our board of directors.

artworxLA's team of dedicated staff members, board of directors and teaching artists is uniquely visionary, artistic, diverse, enthusiastic, and resourceful.


Grant C. Kirkpatrick, AIA, Chair

Founder and CEO
KAA Design


Nicole Barnette, 



Ned Brown

Commercial Executive Producer
Marvin Gardens Media


Jordan Cerf

Talent Agency /TV Literary Dept. WME


Eric Hanks

M. Hanks Gallery

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Dominique Lawhead

Student Representative

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Abraham Lizama

Alumni Representative


Raymond Leon Roker

Founder, URB.COM
Goldenvoice Festivals


Frances Terpak

Curator of Photographs
The Getty Research Institute

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Cesar Trelles

Vice President of
Business Development Manager, Southern California at Union Bank


Marc Webb

Director                                   Gifted
The Amazing Spider-Man 2, 
The Amazing Spider-Man
and (500) Days of Summer


Joseph W. Skeehan, Vice-Chair

President Skeehan & Company

Andy Merkin, Treasurer

Movement Factory

Cynthia Campoy Brophy

Founder and Executive Director

Corky Hale Stoller

Corky Hale Production

Lisa Kring

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Mindfulness Facilitator


Mark Leos

Educational Consultant
LAUSD Principal (Ret.)



Luis J. Rodriguez

Writer and Cultural Worker
Co-founder, Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural

Ronald D. Rosen, Esq.

Law Offices of Ronald D. Rosen
Board Secretary, Wallis Annenberg
Center for Performing Arts, Beverly Hills

Lynne E. Thompson

Scripps College

Sophia Waugh

National PTA Board of Directors
Past Member
Los Angeles County Board of Education


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