STAFF Members

Ginger Ewing, Executive Director and Co-Founder   Ginger has spent the better part of a decade as an arts educator, advocate and organizer in Spokane. She is the founder of  Window Dressing , a storefront gallery program that fills vacant buildings and disused spaces with art installations and creative business, and is a Co-founder of Terrain. Prior to this, Ginger was a museum educator at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture. Ginger sits on the Washington State Arts Commission, The Spokane Arts Commission, is an ambassador for Artist Trust.  Contact: ginger@terrainspokane.com

Ginger Ewing, Executive Director and Co-Founder

Ginger has spent the better part of a decade as an arts educator, advocate and organizer in Spokane. She is the founder of Window Dressing, a storefront gallery program that fills vacant buildings and disused spaces with art installations and creative business, and is a Co-founder of Terrain. Prior to this, Ginger was a museum educator at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture. Ginger sits on the Washington State Arts Commission, The Spokane Arts Commission, is an ambassador for Artist Trust.

Contact: ginger@terrainspokane.com

Jackie Caro, Operations Director   Jackie comes from a background working at the City of Spokane where she worked with on community projects extensively, some projects included the Mobile Mural project, Cleaning from the Corridor and Utility Box Art Wraps. In her work with the City, she began to branch out into placemaking projects where she first came into contact with the Window Dressing Program. After acting as Volunteer Coordinator for Terrain, Jackie became Operations Director. Jackie also works as an Assistant Planner for Studio Cascade a small Urban Planning Firm in Spokane.  Contact: jackie@terrainspokane.com, 509.499.3335

Jackie Caro, Operations Director

Jackie comes from a background working at the City of Spokane where she worked with on community projects extensively, some projects included the Mobile Mural project, Cleaning from the Corridor and Utility Box Art Wraps. In her work with the City, she began to branch out into placemaking projects where she first came into contact with the Window Dressing Program. After acting as Volunteer Coordinator for Terrain, Jackie became Operations Director. Jackie also works as an Assistant Planner for Studio Cascade a small Urban Planning Firm in Spokane.

Contact: jackie@terrainspokane.com, 509.499.3335

Erin Colladay, Manager, From Here (formally Pop Up Shop)

Erin is a maker and co-owner of Colladay Leather. She was part of the second cohort of Window Dressing’s Creative Enterprise program and her experience as a creative entrepreneur gives her unique insight into managing the Pop Up Shop. Erin studied at the Rocky Mountain School of Photography, and before joining Terrain, worked in non-profit development. Shortly after moving to Spokane in 2013, she discovered Bazaar and has been excited about the work of Terrain ever since.

Contact: shop@terrainspokane.com

BOARD MEMBERS

Brian McClatchey, Board President   Brian McClatchey is the Policy Advisor for the Spokane City Council. A native of Spokane, Brian’s work involves all aspects of the city council’s public policy formation process. Prior to his work for the city of Spokane, Brian was an attorney in private practice representing tribes and tribal businesses.

Brian McClatchey, Board President

Brian McClatchey is the Policy Advisor for the Spokane City Council. A native of Spokane, Brian’s work involves all aspects of the city council’s public policy formation process. Prior to his work for the city of Spokane, Brian was an attorney in private practice representing tribes and tribal businesses.

Shannon Halberstadt, Board Member   Shannon Halberstadt is the CEO at Artist Trust, leading the organization’s efforts to help Washington State’s artists of all disciplines thrive. Shannon has been working in arts leadership for over two decades, including roles as the Executive Director at Spokane Arts, PNW Executive Director at The Recording Academy (the GRAMMYs), and Managing Director at Seattle’s The Vera Project. Shannon’s a firm believer in the power of art to inspire positive personal and community transformation.

Shannon Halberstadt, Board Member

Shannon Halberstadt is the CEO at Artist Trust, leading the organization’s efforts to help Washington State’s artists of all disciplines thrive. Shannon has been working in arts leadership for over two decades, including roles as the Executive Director at Spokane Arts, PNW Executive Director at The Recording Academy (the GRAMMYs), and Managing Director at Seattle’s The Vera Project. Shannon’s a firm believer in the power of art to inspire positive personal and community transformation.

Kendra Sherrill, Board Member   Kendra Ann Sherrill is a Spokane born-and-raised filmmaker and graphic designer. She has been involved in the Spokane International Film Festival for over five years and serves as the festival’s Assistant Director. Kendra currently works at North By Northwest Productions as an Editor/Producer for the Emmy award-winning television series  Washington Grown.  She joined the Terrain Board in 2018 and is thrilled to be able to work with such an inspiring group of people.

