JANICE CIPRIANI-WILLIS, Executive Director, lives and works at Dorland Mountain Arts in Temecula. She began her art education by earning a B.A. in Fine Arts from CSULA and her work was shown at LA Artcore Gallery. Her current work has been inspired by watching people from all walks of life in situations that engender a range of human emotions. Janice is a Signature member of the National Watercolor Society and of Watercolor West. Original works and giclee reproductions are available and can be seen by appointment at Dorland Mountain Arts and at the Fallbrook Art Association Gallery in Fallbrook CA.
NOREEN RING, Secretary and Community Programs Coordinator, graduated from USIU with a degree in International Business Administration and has a minor in Management from College. Her career was always focused on the textile industry as she worked for Crompton Company (US based manufacturer and exporter of corduroy and velveteen) for ten years as their International Operations Manager and then for Velcorex of France (largest textile manufacturer in Europe.) Noreen now shows her award winning textile collages in a variety of regional galleries and art shows with a nationally based collector following. She served as the past Director of Brandon Gallery in Fallbrook and assists putting up six art shows per year at the Fallbrook Library. She is an artist/member of the Del Mar Art Center, a member of The Arts Colony in Corona, a member of the Ramona Art Guild, a member of Paradise Textile Artists.
CHRIS COYOLI, Technology Advisor, has over 15 years of experience building products and teams with several silicon valley technology companies (including Google and Facebook). Throughout his life, he's been an active participant and patron of the arts. Chris was a member of the Santa Clara Vanguard, and founding staff member of the Arizona Academy of the Performing Arts.
CANDACE FLINT, Treasurer, a native Southern Californian, spent 40+ years in Accounting & Finance working for private and public industries as a fiscal analyst, accountant, policy analyst and business consultant. She has an Accounting degree from Cal State Fullerton, and a Master’s in Business Administration from Cal State San Marcos. Now, in retirement, Candace has begun to write short prose and poetry, connecting with the natural world as her Muse. A life-lover of the written word and the inspirations that art and music provide, she enjoys participating in the creative community-accessible events that Dorland provides local residents.
Mailing address: P.O. Box 6, Temecula, CA 92593 ~ Physical Address: 36701 Highway 79 South, Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 302-3837 ~ www.dorlandartscolony.org ~ firstname.lastname@example.org
A California 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
NATASHA HARRISON, Fund Development Coordinator, uses glass as a medium to express feelings around the fragility and intensity present within nature. She has served as Executive Director of the Norman Bird Sanctuary for many years and now is the Executive Director of the Newport Tree Conservancy in Newport, Rhode Island.
CURTIS HORTON, Board President, received a B.S., Physics from Stanford University, 1983. He was a Coro Foundation Fellow, 1985-86, J.D., University of Oregon School of Law, 1994 (certificate in Environmental Law). Previous work experience is Technical Staff, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA/Caltech), Executive Director, Desert Tortoise Preserve Committee, and Associate, Law Office of Frank P. Angel, Los Angeles. Other interests include Writing; Violinist, Pasadena Community Orchestra and Verdugo String Quartet. Avid cook, photographer (especially nature subjects), traveler. Son of Dorland Co-Founder Barbara Horton, Curtis strives to carry forward the vision and spirit of the Founders into the new era of Dorland, and ensure that its future is as vital and inspiring as its past.
KATHY STRADLEY, Associate Artist Members Coordinator, began her art journey in college obtaining a BA in Art from Cal State University Long Beach. Her plans to become a book illustrator were put on hold at that time. She continued to use her creativity as an elementary school teacher, costume designer and dance instructor during her working life. Now retired, she pursues art full time. She has exhibited her work from Del Mar (at the San Diego County Fair) to Corona (at the Dos Lagos Art Show) and has received awards in various local art shows. Observing and painting the places and people of the Temecula Valley have given her plenty of inspiration to accomplish her goals.
D. GAUSE, Fellowship Coordinator, a native of the Washington, D.C. area, has been active as a musician for over three decades on the Las Vegas Strip as a conductor, keyboardist, and clarinetist. She was the principal clarinetist for The Phantom of the Opera at The Venetian as well as keyboardist for many hit musicals including We Will Rock You and Mamma Mia!. She has earned four academic degrees and is also a multiyear recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. Dr. Gause is a published tenured full Professor at the College of Southern Nevada; she teaches music courses online to students worldwide. As a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral musician, she has performed throughout the U.S., Canada, Cuba, Central America, Europe, and Japan.
Dorland Board of Directors