Jennifer M. Volland is an independent writer and curator based in Long Beach, California. She conceived and co-curated the exhibition and publication Grand Hotel: Redesigning Modern Life for the Vancouver Art Gallery (2013). She is co-author of Edward A. Killingsworth: An Architect’s Life (Hennessey + Ingalls, 2013) and Long Beach Architecture: The Unexpected Metropolis (Hennessey + Ingalls, 2004). Her writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, CITY, Environmental Graphics Magazine, Sunset, Arcade journal for architecture and design, and Western Interiors and Design, among other print and online publications.
On June 20, 2014, Cara Mullio and I will be participating in a panel on Frank Bros. at the Dwell on Design conference in Los Angeles. Check here for more information.
Edward A. Killingsworth: An Architect’s Life recently received a 2014 Preservation Award from Long Beach Heritage. For more information, click here.
John Goodman of North Shore News named Grand Hotel: Redesigning Modern Life the top non-fiction book of 2013. For more information, click here.
Cara Mullio and I — along with graphic design Andrew Byrom, former Killingsworth associate Michael McCabe, and former CSULB administrator Jon Regnier — are participating in a panel discussion entitled Killingsworth: A Master Plan for Learning on November 16, 2013 (sponsored by the Society of Architectural Historians). For more information, click here.