Alma Villegas

Alma joined artworxLA in 2010. She enjoys working collaboratively with programming, teaching artists, students, and conveying our needs with funders, corporations and individual supporters. Co-founder and Business Director of chamanvision, a literary/arts studio, with husband Artist/Writer Gustavo Alberto Garcia Vaca.  She has developed and overseen projects for Apple, Capitol Records and Warner Bros. Produced art exhibitions and events at LACMA, MOCA Los Angeles, Mori Museum and Parco Museum in Tokyo, Japan. Alma’s work in transportation projects with a highlight of facilitating community support for Metro’s Purple Line Extension (DEIR & EIR). Alma’s career has been marked with a focus in the arts and community impact. She began her career at radio station MARS FM. At Geffen Records, she worked on artwork for now-classic albums by Nirvana and Sonic Youth and at WEA (Warner Elektra Atlantic) as Sales and Marketing Coordinator for new video gaming division. Alma holds a B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing Management and Minor in Economics from California State University, Los Angeles, and an A.S. in Engineering and Spanish from Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores, Guadalajara.