Our Current Board

David Prowler, President
Brit Epperson, Vice President
Cindy Morton, Secretary
John Jordan, Treasurer
Lisa Baird
Ruth Berson
Clair Bright
Bari Havlik
Marcello Lariosa
Jeannine Merritt-Elzey
Greg Price
Ellen Smart Oswald
Gargi Talukder
Leah Tarlen
Craig Vaughan
Cheryl Ward


Administrative, Management & Support Staff

Linda Johnson, Executive Director
Shaelyn Hanes, Office Manager
Megan Hover, Development Manager
Ann Kappes, Director of Licensing
E. Francis Kohler, CE2 Studio & Services Manager/Visual Arts Instructor
Paul Moshammer, Studio Director
Elena “Bety” Ortiz, Habilitation Aide
Ken Paul Rosenthal, Art & Exhibition Preparator
Jaime Wong, Gallery Coordinator


Kelley Kerslake
Visual Arts Instructor

Kelley was born and raised in the shadow of Hollywood, and moved in 1989 to San Francisco for the northern light. On a break from a nascent career in architecture, she worked various jobs involving food, designed and painted theater sets and murals, and went back to school, finally earning a degree in painting at the San Francisco Art Institute. Making art has been her life ever since. She has been teaching art and working with people with disabilities since 1999, much of that time as a substitute teacher at Creativity Explored, and as a Visual Arts Instructor since October 2008. Kelley also coordinates community outings to art galleries, museums, artists’ studios, etc. 

Every day astounds me, here. It is a vibrant, rich environment to work in, one which supports the endless flow of creative energy and ideas: I feel very privileged to be part of that support and witness to the process of so much great art-making.

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
Kelley Kerslake, 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
Horace Washington, Visual Arts Instructor
Danielle Wright, 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