Arts Leadership Award Program

Michael Hall

Representing Alameda County Supervisorial District Five —

Michael Hall of Oakland, is a practicing artist and arts educator at Creative Growth Art Center in Oakland. The Center serves adult artists with developmental, physical, emotional, and mental disabilities, providing a creative and supportive environment for artistic exploration, gallery promotion, and personal expression. For over 10 years, Mr. Hall has been the Center’s painting, drawing and mixed media instructor. And, during this time he founded the Video Production Workshop that provides digital media experience for the Center’s artists. Mr. Hall is also a painting teacher at Mills College in Oakland and at UC Berkeley.