Selected Professional Activities

20052007 Co-President, Board of Directors, College of Environmental Design Alumni Association, University of California, Berkeley, CA.
2004-present The Smithsonian Archives of American Art is establishing a Gyongy Laky Research Collection
2004 Retreat Participant, Center for Craft, Creativity and Design, Unviersity of North Carolina , Hendersonville, NC.
    (Developing the Craft Research Fund)
2003 Member of team of three artists to develop a comprehensive Art Master Plan for the new Federal Food and Drug Administration facility,
    Silver Springs, MD.
2001 Artist in residence, Oxbow School, Napa CA.
2000 Founding Board member, Natonal Basketry Organization.
1998 Advisory Board Member, International Society of Arts, Mathematics and Architecture (ISAMA), University of New York, Albany NY.
1996 "Art and the Environment" Keynote presentation, Conference: European Textile Network and Projects Environment of Manchester.
1992 Panelist, Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, Art in Public Places, Sacramento, CA.
1988-1992 Trustee, American Crafts Council.
1986-1992 Member, Board of Directors, Capp Street Project, San Francisco, CA. (1986 - 89 Chair)
1986 Panelist, Colorado Council for the Arts and Humanities Fellowship Awards.
1981 Guest Curator for "Matter, Memory, Meaning," Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI (two-year touring exhibition).
1973-1977 Founder and Executive Director, Fiberworks, Center for the Textile Arts, Berkeley, CA.