1989-96 Independent Curator-Contemporary Art Centers & Galleries

1989 Co Chair-Coalition of Washington Artists, WDC

Catalog Editor- The Artists Congress, WDC

1988 Exhibition Specialist- National Museum of American Art & The National Learning Center

Curator, Permanent Collection Community Center for Creative Non-Violence, WDC

1986-88 PR Director, Gallery 10, District of Columbia

1985-6 Archival Specialist-Artists Estates, Washington DC

1981-4 Studio Assistant to Gene Davis, Washington Color School Painter

1984-1995 Theatre: Set Designer, Scriptwriter, Performer, Stage Director, Washington DC



2008 Performer, WaterWeavingWomen, w/ D. Mazeaud & E. Wiseman, Santa Fe, NM

1995 Curator, Noche Crist Retrospective, Washington Project for the Arts, WDC

1993 Director, Decadent Child II, by N. Crist, WPA, DC

1992 Actor, N'écoutez pas Messieurs, Troupe Histrio, WDC

1991 Performer, Resonant Environment, R. Butler, McLean Project for the Arts, VA

Curator, Metaphoric Structures, Strathmore Hall Arts Center, MD

Actor, Kean, by JP Sartre, Troupe Histrio, WDC

1990 Curator, Detritus & the Poetics of Noumenalism, Gallery 10, WDC

1989 Co Chair, The Artists Congress, National Museum of Women in the Arts

CoCurator, Elegies, Tartt Gallery, WDC

Performer, Cage-Fest, John Cage Festival, MD

Scriptwriter/Director, Decadent Child I, by N. Crist, WPA, DC

1987 Actor, L'illusion Comique, by Corneille, French Theatre, DC

1985 Actor, Tailleur pour Dames, by Feydeau, French Theatre, DC

Set Designer, Tailleur pour Dames, by Sacha Guitry, French Theatre, DC





The X Factor, Rani Molla, Santa Fe Reporter, Jan 12-18, 2011 Alex Ross,  Mokha Laget, THE Magazine, Feb/Mar, 2011 Compelling Exhibition, Harmony Hammond, Journal North Santa Fe, Jan 21, 2011 Florence Biennial, Exhibition Catalog, Nov 2007 CBS Sunday Morning, Color Field Street Painting, August 2007 Mokha Laget: Sub Rosa, Diane Armitage, THE Magazine, July 2002 Salon d'Automne, Exhibition Catalog, Paris, France, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2010 From a Hilltop to the Scenery of the Mind, Craig Smith, The NEW MEXICAN, April 23, 1999 Maps of the Invisible, Dennis Jarrett, The Santa Fe REPORTER, Vol 25, April 1999 Mokha Laget, by Joe Shannon, ART in AMERICA, June 1998 Mokha Laget: Circumnavigations, JW Mahoney, WASHINGTON REVIEW, Aug/Sept 1998 Schemata, J. Dorsey, THE BALTIMORE SUN, Aug 1994 DC Dreaming, JW Mahoney, ART in AMERICA, Feb 1991 Science & Art, M. Welzenbach, WASHINGTON POST, Oct 6, 1990 The Urge to Merge, Jane Addams Allen, WASHINGTON CITY PAPER, June 8-14,1990 Archéographies: A voyage through Time, R. Zamora, AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, June 1990 Conceptual Art in the 90's, K. Holtzman, CRITICAL MASS Catalog, April 1990 Castoffs at the Center of a Local Aesthetic, A. Thorson, WASHINGTON TIMES, Jan 11, 1990 Emerging Art of the 80's,  Art News, 1988 Collage, Exhibition Catalog, MARYLAND COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN, 1987