Sharon earned her degree in Psychology from the University of California at Santa Cruz and went on to pursue extended studies in Graphic Design and Business. She attributes her love of the arts to lifelong engagement through her parents, a professional photographer and a painter. She joined PVA as the Administrative Director in 2012. Prior to PVA she held the position of Program Coordinator for the nonprofit Children’s Hospice and Palliative Care Coalition. When she is not at work she can be found perfecting the art and zen of tennis.
Norma was born and raised in Watsonville. Norma joined PVA in January 2011 after graduating from San Francisco State University with a degree in Spanish. She received an AA degree in Business from Cabrillo College in 2007. Her bilingual skills allow PVA’s educational programming to offer group tours of our exhibits in Spanish. She is a graduate of the LEAD (Leadership Education and Development) Institute training program through the Community Foundation for Monterey County. Norma’s favorite thing to do during her college years in San Francisco was looking at art at The Legion of Honor. When she’s not working Norma loves spending time with her young son Santiago.
Hedwig is a Dutch-American fine art photographer, curator, educator, printmaker and small business owner, lives and works in Santa Cruz County, California. She successfully completed her Master of Fine Arts Degree/Art Photography at San José State University, San José, CA. Hedwig has a passion for photography, alternative photographic processes including historic 19th Century printing techniques, printmaking, mixed media, and hand-made books. She has been a recipient of many scholarships and awards. Her work has been exhibited in the USA, Europe and China in solo and group exhibitions.
Board of Directors
Adrienne Momi, President
Judy Stabile, Treasurer
Ana Paula Prado Teeple
Education Outreach Coordinator