Tish Greenwood, Executive Director
Tish Greenwood is dedicated to creating cultural spaces where ideas are shared and people connect. CMATO is in the distinct position to realize its goal of establishing an enduring arts institution that will bring civic pride to the region.
Tish’s professional experience includes positions at the J. Paul Getty Museum, photo l.a. and ArtSlant. Tish's recent curatorial projects include Mass Appeal: The Art of Corita Kent and Exposed: The Female Lens in a Post-Identity Era? and Kevin Sloan: A Collection of Rarities.
Tish serves on the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Museum Grants Awarding Committee. The City of Thousand Oaks has recently awarded Tish the Excellence in the Arts Emerging Arts Leadership Award for her work as Executive Director of the California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks.
Tish received her BA in Art History from John Cabot University, Rome, Italy and her MA in Museum Studies and Contemporary Art from Georgetown University and Sotheby’s Institute of Art-New York.
Florencia Glas, Special Programs Manager
Florencia Glas was born in Argentina but moved to the United States with her family in 2004. She graduated as an Industrial Designer from ORT Argentina and completed multiple design courses from the University of Buenos Aires.
Florencia was the National Manager of Marketing and Visual Merchandising for Reebok Argentina and the Project Leader for “Reebok Buenos Aires Concept Stores”. Florencia also worked for IQ S.A, a Commercial Marketing Strategies Agency, as a General Manager Assistant and she was the coordinator and designer for NIKE retail “Corners”.
Florencia was part of the Westlake Village Art Guild where she was a featured artist. She was invited to participate in a speaker series at the Jewish Women Theater in Santa Monica where one of her paintings remains as a permanent exhibit. The Cultural Arts Council of Agoura Hills invited Florencia to show one of her paintings as an expression of her diverse eyes. Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG) featured Florencia's paintings in 2016, and the San Fernando Valley Arts and Cultural Center, Collage Artists of America (CAA), exhibited her work.
Florencia's Hispanic-European roots make her art eccentric and unique. Her passionate artistic ways are shown in her commitment to her personal and work related relationships.
Lynn Farrand, Senior Curator
Lynn is a sculptor and visual artist working in bronze and uncommon materials. Lynn has exhibited domestically and internationally in Asia and Europe and her work is owned by collectors locally and abroad.
Julianna Heller, Curatorial Assistant (Intern)
Julianna Heller is a current art history student at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. She is a local to the Thousand Oaks area and has been involved with the community for years. At Newbury Park High School she was president of Key Club (2015-2017), co-founded a Ballet For All Kids Club, and assisted the organization of Special Olympics (2014-2017). Her interest include travel, ballet, and animals of all kind. Heller is currently focused on researching Kevin Sloan and the history of Thousand Oaks' Jungleland and Moorpark Teaching Zoo.
Roya Alt, Social Media Director
Roya Alt serves as Social Media Director for CMATO. She has more than 15 years experience in public relations and marketing for the nonprofit, entertainment and healthcare industries. She previously served as Senior Director of Public Relations for City of Hope Cancer Center and has worked as a freelance writer for the United Way, the Los Angeles Conservancy, Disney and iHeart Radio, among others.
Stella Kuyumjian, Museum Photographer
Stella Kuyumjian is a photographer familiar with what makes a great shot and a powerful image. Employs diverse technical knowledge and ability on capturing the picture in focus, range of motion, camera setting, shutter speed, ISO, aperture and much more. Currently a student at Moorpark College, Stella has received multiple awards and scholarships including the John Grzywacz-Gray Photography Scholarship Award, Lizzie Saft Continuing Education of the Epilepsy Foundation Scholarship, and VCCCD Board of Governors Award. Stella is a resident of Thousand Oaks and speaks four languages: French, English, Italian and Armenian.