gage-logo-500x458Gage is led by a Board of Trustees, an Executive Director and an Artistic Director.

Their combined expertise guides an administrative staff of art professionals committed to education and outreach, helping artists of all ages achieve their goals, and to making creative programming available for artists of all abilities throughout the Northwest and beyond.

To reach staff members via email, simply click on the names below. To reach staff members by phone, dial 206.323.4243, and use the extension listed next to the staff member’s name.


Stefano Catalani, Executive Director

Gary FaiginArtistic Director, Atelier Instructor

Olivia Beaufait, Studio Arts Intensive Director (ext. 18)

Tyler Huggins, Director of Marketing and Business Development (ext. 11)

Alison Dawson, Development Director (ext. 12)

Eden Hall, Finance Director (ext. 19)

Carol Hendricks, Adult Programs Director (ext. 15)


Juliette Aristides*, Atelier Instructor (message only: ext. 10)

Brittany Carchano, Development Coordinator (ext. 16)

Geoff Flack, Atelier Instructor (message only: ext. 10)

Andrea Goodman, Youth & Community Manager (ext.17)

Ellyn Hill, Registrar/Model Coordinator (ext. 10)

Mark Kang-O’Higgins*, Atelier Instructor (message only: ext. 10)

Sophie Loubere, Graphic Design & Publications Manager (ext. 14)

Michael Magrath, Atelier Instructor (message only: ext. 10)

Courtney Odell, Registrar, Volunteer Coordinator (ext. 10)

Travis Woods, Facilities Manager (ext. 20)

Tenaya Sims*, Atelier Instructor

Kimberly Trowbridge*, Atelier Instructor (message only: ext. 10)

*For inquiries, please email

Board of Trustees

Gage Academy of Art is guided by a board of local and national advisors with expertise in educational, business and nonprofit affairs, and an artistic advisory board comprised of nationally and internationally recognized artists and gallery owners from around the world.

Gage continues to seek and recruit community leaders with a passion for arts education to serve on a variety of committees and the Board of Trustees. Please contact Beth Brooks to learn more about leadership opportunities at Gage.

Board of Trustees, 2016

David Dwyer, President
Seattle Radiologists, retired

Will Berkovitz, Vice President
CEO, Jewish Family Services

Erik HaroldsonTreasurer
SVP, Global Account Director

Pamela Johnson, Secretary
Arts Advocate
Phoebe Brockman, Arts Advocate
Diane Butler, Immigration lawyer, Lane Powell Attorneys & Counselors
Greg Eastman, Asset Manager, Saltchuck Resources Inc.
Ted Kutscher, Principal, Kutscher Hereford Bertram Burkart PLLC
Erin Moyer, Director of Marketing & Communications, Laird Norton Wealth Management
Scott Schliebner, Vice President, Scientific Affairs PRA International
Anne Steele, Arts Advocate
Julie Tall, Owner, Capitol Cider
Pamela Taylor, Arts Advocate
Kristine Travaglini, Arts Advocate
Richard V. West, Emeritus Trustee, Frye Art Museum, Director Emeritus


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