Staff Profiles – Monica Chapon
This week our staff spotlight is on the Arts Education Coordinator/Museum Assistant for the Center for the Arts, Monica Chapon.
How long have you worked at Center for the Arts?
Please provide a short description of the responsibilities of your position.
Arts Education Coordinator/Museum Assistant
Please describe your arts background (education, prior arts-related jobs, etc.).
BFA & MFA in Studio Art; MA in Art Education
What is your favorite artist/production/exhibition you've seen at Pepperdine?
Kelley Illustration Collection
What is your favorite aspect of your job?
That I get to work with amazing visual art, theatre performances, local schools, and Pepperdine students. No two days are the same.
Why do you think the arts are important? What value do they provide to the culture?
The ARTSReach program invites local and Title 1 schools to Pepperdine for theatre and museum field trips, and I constantly get feedback from the schools on how appreciated and enriching these experiences are for the students.
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