October 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sharing a coast, the Northern California and the Northwest Chapters had hoped to have an event to share their work with each other. Now, with our lives online, we can open a window to virtually get to know each other across the continent. We hope you will join us for a Virtual Pecha Kucha highlighting the flexible and innovative ways in which our members have met the challenges presented by the current COVID19 pandemic. In this Time of Corona, these women have found new methods, deep motivation, and inspiring commitment for the pursuit of their projects and goals in their fields.
Among the many presenters in this faced-paced and stimulating revelation of ventures and accomplishments, we look forward to meeting:
- Julie McCray, Gallerist and founding member of Commotion West Berkeley for crowd-funding exciting projects like murals, community gardens, parklets, public art, pop-up events
- Terri Cohn, Art Historian, curator, writer and educator
- Dorothy Davila, Managing Director of the Headlands Center for the Arts, who recently made an employment change and will address the adjustments in job search, interview process and building a new team during the pandemic
- Lisa Chadwick, Gallerist who initiated online postings of pairings of poetry and art leading to a new book published to raise money for a food support non-profit
- Gina Werfel, Professor of Art at the University of California Davis will discuss the challenges in teaching studio courses online
- Ann Trinca, former Director of the Berkeley Art Center who became an independent art consultant, curator, and artist management advocate.
- Joyce Ertel Hulbert, Textile Conservation
- Jeanie Craig, Art Collection Management and Appraisals
- Emily Zimmerman is a curator and writer based in Seattle, WA. Emily is the Director of the Jacob Lawrence Gallery at the University of Washington’s School of Art + Art History + Design, and editor for the art journal MONDAY
- Paula Stokes, glass artist and teacher, project director for two of Chihuly’s most acclaimed exhibitions, and co-founder of METHOD gallery
- Kira Burge is the President of Shunpike’s Board of Directors and has 13+ years of experience developing programs, events and exhibitions, including 6+ years successfully producing the Seattle Art Fair. Kira previously held positions at Greg Kucera Gallery and Ramsay Fairs, and founded Interstitial gallery and project space which was dedicated to showcasing video and new media art.
- Marge Levy, art advocate, ceramics artist, Artist Trust Board of Trustees, intrepid scuba diver
- Allison Kramer, is a fine art professional, most recently with Chihuly, inc.
- Donna Davies is currently deputy director of Pilchuck glass, and recently Group Show Director producing the Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art (SOFA) fairs
- Lauren Gallow is a writer, editor, and marketing consultant specializing in architecture, design, and art. Formerly an in-house writer for Olson Kundig, Lauren is currently the Editorial Chair of ARCADE, and her writing has appeared in Dwell, Metropolis, New American Paintings, GRAY Magazine, and Seattle Met, among others.
- Kathleen Warren is co-founder and art director of overall creative, a women owned and operated creative services company based in Seattle. Founded in 2019, overall creative focuses on public and private mural designs and installation throughout Washington and beyond. She strongly believes in advocating for artists who have not had the privilege, freedom, or tools to experiment in large scale works.
Thank you to Jan Wurm, Northern California Chapter and Lorrie Cardoso, Northwest Chapter for organizing this program.