Talia Gibas

Professional Development Programs Manager
LA County Arts Commission
Los Angeles, California

Talia Gibas is Professional Development Programs Manager at the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, where she manages learning and leadership development opportunities for nonprofit arts administrators and individual artists. These include quarterly, free mini-conferences tackling both practical skill-building and big-picture trends in the arts community; and the LA County Arts Internship Program, which, in partnership with The Getty Foundation, is the largest paid internship program in the arts in the United States. Her work is informed by more than six years with the Commission’s regional arts education initiative, Arts for All, where she developed and managed a range of grant and professional development programs for K-12 practitioners. Talia earned her A.B. in Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities from the University of Chicago, and Ed.M in Arts in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. In her non-arts life, she is an avid distance runner and triathlete.