Who We Are
La Sala was originally founded in 2007.

Wendy Call, Board Member and Co-founder

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Catalina Cant
ú, Executive Board Member and Co-founder                              

Catalina Marie Cantú is a multi-genre author and investigator of our multi-cultural world. She is a member and past chair of Los Nortenos Northwest Latino Writers Group. Enjoy her poem Reflexiones en Casa/Reflections on Home at www.poetryonbuses.org.

Jim Cantu, Board Member

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Antonio Davidson-Gómez, Executive Board Member and Co-founder

Antonio Davidson-Gómez is an educator and percussionist focused on musical dialogue between cultures. He has studied, performed and recorded in various styles with emphases on Mediterranean and Afro-Latin music. He has worked in public television and produced cultural programming, educational projects, and community engagement initiatives for over two decades. Tony is a speaker on music and culture and is currently the Education Manager for the Broadway Center for Performing Arts in Tacoma as well as on the Seattle’s teaching artist roster at Creative Advantage. Recent musical projects include work with Tango del Cielo and Trio Guadalevín. He holds a Masters in Education from UC Berkeley and has conducted study and research trips in Latin America, Europe and North Africa.

Lauren Davis, Executive Board Member                                                         

Lauren Davis is Assistant Director of ArtXchange Gallery in Pioneer Square, an intercultural fine art gallery that promotes cultural exchange through art and reflects the diversity of influences shaping the Seattle community. She is committed to grassroots community engagement and creating equitable access to arts opportunities for both artists and audiences.

Irene Gómez, Advisory Board Member, Ex Officio and Co-Founder

Experienced leader in arts-cultural philanthropy, partnerships, the non-profit sector and education. She is Co-Founder of La Sala and the Latino Community Fund plus Founder of the Latino Culture Camp.

Felicia Gonzalez, Board Member

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Miguel Guillén, Executive Board Member and Co-Founder

Miguel Guillén is Grants to Organizations Manager for the Washington State Arts Commission. A seasoned arts administrator, Miguel has several years of experience managing arts programs for the private sector. Additionally he has provided support to private and public arts entities, community-based arts groups, and community-based cultural projects and to individual artists across Washington State. Miguel has completed the Arts Management Certificate Program from Seattle Central Community College and also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle. He is a practicing visual artist.

Rojas, Board Member

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Tania Marie Rosario, Board Member

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Vanessa Villalobos, Board Member

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