KELLY BRACAMONTES

Judging 2-Dimensional Artwork

Kelly is a professional paint and collage artist showing in Southern California galleries and festivals. She received her

art education at Goldenwest College, Fullerton Community College and California State University Fullerton. Currently she serves as portfolio screening/judge for Chino Hills Community Center and The Hillcrest Festival of Fine Arts.

JAMES MACDEVITT

Judging 3-Dimensional & Installation Artwork

Is a curator and visionary bringing a fresh view to “what is art?”. Currently he is

Associate Professor of Art History and Visual & Cultural Studies at Cerritos College, and the Director/Curator of the Cerritos College Art Gallery. He founded the multi-institutional SUR:biennial and the collaborative Art+Tech Artist-in-Residence Program.

THE JURY

Meet SFS ArtFest 2019's

distinguished  jury members!

JEANETTE KELLY

Arts Connect Jury Committee Member

Jeannet is a mixed media artist for over 20

years. She is the curator for the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts Lobby Gallery and is a film screener for the Borrego Springs Film Festivall. She was a co-founder of Arts Connect- a community coalition dedicated to providing city wide arts. She has served as a Whittier Cultural Arts Commissioner and on the Whittier Art Gallery Board.

PAM KORPORAAL

Arts Connect Jury Committee Member

Pam is the creator/producer of the

Whittier an Arts Destination website which provides information on local art events. She currently chairs Arts Connect. She is on the Whittier Art Gallery Boards and is an Arts Commissioner for the City of Whittier. She is a film screener for the Borrego Springs Film Festival and is a photographer.

RON REEDER

Judging Mixed Media Artwork

Ron is a working artist noted for his mixed media pieces. His work has been shown both nationally and internationally.

He is a Professor of Art and Design at Rio Hondo College teaching painting and assemblage. Called upon frequently to judge festival, city  and gallery shows, as well as many student art shows at local schools, he brings the eye of the academic and practitioner.

LARRY SCHER

Judging Photography

Larry is a professional photographer and partners to create documentary videos. His work is work can be seen in 

gallery shows and private collections. He taught photography and television at Rio Hondo College through 2010. His photography ‘eye’ has been used to judge city wide photography competitions and student project submissions and contests.