Marcello Lariosa
Marcello Lariosa has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for over twenty years and has lived in California for most of his life. Marcello has been in the banking industry for 27 years in a variety of capacities including Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, and Compliance. He recently joined Wells Fargo as the Head of Treasury Management Compliance - Senior Vice President in March 2019 where he manages a team of Compliance professionals.

Marcello was first introduced to Creativity Explored in 2013 when an existing Board member invited him to attend the annual gala. Being introduced to the organization's mission at the time had an immediate influence on Marcello, who has since regularly attended Art Changes Lives and continues to enjoy the art from a number of artists. As such, being a Board member to Creativity Explored and helping the organization continue to flourish is very inspirational for Marcello. Marcello was nominated as the Creativity Explored Treasurer in late 2018 and is also part of the Finance Committee.

Our Current Board

David Prowler, President
Brit Epperson, Vice President
John Jordan, Treasurer
Carol Waitte, Secretary
Lisa Baird
Ruth Berson
Clair Bright
Marcello Lariosa
Rel Lavizzo-Mourey
Jeannine Merritt-Elzey
Arianna Orland
Greg Price
Gargi Talukder
Leah Tarlen
Craig Vaughan
Cheryl Ward


Administrative, Management & Support Staff

Linda Johnson, Executive Director
Karyn Freer, Operations Manager
Shaelyn Hanes, Administrative Assistant
Megan Hover, Development Manager
Ann Kappes, Director of Licensing
E. Francis Kohler, CE2 Studio & Services Manager/Visual Arts Instructor
Michael Korcek, Director of Marketing & Partnerships
Cléa Massiani, Exhibitions Coordinator
Paul Moshammer, Studio Director
Prasant Nukalapati, Outreach and Community Programs Coordinator
Elena “Bety” Ortiz, Habilitation Aide
Renée Rhodes, Communications Associate
Ken Paul Rosenthal, Art & Exhibition Preparator
Liliana Torpey, Development Associate
Jaime Wong, Gallery Coordinator


Teaching Artists

Victor Cartagena, Visual Arts Instructor
Suda Changkasiri, Visual Arts Instructor
Gilles Combet , Visual Arts Instructor
Leeza Doreian, Visual Arts Instructor
Carole Fitzgerald, CCSF Visual Arts Instructor
Andrew Gilson, Visual Arts Instructor
Judith LaRosa, Visual Arts Instructor
Eric Larson, Assistant Studio Manager & Visual Arts Instructor
Joseph McGovern, Visual Arts Instructor
Geri Montano, Visual Arts Instructor
Larry Morace, Visual Arts Instructor
Michael Napper, Visual Arts Instructor
Pilar Olabarria, Visual Arts Instructor & Services Coordinator
Glenn Peckman, Visual Arts Instructor
Enrique Quintero, Visual Arts Instructor
Patricia Rubio, Visual Arts Instructor
Horace Washington, Visual Arts Instructor

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Contact

Email
General Inquiries
info@creativityexplored.org

Executive Director
Linda Johnson

Gallery
Jaime Wong

Development/Fundraising
Megan Hover

Marketing/Public Relations
Michael Korcek

Licensing
Ann Kappes

Volunteering
volunteer@creativityexplored.org

Studio / Gallery / Offices
3245 16th Street (at Guerrero Street)
San Francisco CA 94103
(415) 863-2108 Phone
(415) 863-1655 Fax
gallery@creativityexplored.org

Studio Hours
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 2:30 pm

Gallery Hours
Monday – Friday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Saturday, 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Or by appointment


 
Second Studio (CE2)
One Arkansas Street (at 16th Street), Studio E
San Francisco CA 94107

(415) 863-2946 Phone
(415) 863-2922 Fax
ce2@creativityexplored.org

CE2 Studio Hours
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 2:30 pm

CE2 Public Hours
Monday – Friday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Or by appointment


 
Online Store
(415) 863-2108 Phone
store@creativityexplored.org


 

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