David Ross is now working as chair of the interdisciplinary low-residency MFA: Art Practice program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
He also plays guitar and sings with the band Breakneck Ridge Revue, traveling and lecturing at art schools and museums, and is president of the board of the American Center for Folk Music.
He is an active board member of the Artists Pension Trust. He is the former director, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; director, Whitney Museum of American Art; director, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; associate director, chief curator, Berkeley Art Museum; deputy director, curator of video art, Long Beach Museum of Art; curator of video art, Everson Museum of Art.
Curatorial Projects Include: “Tomorrow,” Kumho Museum, Artsonje Center, Seoul and Long March Space, Beijing; “Peter Campus: A Survey,” Antico Collegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City; “Lorna Simpson: 31,” Claustro Sor Juana, Mexico City; “Quotidiana,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Castello di Rivoli, Italy; “KoreAmericaKorea,” Sonje Museum, Seoul; “Bill Viola: a 25 Year Survey,” Whitney Museum of American Art, traveling exhibition: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Art Institute of Chicago