Host Committee

The 2017 Art Palm Springs Host Committee is comprised of avid supporters of the arts and the desert’s leading art patrons.

Elizabeth Armstrong

The JoAnn McGrath Executive Director of the Palm Springs Art Museum...

Shari Applebaum

Shari Applebaum is a photojournalist, adventurist and artist...

Clayton J. Baldwin

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Steven Biller

Steven Biller is a writer, editor, speaker, and advocate for the arts...

Marlene & Brian Billington

Nancy Allen Blum & Mark Blum

(bios coming soon!) ...

William Butler

William Butler lives in New York City – Hell’s Kitchen – where he...

Mary Cardas & Les Edelberg

(bios coming soon!)...

Michael Childers

Born in North Carolina, Childers attended the UCLA Film School where...

Nancy & Tom Cunningham

Carol Bell Dean & Ed Dean

David Einstein

David Einstein (b. 1946) is an artist working on the west coast of the...

Frederick Fisher

Frederick Fisher founded the firm that is recognized for innovative...

Dann Foley

Dann opened his namesake firm as a senior year project in college...

Helene Galen

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Frank Garofolo & Donald W. Osborne

(bios coming soon!) ...

Homeira & Arnold Goldstein

Adam Gilbert

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Robert Hayden III & Rick Silver

(bios coming soon!) ...

Dr. Jayme & Dr. Ken Jesser

Marc Jonston

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Barbara & Jerry Keller

Barbara Keller was a theatre director and producer in NY and worked...

Christopher Kennedy

Christopher Kennedy has quickly and not-so-quietly emerged...

Geoff Kors

Geoff Kors first moved to Palm Springs in 2000 and was elected...

Mary Ann LaBahn

During and following a career in Banking, Mary Ann LaBahn has continuously...

Marylin Loesberg

(bio coming soon!)...

Donna MacMillan

Donna MacMillan is Art Palm Springs 2017 Artist of the Year

Ardith Marguleas

Ardith Marguleas has been involved with the Contemporary Art Council...

Christy Majors

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Harold Matzner

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John Monahan

John Monahan is from Minnesota and resided there until 1974 when...

Robert Moon & Richard Hammack

(bios coming soon!) ...

Barry W. Morse

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Keith Markovitz

Keith Markovitz has spent the last 15 years representing many of the...

Steven Nash

Steven Nash is the Director Emeritus of the Palm Springs Art Museum...

Lance O'Donnell

Architect Lance O’Donnell enjoys a lifelong connection to desert living...

Susanne Orton

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Marlene O'Sullivan

(bio coming soon!)...

Russell Parenti

The “Russell” of Marc Russell, brings his own perspective as co-owner...

Dallas Price and Bob Van Breda

Jeffery Salas-Arellano

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Phyllis & Gary Schahet

Gary is a graduate of Miami University, Oxford, OH, 1964 with...

Jordan D. Schnitzer

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Fay Sarkowsky

Faye has been an active community volunteer and arts patron in both...

Erin Scott & Brandt Kuhn

Paula Stoeke

Paula Stoeke has been a curator for 25 years with a concentration...

Richard 'Kip' Serafin

Richard “Kip” Serafin – founder of The KiP Group – has been involved...

Hugh Van Horn

(bio coming soon!) ...

Mike & January Ward

(bios coming soon!) ...

James Williamson

James Williamson is an experienced leader with a proven commitment to...

David Wilson

(bio coming soon!) ...