Lisa Cross | President
Kate Hudgens | Treasurer
Jamie Muth works in administration at the Bemis School of Art at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. She is a creative change-maker, visual artist, and amateur pianist. Jamie’s strength lies in her ability to combine creative processes and social action to empower marginalized communities. She strives to leave people with the recognition that they are powerful agents of change & capable of applying their skills and strengths to effectively leverage that power.
Laurie Wilson Laurie is active in the Springs Arts Community. She’s had a long career in digital design and visual communications. Since 2010, she’s worn several hats at the Air Force Academy: graphics designer, animator, visual services brand manager, and public affairs officer. She’s currently the Academy’s interim community relations liaison. Laurie holds an A.A. in Computer Graphics, a B.A. in Communications and an M.A. in Graphics. She’s married to artist Steve Weed and with him, conceived the Ashes to Art project for Mountain Shadows Waldo Canyon Fire recovery, using Steve’s art as a healing medium and to fund the fire memorial. Laurie believes in the healing power of art and nature. She is MomMe to 3 creative free spirits and now lives downtown, where she enjoys walking their fur child BabyDawg past the character of the historic neighborhood architecture.
Audrey Gray | Secretary
Ralph Giordano | Vice President
Jasmine Dillavou is a Boricua mixed-media/assemblage artist based out of Colorado Springs. Dillavou received her B.A from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. She has shown in numerous exhibitions including the WOC in Solidarity Conference and the A.I.R Gallery in New York City. Her interests lie in documenting the quiet and misunderstood narratives of the diaspora-Latinx community.
JD Sell received his BA from UCCS in 2016. He is a multi-disciplinary artist, including painting, video, sound collage, installation, and performance. Since graduation, JD has kept a studio practice while exhibiting regularly in Colorado. JD co-creates the Non Book Club Book Club while working at Meininger Art Supply and the Fine Art Center's Bemis School of Art.
Jess Preble Born in Greeley, Colorado in 1988, Jess preble has spent time traveling, working, and studying art in San Francisco, Austin TX and Colorado. Preble also has a background in curating and teaching art, culinary arts, and intervention work with high-risk 6-12th graders. She works as a professional oil painter in Colorado Springs, CO, and serves as the Community Liaison for Cottonwood Center for the Arts. Preble believes that making art available and accessible to the community, while developing a deeper sense of connection between artists within the city is crucial to sustaining and improving the appeal of our city as a place to visit or to call home.
Meredith Ann is a mixed-media visual artist and a member of the Quaill Collective.
Sarah Groh Correa is a lyric soprano and studio business professional. Sarah has taught privately and sung extensively throughout the U.S. as a member and soprano soloist for the St. Joseph Community Chorus, Kansas City Choral, Colorado Springs Chorale, and Colorado Vocal Arts Ensemble. She has toured with choirs to Japan, India, England and Italy. She has designed a system for Private Voice and Group Voice Classes that informs the singer’s life by relieving stress, opening doors to self-discovery, teaching them how to sing, and walking them through the lifestyle of a musician.
Brian Tryon | Artist Documentation
Eve Tilley | Director Emeritus