DESERT EXHIBITION OF ART

 

FROM FEB 25 THROUGH APRIL 30, 2017, THE COACHELLA VALLEY AND ITS DESERT LANDSCAPE BECAME THE CANVAS FOR A CURATED EXHIBITION OF SITE-SPECIFIC WORK BY ESTABLISHED AND EMERGING ARTISTS, WHOSE PROJECTS AMPLIFIED AND ARTICULATED GLOBAL AND LOCAL ISSUES THAT RANGED FROM CLIMATE CHANGE TO STARRY SKIES, FROM TRIBAL CULTURE AND IMMIGRATION TO TOURISM, GAMING, AND GOLF. THE ART WORKS, IN VARIOUS INDOOR AND OUTDOOR LOCATIONS, WERE FREE AND OFFERED VISITORS A WAY TO SEE THE VALLEY AND REFLECT ON SERIOUS AND PLAYFUL ISSUES THROUGH THE LENS OF THE PARTICIPATING ARTISTS' CREATIVITY AND WORK.

ADVISORY
COMMITTEE

XIMENA CAMINOS

BRAD DUNNING

NOHRA HAIME

PHIL HOELTING

HANS ULRICH OBRIST

ERIC SHINER

FRANKLIN SIRMANS

DOUG SMITH

JOSIE SMITH

KIM SWIFT

ANGELA WESTWATER

EDUCATION
COMMITTEE

CAROL NASH
Chair

BOARD
OF DIRECTORS

SUSAN L. DAVIS
President
Editorial Director,
The Annenberg Retreat
at Sunnylands

DR. STEVEN NASH
Vice President
Former Executive Director,
Palm Springs Art Museum

MARY SWEENEY
Vice President
Chair, Film Independent Board
of Directors Dino and Martha
De Laurentiis Endowed Professor,
School of Cinematic Arts, USC

MARGARET KEUNG
Treasurer
Senior Banker, Pacific Premier Bank

ELIZABETH K. SORENSEN
Secretary
Trustee, The Annenberg
Foundation Trust at Sunnylands

PAUL CLEMENTE
Art Director, Coachella Valley Music
and Art Festival & Stagecoach Festival

BETH RUDIN DEWOODY
Art Collector, Curator,
and President, Rudin Family
Foundations

JAMIE KABLER
Entrepreneur; Founder, Rancho
Mirage Writers Festival

KEN KUCHIN
Philanthropist

YAEL LIPSCHUTZ, PH.D.
Curator

ZOE LUKOV
Director of Exhibitions,
Faena Art Center, Miami Beach
& Buenos Aires

TRISTAN MILANOVICH
Fashion stylist

ED RUSCHA
Artist

LYN WINTER
International communications
and marketing strategist,
Former Director of Communications,
MOCA, Los Angeles

STAFF

MARIANNE FALK
Managing Director

MARNIE NAVARRO
Administrative Assistant

 
 

FOUNDING
BENEFACTORS

FOUNDING
MEMBERS