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20th Annual Envisioning California Conference

California Imagined: The Arts of the Golden State

Envisioning California Conference
Thursday, September 18 - Friday, September 19, 2008
Sacramento Convention Center
Sacramento, California


Andrew Anker, Professor, California State University, Sacramento, Department of Design

Terry Beers, Professor, Santa Clara University, Department of English

Stephen Blumberg, Professor, California State University, Sacramento, Department of Music

Leni Boorstin, Director of Community Affairs, Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

St. John Colon, Lead Artist, Heavy Iron Studios

Wayne Cook, Arts Program Specialist, California Arts Council

Rosette Costello, Principal, Peralta Elementary School, Oakland

Tim Culvahouse, Editor, arcCA Magazine, Culvahouse Consulting

Nicholas Docous, Principal, Lionakis Beaumont Design Group

Joyce Donaldson, Associate to the Executive Director for Strategic Projects and Arts Education, Mondavi Center for Performing Arts, UC Davis

Eric Elder, CEO, OW! Entertainment

Brad Erickson, Executive Director, Theatre Bay Area

Adriana Galvez, Illustrator, Painter & Designer, Film Roman

Carolyn Gibbs, Professor and Program Coordinator, California State University, Sacramento, Department of Design

Jason Gieger, Professor, California State University, Sacramento, Department of English

Daniel Goldmark, Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Department of Music

Dean Gorby, Administrator for Visual and Performing Arts, Stockton Unified School District

Roberto Gutierrez Varea, Professor and Chair, University of San Francisco, Department of Performing Arts

Bryan Ha, Consultant, Office of Senator Jack Scott, Joint Committee on the Arts

Rhyena Halpern, Executive Director, Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission

Jan-Christopher Horak, Director, UCLA, Film & Television Archive

James D. Houston, Author

Jorge Huerta, Chancellor's Associate's Professor of Theatre, UC San Diego, Department of Theatre and Dance

Muriel Johnson, Director, California Arts Council

Loren Kajikawa, Graduate Student, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Musicology

Honorable Betty Karnette, (D-Long Beach), California State Assembly

Amarpal Khanna, Director of Visual and Media Arts, ICEF (Inner City Education Foundation) Public Schools

John King, Reporter, Urban Design and Architecture, San Francisco Chronicle

Ralph Lewin, Executive Director, California Council for the Humanities

Vi Ly, Dean of Academic Affairs, East Los Angeles College

Teresa Madden, Professor, California State University, Northridge, Department of Sociology

Kenneth Marcus, Associate Professor, University of La Verne, International Studies Institute

Jeffrey Mason, Dean, California State University, Sacramento, College of Arts and Letters

Doe Mayer, Professor, USC, School of Cinematic Arts

Carlos Morton, Professor, UC Santa Barbara, Department of Theater & Dance

Chevelle Newsome, Acting Dean, California State University, Sacramento, Office of Graduate Studies

Trena Noval, Art Coach and Artist, Alameda County Office of Education, Alliance for Arts Learning Leadership, Peralta Elementary School, Oakland

Alex Ojeda, Mentor, MOSAIC (Mentoring to Overcome Struggles and Inspire Courage)

Crystal Olson, Professor, California State University, Sacramento, Department of Teacher Education

Noel Perry, Founder, Next 10 and Founder, 100 Families, Oakland

Roberto Pomo, Director and Professor, Honors Program, Department of Theatre and Dance, California State University, Sacramento

Karen Rapp, Director, Vincent Price Museum, East Los Angeles College

Jennifer Roman, Program Director, MOSAIC (Mentoring to Overcome Struggles and Inspire Courage)

Laurie Schell, Executive Director, California Alliance for Arts Education

Paulette Singley, Professor, Woodbury University, School of Architecture

Mark Slavkin, Vice President for Education, Music Center, Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County

Jose Tribaldo, Student, MOSAIC (Mentoring to Overcome Struggles and Inspire Courage)

Manny Velazquez, Director of Youth Development, Positive Alternatives for Youth

   Sponsored by
  • Center for California Studies /California State University, Sacramento
  • The Center for Southern California Studies/California State University, Northridge

For more information call the Center for California Studies (916) 278-6906