Kendra Sherrill, Board Member

Kendra Ann Sherrill is a Spokane born-and-raised filmmaker and graphic designer. She has been involved in the Spokane International Film Festival for over five years and serves as the festival’s Assistant Director. Kendra currently works at North By Northwest Productions as an Editor/Producer for the Emmy award-winning television series Washington Grown. She joined the Terrain Board in 2018 and is thrilled to be able to work with such an inspiring group of people.

Brain Kittredge, Board Member   Brian Kittredge, a Spokane native, first became involved with Terrain as an artist. He saw first hand the ability the organization had to support local artists. Brian currently works for Umpqua Bank as a Vice-President. He has previously been involved with other local non-profits and has a passion for supporting local groups in Spokane. Brian is very excited to help Terrain continue to grow and enjoys working with such a creative and talented group of people.

Brain Kittredge, Board Member

Brian Kittredge, a Spokane native, first became involved with Terrain as an artist. He saw first hand the ability the organization had to support local artists. Brian currently works for Umpqua Bank as a Vice-President. He has previously been involved with other local non-profits and has a passion for supporting local groups in Spokane. Brian is very excited to help Terrain continue to grow and enjoys working with such a creative and talented group of people.

Kearney Jordan, Vice President   Kearney Jordan, a Spokane native, grew up with a passion for the arts. While living in Seattle, she served as an Art Docent and visited classrooms to lead art projects with children inspired by the classics. Upon returning home to Spokane, she also returned to her second home, the Spokane Civic Theatre, where she heads up the Spokane Civic Theatre Academy. She was the 2016 Honorable Mention Recipient for Collaboration from the Spokane Arts Awards. Her passion for the arts in all forms has only grown, and she fervently believes that the presence of art can inspire and improve a community at large.

Kearney Jordan, Vice President

Kearney Jordan, a Spokane native, grew up with a passion for the arts. While living in Seattle, she served as an Art Docent and visited classrooms to lead art projects with children inspired by the classics. Upon returning home to Spokane, she also returned to her second home, the Spokane Civic Theatre, where she heads up the Spokane Civic Theatre Academy. She was the 2016 Honorable Mention Recipient for Collaboration from the Spokane Arts Awards. Her passion for the arts in all forms has only grown, and she fervently believes that the presence of art can inspire and improve a community at large.

Carl Richardson, Board Member   Carl Richardson has been a professional artist and educator for over 18 years. He currently teaches drawing, color/design, printmaking, portfolio, exhibit, and advanced design classes. Art is a way for him to give life to thoughts that he cannot or chooses not to express verbally, "because words fail, I choose paint, ink, canvas, paper, film, pen, charcoal and/or a squeegee to give a voice to thoughts, feeling and emotions within me." In 1990 he received a BS in fine arts at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University and his master of fine arts from Washington State University in 1994. Carl is the advisor to the Art Club and the Black Student Union on campus.

Carl Richardson, Board Member

Carl Richardson has been a professional artist and educator for over 18 years. He currently teaches drawing, color/design, printmaking, portfolio, exhibit, and advanced design classes. Art is a way for him to give life to thoughts that he cannot or chooses not to express verbally, "because words fail, I choose paint, ink, canvas, paper, film, pen, charcoal and/or a squeegee to give a voice to thoughts, feeling and emotions within me." In 1990 he received a BS in fine arts at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University and his master of fine arts from Washington State University in 1994. Carl is the advisor to the Art Club and the Black Student Union on campus.

Luke Baumgarten, Co-Founder, Board Member   Luke Baumgarten is a partner at Treatment Creative, a firm that creates experiences to enrich both our digital and physical lives, and is a co-founder of Terrain. His career spans the media arts, having worked for 10 years as a journalist focused on arts, culture and social justice, and 5 years in marketing and advertising focused on telling authentic stories for clients who seek to leave our world changed for the better. He is one of Terrain's core organizers, serving on the Program Committee and the Development Committee. In addition to his work with Terrain, Luke is a board member of the Spokane Symphony and is a charter member of the Gonzaga University College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Advisory Council.

Luke Baumgarten, Co-Founder, Board Member

Luke Baumgarten is a partner at Treatment Creative, a firm that creates experiences to enrich both our digital and physical lives, and is a co-founder of Terrain. His career spans the media arts, having worked for 10 years as a journalist focused on arts, culture and social justice, and 5 years in marketing and advertising focused on telling authentic stories for clients who seek to leave our world changed for the better. He is one of Terrain's core organizers, serving on the Program Committee and the Development Committee. In addition to his work with Terrain, Luke is a board member of the Spokane Symphony and is a charter member of the Gonzaga University College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Advisory Council.

