Date: Thursday, January 25, 2024 | Location: Zoom

Come learn about various career paths in the arts, community work, and cultural affairs. If you’ve ever thought about how your interests in arts and culture can translate into a career, this panel is for you!

Chloe Landis is the Manager of Education at the Long Beach Museum of Art, overseeing the museum’s field trip program for all Long Beach fifth graders and educational programming for K-12 students, teachers, and docents. She has also worked at the Hammer Museum, Laguna Art Museum, and taught high school Art History abroad. She was a transfer student and received her BA in Art History and Egyptology and MA in Egyptology, with an emphasis in art and architecture from UCLA. In addition to her museum education work, Chloe’s work is co-published with Kara Cooney in Ancient Egyptian Society, published by Routledge.
Ryan Chung is a co-founder and EP at POSSIBLE, a production studio that is a world leader in creative visual executions, including global events, immersive AR & XR executions, and experiential game development. Ryan co-founded the company in 2010 with his partners after graduating from UCLA in 2008 with a BA in Creative Writing.

POSSIBLE has over thirteen years of experience in visual design and animation across a variety of fields, most notably live productions, broadcast events, and brand activations. Ryan and the team at Possible pride themselves on being able to deliver for a variety of clients, including music heavyweights such as Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, Blackpink, Childish Gambino, Justin Bieber, and Paul McCartney; cultural touchstones like the Super Bowl Halftime Show, Coachella, and League of Legends World Finals; and perennial broadcast events including the Billboard Music Awards, MTV Movie & TV Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, and the CMA Awards.
Angélica Loa Pérez is an arts and culture administrator, educator, social justice and
equity advocate, and musician with over 18 years experience as a public servant with
the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA). Angélica is committed to
creating new, youth-centered ways to forge action-oriented relationships between the
arts and community development as vehicles for social change. As Director of DCA’s
Lincoln Heights Youth Arts Center, she has been fueled by her passions to uphold
equity and access to music and arts education for everyone as pathways to
self-discovery, healing, and joy.

Angélica holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Ethnomusicology and Latin American
Studies from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), and a Dual Master's in
Public Art Studies and Urban Planning from the University of Southern California (USC).
Ms. Loa Pérez oversaw Music LA, a citywide music education program for youth for ten
years before serving in her current role as Director of Lincoln Heights Youth Arts Center
since its opening in 2011. She is an effective team leader with broad program
development, management, and supervisory experience, and thrives on collaborating
with a diverse range of professionals, local community stakeholders, and volunteers.
She has a proven record of serving various members of the public across cultures and
ethnicities, with the goal of creating community building and personal
self-empowerment for children, youth and families through multi-disciplinary arts and
culture education and programming in low-income neighborhoods.
Dr. Tiffany E. Barber is a prize-winning, internationally-recognized scholar, curator, and critic whose writing and expert commentary appears in top-tier academic journals, popular media outlets, and award-winning documentaries. Her work spans abstraction, dance, fashion, feminism, film, and the ethics of representation, focusing on artists of the Black diaspora working in the United States and the broader Atlantic world. She has completed fellowships at ArtTable, the Delaware Art Museum, the University of Virginia’s Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies, and the Getty Research Institute. Dr. Barber is the recipient of the Smithsonian’s 2022 National Portrait Gallery Director’s Essay Prize. Before joining the Department of Art History at UCLA, she was Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Art History at the University of Delaware. She is also an alumna of the School of Criticism and Theory (’14) at Cornell University.