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Sixto Wagan

Director, Center for Art & Social Engagement

Sixto Wagan is the inaugural director for the Center for Art and Social Engagement (CASE) at the University of Houston. Prior to this role, he led the contemporary art center DiverseWorks, serving a multitude of capacities including Artistic Director, Co-Executive Director and Performing Arts Curator. During his tenure, he nurtured artists, communities and emerging arts organizations through commissions and place-based initiatives. 

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Sixto Wagan

Rick Lowe

Professor of Interdisciplinary Practice

Rick Lowe is an artist who resides in Houston, Texas. His formal training is in the visual arts. Over the past twenty years he has worked both inside and outside of art world institutions by participating in exhibitions and developing community based art projects. 

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Rick Lowe

CASE Advisory Board

  • Andrew Davis, Founding Dean, Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts 
  • Paul Bonin-Rodriguez, Ph.D., Associate Professor in Performance as Public Practice, Chair - Minor in Arts Management and Administration, University of Texas, Austin
  • Ryan Dennis, Public Programs Director, Project Row Houses
  • Karen Farber, Executive Director of the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts
  • Fleurette S. Fernando, Director of the MA Program in Arts Leadership
  • Catherine Horn, Professor & Senior Research Associate - National Center for Student Success, College of Education
  • Dr. Mimi Lee, Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
  • Rachel Afi Quinn, Assistant Professor Comparative Cultural Studies and Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies 
  • Karen Stokes, Professor, School of Theatre and Dance
  • Bryan Scrivner, Conoco
  • Stephanie Todd Wong, Performing Arts and Culture Director, Asia Society Texas Center