New Executive Director at the Arts Council of Kern - David Gordon

Young Audiences Arts for Learning (YA) would like to welcome David Gordon to the YA network. David Gordon is the new Executive Director at the Arts Council of Kern. 

David Gordon is a third generation Kern County native who grew up south of town attending Lakeside School in the middle of cotton fields and reservoirs before graduating  from Bakersfield High School. Gordon earned his BA in Applied  Arts and Design from San Diego State University and then his Masters in Landscape Architecture and Horticulture Science and Painting from North Carolina State University.

Gordon was the Arts in Corrections Program Coordinator for The Arts Council of Kern, and the Assistant Director of the Bakersfield Museum of Art before going out on his own with David Gordon Designs, specializing in landscape design and fine art. Besides his art and design work, he is currently the new Executive Director of The Arts Council of Kern, championing the arts for Kern County.  He lives in East Bakersfield with his partner of 16 years and their four dogs, Eunice, Dexter, Doug and Rhonda.

The Arts Council of Kern is an affiliate of Young Audiences Arts for Learning.




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