Art Advisory Board

Art Advisory Board

Art Advisory Board Mission

The Art Advisory Board's mission is to support the Department of Art in maintaining its position as one of the nation's leading programs in diversity and in achieving excellence in its teaching, research, creative activities, performances, facilities, and community outreach.

Our Advisory Board members are all dedicated individuals from the Los Angeles community who enthusiastically support all options within the Department of Art.

Current Advisory Board Members

Suellen Cheng
Executive Director Emeriti of the Chinese American Museumand Senior curator for the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument at Olvera Street. The CAM supports special exhibits of contemporary art and the Chinese American Museum's commitment to showing art alongside history to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation of America's diverse heritage. El Pueblo de la Reina de los Angeles (the town of the Queen of the Angels) was founded in 1781. El Pueblo is the oldest section of Los Angeles. There are twenty-seven historic buildings situated around its Plaza. Each building has a story to tell about the people of various ethnic groups who settled there, as does the colorful Mexican marketplace on Olvera Street. Olvera Street was named after the first County Judge, Agustin Olvera, in 1877.

Myron Glenn
Owner of Glenn Gallery. Located in Los Angeles it offers a unique and vast array of Fine Art. It serves as a source to collectors, designers, and many others seeking quality fine art. Glenn Gallery takes pride in meeting the specialized needs of those seeking exceptional professionalism, high quality art and absolute client satisfaction.

Mk Haley
Mk Haley has been a designer, researcher, show producer, animator, special FX designer, intern, and mentor with Walt Disney Imagineering over the past 12 years. She is currently the Manager of Communication and Collaboration for the Walt Disney New Technology and New Media Group. Mk has also been a volunteer with ACM SIGGRAPH, the Special Interest Group for Computer Graphics and Interactive Technologies, for the past 18 years, and currently serves as the Director for Communications.

Sarah Lee
Owner and director for Sarah Lee Artworks and Projects, Located in Bergamot Station in Santa Monica, California. The gallery has been established since 1998 and relocated to its current space in 2003. The focus of the gallery is on photography and drawings, but time to time, as a special project, exhibits paintings, sculptures and ceramics as well.

Gregorio Luke
director of the Museum of Latin American Art. MoLAA's mission is to educate the public about contemporary Latin American fine art (by artists who have lived and worked in Latin America since WWII) through the presentation of a significant permanent collection, dynamic exhibitions and related cultural and educational programs.

Peter Mays
Peter Mays is Executive Director of the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, LAAA's mission is to provide opportunities, resources, services and exhibition venues for Los Angeles artists, with an emphasis on emerging talent. Founded in 1925, LAAA has launched the art careers of many celebrated artists and has played a central role in the formation of Los Angeles' arts community. Today, LAAA continues to play a central role in the Los Angeles arts community by providing our artist members and the public with exceptional exhibitions and programs, as well as a forum for exchange and education through lectures, workshops and networking opportunities.

Justine Limpus Parish
Justine Limpus Parish has worked in the fashion industry as a fashion illustrator, art director, educator and designer. She created the Fashion Dept. at the Academy of Art College in San Francisco and served as it's first Dept Chair. She was Art Director for Liberty House of Calif. designer of art to wear Bridal, a free-lance fashion illustrator in S.F. and Los Angeles. She is the illustrator of "Color with Style" by Donna Fujii and author/illustrator of her own textbook "Drawing the Fashion Body". She has taught fashion at a number of S.Calif. colleges, and is currently on the fashion dept. advisory councils of three L.A. colleges

Carl Selkin
Vice President of Education at The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. It is a crown jewel of Los Angeles' museums. A national leader in exhibitions, education and research, the Museum is L.A.'s second oldest cultural institution, opening its doors in 1913. It is the largest natural and historical museum in the Western United States, safe guarding more than 33 million spectacular, diverse specimens and artifacts.