Leona Guidace

Executive Director

Leona Guidace is an experienced marketing manager with a focus on art programs and collaborations designed for building and maintaining creative education communities.

Leona is experienced in small business entrepreneurialism and started her apparel design for wholesale and her signature vertical retail stores. With a passion for education, Leona has also taught as an art teacher K-12, and manages art education for programs in higher education. Leona has managed programs including the Adobe Awards ceremonies held in Los Angeles, Toronto, Taipei, and NYC; and  facilitated student film festival programs in higher education at Slamdance in Sundance and Cannes Film Festival. Leona tries to make time for her own creative work, having shown her fine art oil paintings at the annual Womens RAD Invitational in California (2018), and her self-published book "Words to Code Words to Keep" featuring her poetry and original artwork and illustrations (2017). Leona leverages her artistic and business expertise to develop and deliver the varied programs that ARTS Obispo brings to SLO County.

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(805) 544-9251
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