Fine & Performing Arts Committee (FPAC)
The San Diego Mesa College Fine and Performing Arts Committee (FPAC) seeks to enrich the cultural, intellectual, and scholarly life of San Diego Mesa College students, faculty, staff, and visitors by providing access to high quality artistic and cultural experiences. The Committee is committed to advancing the College’s mission of equity excellence through the presentation of compelling art programs promoting cultural diversity, community engagement, and technical innovation. FPAC is housed with CDAIE.
*We are cancelling all in person committee meetings to keep with social distancing guidelines and the safety of staff. Meetings will be held via zoom for the forseeable future.
Reports to: President's Cabinet (PCAB)
Meets: 2nd Tuesday of the month. Fall 2020 Dates: 10/13, 3 pm. 11/10, 1 pm. 12/8, 3 pm. | View Agendas & Minutes
Nurture the intellectual creativity that is vital to enriching the student experience at San Diego Mesa College.
Support and exhibit visual and performing artists, designers, and musicians with quality work that reflects a broad range of artistic technique, style, and media.
Promote innovative, campus-wide art programs that challenge audiences of diverse educational backgrounds and cultures with aesthetically and intellectually stimulating productions.
Foster students’ resolve to pursue artistic excellence and embrace their leadership role as creative professionals in a diverse and global community.
George Ye (Drama, Co-Chair)
Pegah Motaleb (Poetry/Creative Writing, Co-Chair)
Denise Rogers (Fine Art, Secretary/CDAIE Rep.)
Alan Goodman (Music Staff, Treasurer)
Jordyn Smiley (Fashion, Graphic Promotion)
Blythe Barton (Dance, Grants)
(3) Classified or Faculty Representative (1) Other representatives
Susan Lazear (Fashion)
Jaeryoung Lee (Music)
Amy Mein (Music)
Alessandra Moctezuma (Fine Art)
N. Scott Robinson (Music)
Barbara Sexton (Fine Art)
Cara Smulevitz (Fine Art)
Caitlin Tiffany (Biology/Dance)
Tonya Whitfield (Culinary Arts Management)
Robert Wong (Architecture)
LEFT MEETS RIGHT GUEST SPEAKER SERIES
Left meets Right: The Arts & Social Justice (Fall 2021)
-Poetry: "Fine Art & Civil Rights" with Ramel J. Wallace - Sep. 28, 2021 - 3pm = Contact: Pegah Motaleb
-Fashion: "Fashion Design & Social Justice" with Arantxa Callum-Akerlundh - Oct. 12, 2021 - 4:30 = Contact: Jordyn Smiley
Left meets Right: The Arts & Technology (Spring 2022) TBA
Left meets Right: The Arts & Sciences (Fall 2022) TBA
Next Meetings: 2nd Tuesdays, 3:00-4:00 pm remotely in Zoom
Fall 2021: Sep. 14 - Oct. 12 - Nov. 9 - Dec. 14