With a background in non-profit management, strategic planning and communications, Holly Jacobson joined Path with Art in 2013 to help steer its next phase of growth. Holly’s professional background spans both for- and non-profit institutions. She has created strategic marketing and product solutions for Microsoft, The City of Seattle, The Seattle International Film Festival and other entertainment and education products. In 2003, Holly founded Voter Action, a national non-profit organization with the aim to secure accurate election systems. Voter Action led a national effort to develop reliable and fair voting practices which helped improve access and standards across the country. Having studied film at San Francisco State University, and worked as a director in both documentary and commercial filmmaking, Holly’s current favorite creative expression is cooking with family and friends. She is the proud mom of three (mostly grown) children.
Born and raised in Seattle and educated in the United Kingdom, Jennifer holds a MA in Art History and Modern History from the University of St Andrews and a MA in Culture and Difference from Durham University. She has held previous positions at Pace/MacGill Gallery and WonderRoot, and currently serves on MAVIN's Board of Directors.
Jennifer is particularly interested in increasing cultural awareness of various forms of difference, and seeks to support creative expression, critical thinking, and community dialogue as avenues to find shared meaning and shape progressive policies that increase equity.
Kate holds a Masters in Social Work from the University of Washington and Bachelor of Arts from University of Redlands where she double majored in Fine Art and Anthropology. She studied Italian art and culture in Florence, Italy and studied Mexican art and culture in Central Mexico. In the field of social work she has worked as a wraparound facilitator, a case manager, and a hospital social worker.
Sheeka Arbuthnot is passionately committed to culture and the arts as functions of a progressive society. Throughout her career, she has worked closely with local and international artists and organizations that effect positive change in their communities. Prior to moving to Seattle, she worked as Curator & Assistant Director of a thirty year old non-profit arts organization in San Francisco. Her interests have focused on feminist art movements, contemporary Cuban art, and urban transformation. She received a BA in Art History from Mills College and an MA in Art History from the San Francisco Art Institute.
Andrew Wong joined Path with Art in early 2014. Since then, he has grown to appreciate the amazing students, artwork, and stories in the Path with Art community.
Andrew holds a Masters of Public Administration from the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Washington. He also holds a Bachelors of Arts in Creative Writing from California State University, San Bernardino. His academic interests include nonprofit management, affordable housing policy, and community-building projects.