Renee Cebula, Board Member   Northwest native, Renee Cebula is passionate about history. A former history educator, her researched focus turned to cocktail culture in America during the World Wars. The deeper into this topic, the more her intellectual curiosities expanded to include America’s drinking history, the development of specialized tools and equipment, and the stories of mid-century decorative artists.

Renee Cebula, Board Member

Northwest native, Renee Cebula is passionate about history. A former history educator, her researched focus turned to cocktail culture in America during the World Wars. The deeper into this topic, the more her intellectual curiosities expanded to include America’s drinking history, the development of specialized tools and equipment, and the stories of mid-century decorative artists.

Pollyanne Faith Birge, Board Member   Pollyanne Faith Birge, M.P.A is a born and raised Spokanite and has been living in Portland Oregon for the last 25 years. Formerly the Arts and Culture Policy Director for Portland Mayor Sam Adams’, she now acts as the Community Engagement Director for Portland City Commissioner, Chloe Eudaly. A dedicated advocate for the arts, social justice & equity and creative expression, Pollyanne has also acted as the Executive Director for the Independent Publishing Resource Center as well as the Oregon Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. She has served on numerous boards of directors including Portland Bridge Festival, Know Your City, Stumptown Comics Fest and Design Week Portland. She loves print art and illustration, organizational strategic planning, music of all genres, smart science-fiction schlock, and dogs.

Pollyanne Faith Birge, Board Member

Pollyanne Faith Birge, M.P.A is a born and raised Spokanite and has been living in Portland Oregon for the last 25 years. Formerly the Arts and Culture Policy Director for Portland Mayor Sam Adams’, she now acts as the Community Engagement Director for Portland City Commissioner, Chloe Eudaly. A dedicated advocate for the arts, social justice & equity and creative expression, Pollyanne has also acted as the Executive Director for the Independent Publishing Resource Center as well as the Oregon Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. She has served on numerous boards of directors including Portland Bridge Festival, Know Your City, Stumptown Comics Fest and Design Week Portland. She loves print art and illustration, organizational strategic planning, music of all genres, smart science-fiction schlock, and dogs.

Heidi Lasher, Board Member, Secretary   Heidi Lasher has been a freelance advocacy and policy consultant for the past 15 years, specializing in global health topics like access to immunization and safe drinking water. She is currently pursuing an MFA in creative writing at Eastern Washington University. She believes art and artists are vital to thriving communities. She is excited to support Terrain as a board member and continued volunteer.

Heidi Lasher, Board Member, Secretary

Heidi Lasher has been a freelance advocacy and policy consultant for the past 15 years, specializing in global health topics like access to immunization and safe drinking water. She is currently pursuing an MFA in creative writing at Eastern Washington University. She believes art and artists are vital to thriving communities. She is excited to support Terrain as a board member and continued volunteer.

Lindsey Myron, Treasurer   Lindsey has always loved and supported the arts but lacks any artistic sensibilities, so she became an accountant. She is currently a Senior Tax Associate at Eide Bailly LLP specializing in small businesses and not-for-profit organizations. The opportunity to merge the world she loves and the world she admires was too good to pass up. Lindsey joined the Terrain Board in 2018 and is looking forward to contributing and working with other board members to ensure Terrain's continued success, growth and sustainability.

Lindsey Myron, Treasurer

Lindsey has always loved and supported the arts but lacks any artistic sensibilities, so she became an accountant. She is currently a Senior Tax Associate at Eide Bailly LLP specializing in small businesses and not-for-profit organizations. The opportunity to merge the world she loves and the world she admires was too good to pass up. Lindsey joined the Terrain Board in 2018 and is looking forward to contributing and working with other board members to ensure Terrain's continued success, growth and sustainability.

Alyssa Agee, Board Member   As a long-time supporter of Terrain (she's only missed attending the flagship event once!), Alyssa is passionate about supporting local artists and cultivating the art scene in Spokane. She brings 15+ years of small business entrepreneurship and expertise in marketing, communications, and event planning. She co-founded the information technology firm Pamiris in the early 2000s and currently runs Belle Mira Consulting. She and her husband Bryan and their three littles love being a part of the Spokane community.

Alyssa Agee, Board Member

As a long-time supporter of Terrain (she's only missed attending the flagship event once!), Alyssa is passionate about supporting local artists and cultivating the art scene in Spokane. She brings 15+ years of small business entrepreneurship and expertise in marketing, communications, and event planning. She co-founded the information technology firm Pamiris in the early 2000s and currently runs Belle Mira Consulting. She and her husband Bryan and their three littles love being a part of the Spokane community.


Becoming a leader in terrain

We are always in search of individuals interested in helping to further our mission in a leadership role capacity.  If you are interested, click here to apply to be on our board.