Partners Through Art
Partners Through Art

Board Member

Karla Parbon

Karla Parbon

Board Member Resident Artist

Karla A. Parbon, M.A. – As a dancer, educator, and choreographer, Karla has dedicated her life and profession to the art of dance. Currently, Karla serves as the Dance Program Director at Whitworth University and dance instructor at Gonzaga University. Whether it’s inspiring young artists, victims of social injustice, or integrating the arts into education, […]

Suzanne Ostersmith

Suzanne Ostersmith

Board Member Resident Artist

Suzanne is an interdisciplinary artist living and working in the Spokane, WA area. She serves as the Director of the Academic Dance Program and directs theatre productions at Gonzaga University. As a dance/theatre/visual artist she finds that ideas expressed through the movement and shapes created by the body are like words in a universal language. […]

Debbie Lahue

Debbie Lahue

Board Member

Debbie Lahue, M.A. Ed./Admin and Curriculum Development, has served as an educator since 1987. The arts have been instrumental in her career as a lifelong learner, teacher, presenter, instructional coach, school district administrator, literacy facilitator and regional humanities director. She’s directed annual high school art shows, helped districts align instruction to arts standards, developed professional […]