Symposium Organizers

The following individuals are recognized for the leadership roles they played in organizing the Craft Forward symposium at California College of the Arts:
Craft Forward Administration
Craft Forward Cochair: Deborah Valoma, Director of Fine Arts
Craft Forward Cochair: Mark Takiguchi, Associate Director of Fine Arts
Craft Forward Manager: Julie Caffey, Fine Arts Program Manager, Undergraduate
Craft Forward Website Content Manager: Molly Mitchell, Fine Arts Program Coordinator, Undergraduate
Craft Forward Faculty Task Force
Russell Baldon, Assistant Professor, Chair of Furniture
Julia Bryan-Wilson, Visiting Scholar
Richard Elliott, Senior Adjunct Professor, Chair of Textiles
Donald Fortescue, Professor of Furniture
Nathan Lynch, Assistant Professor, Chair of Ceramics
Nance O’Banion, Professor, Chair of Printmaking
Ted Purves, Assistant Professor, Chair of Graduate Fine Arts
Clifford Rainey, Professor, Chair of Glass
Sanjit Sethi, Assistant Professor, Chair of Community Arts
Marilyn da Silva, Professor, Chair of Jewelry / Metal Arts
Allison Smith, Assistant Professor of Sculpture
Manufractured Exhibition Curators
Mara Holt Skov, Adjunct Professor of Industrial Design
Steven Skov Holt, Distinguished Professor of Industrial Design and Graduate Design
Craft Forward Exhibition Curators
Russell Baldon, Assistant Professor, Chair of Furniture
Nathan Lynch, Assistant Professor, Chair of Ceramics
Mara Holt Skov, Adjunct Professor of Industrial Design
Craft Forward Soiree & Student Pecha Kucha Organizers
Ted Purves, Assistant Professor, Chair of Graduate Fine Arts
Chrissie Bradley, Fine Arts Program Manager, Graduate
David Morini, Fine Arts Program Coordinator, Graduate
Craft Forward Identity Design
Mark Fox, Designer, Design is Play
Angie Wang, Designer, Design is Play
Event Planner
Anna Kauffman
Craft Forward Banners
Kathleen Larisch, Professor, Textiles Program
Ty Tham, student, Textiles Program
Website
Julie Mendez
Molly Mitchell