Our Current Board

David Prowler, President
Brit Epperson, Vice President
Marcello Lariosa, Treasurer
Carol Waitte, Secretary
Lisa Baird
Ruth Berson
Clair Bright
Jessica Daniel
John Jordan
Rel Lavizzo-Mourey
Jeannine Merritt-Elzey
Michelle Morrison
Arianna Orland
Greg Price
Mary Ruppert
Enrique Sánchez
Gargi Talukder
Leah Tarlen
Henry Tsai
Ravneet Uberoi
Craig Vaughan
Cheryl Ward


Alayna Cate
Art & Business Development Americorps VISTA Member
Alayna Cate is Creativity Explored’s Art and Business Development AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteer in Service to America). Before joining CE, Alayna worked as a public school teacher, private music instructor, professional commercial artist, and graduate research assistant. A Tennessee native, Alayna received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Music Education with honors from Middle Tennessee State University and her Masters of Public Policy from Vanderbilt University Peabody College.
At CE, Alayna focuses on developing and strengthening partnerships with community members, stakeholders, businesses, corporations, and other arts organizations in an effort to support CE artists with developmental disabilities.
 
In her spare time, Alayna loves the beach, roller skating, hanging out with her cat, and learning the trade of tattooing.

Administrative, Management & Support Staff

Linda Johnson, Executive Director
Alayna Cate, Art & Business Development Americorps VISTA Member
Karyn Freer, Operations Manager
Megan Hover, Development Director
Ann Kappes, Director of Licensing
E. Francis Kohler, CE2 Studio & Services Manager/Visual Arts Instructor
Michael Korcek, Director of Marketing & Partnerships
Cléa Massiani, Curator & Exhibitions Coordinator
Paul Moshammer, Studio Director
Roshann Pressman, Institutional Giving Coordinator
Liliana Torpey, Development Associate
Jaime Wong, Gallery Coordinator


Teaching Artists

Victor Cartagena, Visual Arts Instructor
Suda Changkasiri, Visual Arts Instructor
Ajit Chauhan, Substitute Visual Arts Instructor
Gilles Combet , Visual Arts Instructor
Leeza Doreian, Visual Arts Instructor
Carole Fitzgerald, CCSF Visual Arts Instructor
Andrew Gilson, Visual Arts Instructor
Lacey Johnson, Visual Arts Instructor
Judith LaRosa, Visual Arts Instructor
Eric Larson, Assistant Studio Manager & Visual Arts Instructor
Joseph McGovern, Visual Arts Instructor
Victor Molina, Substitute 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

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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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