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BOard of Directors
The Pence’s Board of Directors consists of individuals from Davis and the surrounding cities who help steer the organization and support staff through fundraising events, committee work, and planning. If you are interested in volunteering to be on the Board, which is a 2 year commitment, please contact the Director at [email protected]
VP of Development
VP of Programs
Natalie Nelson, Director/Curator
Natalie is the Director/Curator of the Pence Gallery, a nonprofit art organization centering on exhibiting the work of Northern California artists. She currently curates an active calendar of changing exhibits, in addition to developing education programs for adults and children. She has an MA in Art History from USC, and has worked for over 20 years in museums and nonprofit art galleries. She is also an artist and educator, who has taught classes for many years at the Crocker and other organizations.
Eileen Hendren, Assistant Director
Eileen comes to the Pence from an extensive career that focused on marketing. With a BA and MA in English and a minor in Art History, she spends her time working on membership, curating the Andresen Learning Center Gallery, and coordinating the gift shop.
Katharine Schultz, Education & Development Associate
Katharine coordinates the Pence’s educational programs, including ArtSmart, the Art History Lecture Series, and Artist Talks. Katharine has a BA and MA in Art History from the University of California, Davis, and enjoys printmaking and drawing in her free time.
Berenice Cayetano, Designer
Berenice enjoys the process of problem-solving, working with others, and creating visual communication through the use of photography, typography, colors, arts, illustrations, and much more. Berenice has a BA in Design and a minor in Art History from the University of California, Davis. She enjoys printmaking, heat pressing, sewing, and drawing in her free time.
Tim Barrera, Preparator
Tim was born and lives in Woodland, and has his own business as a framer. He has a BA in art from UC Davis, and currently works with artists to install their exhibits, and enjoys meeting the diverse people who visit the Gallery.
Jenna Matsubara, Marketing Coordinator
Jenna helps to advertise the Pence’s exhibitions, events, and programs through marketing and social media platforms. Jenna has a BA in Art History and minor in Studio Art from the University of California, Davis. Her interests include learning more about the Davis art community, along with experimenting with ceramics and mixed-media paintings.
Emily Aranda, Gallery Assistant
Emily works as the gallery assistant at the Pence where she welcomes people into the gallery, processes transactions, as well as maintaining the gallery space to guarantee it is ready for visitors. Emily has a BA in Art and a double minor in Political Science and Latin American and Latino Studies from UC Santa Cruz. She also enjoys making art in her free time, which includes film photography, painting, collaging, resin art, and more.
Maggie Oseguera, Gallery Assistant
Maggie Oseguera, Gallery Assistant, coordinates the Figure Drawing sessions at the Pence. She is a student at University of California, Davis, double majoring in Art History and English. She is excited to participate more in the Davis art community.
We do not have any current positions open at this time.