Annette Johnson

Annette Johnson has more than 30 years of experience in the cultural arts field specializing in project design/management, marketing, grant writing and event planning. She has curated contemporary art exhibits, initiated arts education programs, produced festivals, music and dance performances, public humanities programs, and large scale fundraising and community events. Museum exhibition experience includes the Wignall Museum in Rancho Cucamonga; as a Senior Manager with the City of Pico Rivera she directed six divisions. She has developed marketing materials, special events and education programs that have earned state and national awards. Annette has served as a grant reviewer for the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, and was a District Co-Chair for the California Assembly of Local Arts Agencies. She is an activist, has been an active volunteer in K-12 education and community organizations, is a performing musician, and previously served on the Board of the Museum of Neon Art. Annette holds a BA in Art History from CSU Fullerton and an MPA from CSU San Bernardino. She also earned certificates in Non-Profit Management from Cal-Poly Pomona and Marketing Management from UC Riverside. Since 2005 she has worked as an independent consultant for marketing and development in southern California.