The Board of Directors for the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center
Judith Morris - President
Dave Johnson - Vice President
Katherine Occhiogrosso - Treasurer
Katherine Occhiogrosso, President
Lynn Bedford, Vice President
Oscar Zable (deceased)
Helen Radke (deceased)
James Butler (deceased)
S t a f f
Jessica is a wonderful addition to the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. She has strong networking and project management skills to simultaneously drive multiple projects and events. She has a graduate degree in Community Leadership specializing in non-profit management and development. Jessica was the Manager / Producer of the 2015 PAFAC Shakespeare in the Woods production of “A Midsummer’s Night Dream," and was continuing in that position in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
Gallery & Program Director
Sarah Jane is an artist and educator with a passion for making meaningful experiences that can be accessible to viewers of many different backgrounds. She has exhibited and taught art internationally, and her studio practice centers around site-specific and participatory works in a wide range of media. Sarah Jane holds an MFA in Studio Art from the University of Kentucky, and brings more than a decade of experience in gallery work, art education, and community arts programming. She is delighted to be a part of PAFAC and the Port Angeles community.
Lindsay Smithberg is an artist, creating and selling her own pieces that are inspired by nature and fine detail. She moved to the Olympic Peninsula from Southeast Alaska, with prior experience working in Alaska’s top rated art gallery. Lindsay has attended Academy of Art University, studying Interior Architecture and Design. She is looking forward to connecting with local artists and businesses, and to be a part of the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center team!
Shakespeare in the Woods Artistic Director
Anna is a transplant from California where she worked extensively as an actor and director. Since moving to Port Angeles she has kept busy. In addition to co-founding Shakespeare in the Woods, Anna has worked extensively with the local community theaters, and directs developmentally disabled adults for Clallam Mosaic. This season, Anna is taking a break from directing to focus on her role as Artistic Director, and will also be making her PAFAC acting debut in the role of Audrey.