About Us

Our Mission

The Southern California Arts Council (SoCAC) is a non-profit organization that focuses on offering educational events and excursions related to contemporary art to its members. Through its programs, SoCAC provides an opportunity to appreciate contemporary art in a broader global sense. In addition, the organization provides financial aid to emerging artists for their creative pursuits and allocates funds to institutions that support contemporary art.

Who are we

SoCAC is an independent group of people well-respected in the art community. Its members enjoy a variety of travel that provides an opportunity to engage with contemporary art in a broader global sense and help integrate art communities throughout the world. SoCAC is a 501c(3) status non-profit organization.

Our Vision

To provide unique and exclusive travel experiences focusing on contemporary art that inspire our members to support emerging artists and institutions in Southern California and around the world.

2023 Board of Directors

President: Teri Kennady

Treasurer: Lynne Hamilton-Lang

Secretary: Zeev N. Kain

Member at large: Jeanne Lewand

Member at large: Jeffery Estabrooks

Member at large: Rick Hyman