TEAM

JENNY GIL
Executive Director

NEVILLE WAKEFIELD
Artistic Director

AMANDA HUNT
Co-Curator

MATTHEW SCHUM
Co-Curator



LOURENCA ALENCAR
Head of Production

KAMIL BESKI
Head of Production

IRINA GUSIN
Project Manager

ANIDA ISAKOVIC
Bookkeeper

NOELIA LECUE
Assistant to the Artistic Director

JASA MCKENZIE
Administrative and Curatorial Assistant

IVY SON
Production Assistant and Volunteer Coordinator

SONYA TAMADDON
Project Manager

TIA VANICH
Executive Producer

LAURA WATTS
Development Manager

DONORS

SPONSORS

PARTNERS

ADVISORY
COMMITTEE

XIMENA CAMINOS

BRAD DUNNING

NOHRA HAIME

PHIL HOELTING

HANS ULRICH OBRIST

ERIC SHINER

FRANKLIN SIRMANS

KIM SWIFT

NATO THOMPSON

ANGELA WESTWATER


BOARD
OF DIRECTORS

SUSAN L. DAVIS
President

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

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

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


DIANE ALLEN
Board of VIA Art Fund; Art Collector & Patron

STEVEN BILLER
Development Officer, California Desert Arts Council

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

BETH RUDIN DEWOODY
Art Collector & Curator; President, Rudin Family Foundations

VICKI HOOD
Retired Partner, Kirkland & Ellis, LLP

JAMIE KABLER
Entrepreneur; Founder, Rancho Mirage Writers Festival

MARGARET KEUNG
Executive Director, Boys & Girls Club of Palm Springs

KEN KUCHIN
Philanthropist

YAEL LIPSCHUTZ, PH.D.
Curator

ZOE LUKOV
Curator, Faena Art Center, Miami Beach & Buenos Aires

TRISTAN MILANOVICH
Fashion stylist

ED RUSCHA
Artist

LINDA USHER
Entrepreneur; Founder & Former CEO of O2COOL

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


ED DORAN
Treasurer

EDUCATION
COMMITTEE

CAROL NASH
Chair

KIM BRYSON
HUGH GLENN
ANNA SONSER


REAL ESTATE
COMMITTEE

VICKI FRENCH
Chair

 

CONTACT

GENERAL INQUIRIES
info@desertx.org


MEDIA INQUIRIES
Lyn Winter
lyn@lynwinter.com

Livia Mandoul
livia@lynwinter.com

 
 

FOUNDING
BENEFACTORS

FOUNDING
MEMBERS