Our Team

Karsen Lee Gould, M.A., CDT, Founder and Director of Arts for Humanity!

Miss Gould founded Arts for Humanity! in 1997 and continues to lead the development and programming of this unique arts outreach organization. She is a multi-talented artist, performer and teacher who has a gift for helping every individual, no matter what their challenges might be, to express themselves creatively and positively. Please visit the Founder & Director page for a more complete background.

Claire Kim-Shin, Program Administrator

Claire believes in the power of arts. It is her passion and personal mission to create open and transformative arts experiences that resonate throughout the community. Previously, she worked for Los Angeles County Museum of Art as the Senior Music Program Coordinator for many years. She was directly responsible for the department’s general administration and concert operations for over 100 concerts annually. She has also curated the museum’s Target Free Holiday Monday concert series, providing visitors with opportunities to appreciate music from various cultures. Claire is inspired by the mission of Arts for Humanity!. She is thrilled to be part of the AH! team and can’t wait to witness positive changes through the power of the arts!

Mitra Cline, Graphic Arts and Communications

Mitra Cline, currently studying the creative life at Pacifica Graduate Institue, has exhibited in over 40 art shows in the last 15 years. Her skills include the following visual art techniques; painting, printmaking, and graphic arts. Serving her community and the arts have always been her passion. Mitra is excited about developing creative marketing strategies to foster the growth and reach of Arts for Humanity!.