Arts Education Committee Meeting Minutes – 12.01.2015

Arts Education Committee Meeting Minutes – 12.01.2015

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Arts Education Committee Meeting
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
Studio One Theater
340 N. Escondido Blvd. Escondido, CA 92025



Tuesday, December 1, 2015, 1–2:30 pm

Host: Leah Goodwin

Committee Members/RSVPs:

  • Leah Goodwin, Host/Co-Chair
  • Daniel Foster
  • Pablo Samonta
  • Stella Karl
  • Karen Jobe
  • Dana Stanford
  • Matthew Armstrong, absent
  • Jessica Baron
  • Gailee Walker Wells
  • Elizabeth Pace
  • Kirsten Vega
  • Alexsandra Babic
  • Robert Parker
  • Tara Graviss
  • Anne Hall, absent
  • Kay Wagner MacMurray
  • Spramani Elaun
  • Brigid Parsons
  • Cecelia Kouma, absent
  • Jim Kapsalis
  • Merryl Goldberg, absent

Meeting Notes (by Leah Goodwin):

  • Members of the group shared their work and their affiliations:
  • Part of the goal is to educate the public about arts education
  • Create a comprehensive website and/or source/directory of youth arts programs/summer camps for North County population
  • Ideas include: Curate a library show, community outreach, groups can pathways to students, college events are poorly attended foster new relationships create possibilities for student interns in the arts.
  • Support stronger community engagement with the universities/colleges in North County
  • Develop more arts professional development programs and opportunities
  • Create more youth exhibitions in community via community centers, libraries, corp. lobbies, businesses, etc.
  • More students’ get access to education the range of options
  • Identify best practices in K-12 arts education in San Diego (Chula Vista)
  • Build access and awareness bring the arts to the streets.
  • Oceanside Art Walk First Friday could expand across the 78 as a North county arts day.
  • Next  steps; NCAN find an umbrella 501C3 or become it’s a 501C3.
  • Irvine Foundation and CAC may fund NCAN.
  • NCAN can become a membership organization.
  • Create a website that is a place to share events information, jobs, festivals and all of the visual and performing arts in organizations.