Ginger Holguin is a Production Manager and Producer with extensive experience in cultural, community and contemporary arts. She is currently the Senior Public Events Manager for the Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance in the UCLA School of Arts and Architecture. In 2009 she received the UCLA Chancellor’s Excellence in Service Award for Diversity, a campus-wide award for championing inclusiveness at all levels.
Previously, Ms. Holguin worked with the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum as their Manager of Performing Arts and Exhibits, where she oversaw all live events and performances in the Public Programs department.
Ginger worked as Production Manager for the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Los Angeles for approximately 15 years. Home to the 800-seat Aratani Theatre, the Doizaki Gallery and an open area one-acre Plaza designed by Isamu Noguchi, the JACCC is one of the largest ethnic arts and cultural centers in the country. Among other duties she served as Lighting Designer and Producer and worked on hundreds of professional and community-based projects.
Her community work includes service on curatorial panels for the NOW and Studio programs at REDCAT, three years as a Producer for the Travel Tips for Aztlan radio program at KPFK and six years as the Production Manager for the LA Tofu Festival. Ginger is currently serving as Interim President on the California Institute of the Arts Alumni Association Board of Directors. In 2005 she received the CalArts President’s Award for Service to the Institute and CalArts community.