A collection of influential books gifted from the personal libraries of revered arts and cultural figures.

Wendy Norris

Wendy Norris is the founder and principal of Norris Communications, an arts and culture communications firm based in San Francisco. Ms. Norris has worked in the arts and culture field for over 15 years, and holds degrees in Anthropology (BA) from the University of Oregon and in Museum Studies (MA), with a focus in non-profit business administration, from John F. Kennedy University. Ms. Norris was a founding member of the Maasai Cultural Center in Eugene, Oregon in 1994, and in 1995 went on to serve as the public relations and project manager for its sister institution in Nairobi, Kenya. Prior to forming Norris Communications, Ms. Norris worked for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco in the Marketing & Communications Department, serving as Acting Director of Marketing & Communications. Notably, Ms. Norris was responsible for leading the communications and media relations team for the ramp-up and the reopening of the new Herzog & de Meuron designed de Young Museum in October 2005.