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Fulcrum Arts
145 N. Raymond Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91103

About

Fulcrum Arts advances collaboration at the intersection of art and science to impact positive social change on a civic scale through exhibitions, institutional partnerships, interdisciplinary symposia, festivals, residencies, and outreach education.

Our programming forges deep and lasting connections with artists and the region’s top scientific, research, technological, design, and cultural assets.

Fulcrum Arts is dedicated to building cultural equity into the very structure and fabric of the organization at all levels ensuring that underrepresented populations and voices are included and heard. We support creative practices that incorporate broader, non-western, and Indigenous traditions that resonate within the nexus of art, science, and social change to expand, define, and further human achievement.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy

We are committed to promoting equity and inclusion across all aspects of our organization while maintaining our support of the arts community. Specifically, we strive to promote diversity, inclusivity, and equity in our internal structures, the communities we serve, and the programs we curate. We aim for all our employees, volunteers, artists, and constituents––whatever their gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation or identity, education, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, or disability––to feel valued and respected. 

We commit to:

  • Integrate equity and inclusiveness as a value and practice that informs Fulcrum Arts’ mission.
  • Affirm and celebrate the worth of all persons served by our programming and commit to widening our audiences and participants to include those from marginalized identities.
  • Monitor materials/policies on a regular basis and create new materials in compliance with our desire to promote equity and inclusion.
  • Ensure an anti-bias environment in grant-writing, donor cultivation, board development, organizational partnerships, hiring practices, and programs such as Emerge, AxS, and our annual Benefit.
  • Address anti-biased language in our marketing, publicity, and web presence.
  • Support all forms of diversity, including but not limited to: gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation and identity, education levels, religious and spiritual belief systems, neurodiversity, socio-economic status, and ability.
  • Revisit this plan on a regular basis in recognition of the fact that it is a living document and will continue to change as we grow as an organization.

To promote equity and inclusion at Fulcrum Arts, we endeavor to:

  • Promote radical change by providing platforms for thought leadership, creativity, and innovation at the intersection of art and science for diverse communities.
  • Work collaboratively with partners in local communities to break patterns that have contributed to these disparities and find new ways to work together for justice and equity.
  • Actively source new community partners, board members, and artists outside our current reach.
  • Maintain an enduring commitment to inclusion that is championed by Fulcrum Arts’ organizational culture, values, norms, and behaviors.

Board of Trustees 2020—21

Co-President
Sarah Conley Odenkirk
Attorney
ArtConverge

Co-President
Scott Tennent
Chief Communications Officer
Hammer Museum

Treasurer
Jay Marx
Scientist (retired)
California Institute of Technology

Secretary
Daniel Lewis
Dibner Senior Curator of the History of Science & Technology
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

Members at Large

Dyanne Cano
Studio Manager
Poetic Kinetics

David Delgado
Visual Strategist and Independent Artist
NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Lia Halloran
Artist, Associate Professor
Chapman University

Raffi Lehrer
Art Consultant

Stephen Nowlin
Vice President, Director of the Williamson Gallery
Art Center College of Design

Vincent Ruiz-Abogado
Creative Director
Stun Creative

Aandrea Stang
University Art Gallery Director
California State University, Dominguez Hills

Advisory Committee

Elizabeta Betinski
Writer and Curator, Bardo LA

Nancy Baker Cahill
Artist

Alejandro Cohen
Director, Dublab

Kathie Foley Meyer
Artist and Arts Consultant

Adam Gross
Independent Consultant

Theresia Rosa Kleeman
Arts Educator, Owner, Studio Sereno

Ed Patuto
Director for Audience Engagement, The Broad

John D. Spiak
Director/Chief Curator, Grand Central Art Center

Jorn Weisbrodt
Curator

Staff

Robert Crouch
Executive + Artistic Director

Geneva Skeen
AxS Residency Coordinator

Alyssa Damore
Program Assistant

Alexandra Dalmacio
AxS Social Media Intern