Adam Rosendahl, CEO & Founder - Adam is a creative facilitator, event producer, and DJ based in Oakland, CA. In 2012 he founded LATE NITE ART, LLC. Since then, he’s been on a creative rampage: leading over 100+ LNA events in 6 countries, with over 5,000 participants.
From federal probation officers and corporate executives to social entrepreneurs and university students, Adam has a knack for lighting the creative spark in people. He specializes in using the arts to positively shift corporate culture, enhance leadership capacity, and make learning more fun. He firmly believes that engaging the imagination is the key to changing our culture.
Jeffrey Shiau, Director of Operations - Jeffrey creates foundations for LATE NITE ART to build & grow. He enjoys things that create empathy; between people, communities, and the planet. Outside of LATE NITE ART, Jeffrey also fills his space and time with projects like www.talkhumanto.me.
Forest Stearns is a prolific visual artist, educator, and facilitator. He joined the LATE NITE ART team as a lead facilitator in 2016. From art galleries to spaceships, there is nothing Forest won’t draw upon. As an "Illustrator for Space" at Planet Labs, a SF Aerospace Company, Forest has illustrated over 150 of Earth's orbiting satellites. Yep. Satellites.
He also directs Planet Lab's exciting Artist in Residence program. Known as DRAWEVERYWHERE, his portfolio spans from stylized calligraphy and huge murals to virtual reality and industrial design. Previously, Forest served as the Art Director for DeviantArt, the largest online art gallery and community in the world. Forest draws inspiration from granting "creative permission," to everyone he meets - encouraging business executives, children, artists, and people everywhere to "let go of their fears and pick up the pen."
Jenny Sauer-Klein is an experience designer and master facilitator who specializes in dynamic learning experiences that help companies engage their employees and bring their culture to life. She joined the LATE NITE ART team as a lead facilitator in 2014. She has designed and facilitated offsites and programs for companies like Airbnb, ESPN, Toyota and Samasource, as well as running her signature Experience Design Training for internal teams. She is also the founder and director of The Culture Conference, an invite-only event for 175 business leaders who are committed to building a positive culture in their own organizations. In her previous career as the co-founder of AcroYoga, she successfully scaled a thriving culture into an international brand, community and organization with millions of practitioners including Hollywood celebrities and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs. She has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, Fast Company, and Inc., as well as Tim Ferriss’ new book Tools of Titans.
Nilisha Mohapatra is a trainer, social change agent, experience designer, and personal change coach. She is dedicated to building imaginative spaces for learning of all kinds. She joined the LATE NITE ART team as a facilitator and creative consultant in 2016. Using arts-based practice and process work, she cultivate skills in young people and adults, cross geographies and cultures. e it non-profit / corporate teams, youth from marginalized background, or teachers, Nilisha's practice bridges the worlds of depth and play, inviting people to explore new / challenging themes.
Adam Rosendahl is a creative facilitator, event producer, and DJ based in Oakland, CA. In 2012 he founded LATE NITE ART, LLC. Since then, he’s been on a creative rampage: leading over 100+ LNA events in 6 countries, with over 5,000 participants.
Rashad Pridgen a mutlidisciplinary performing artist, creative director and event production manager. He joined the LATE NITE ART team in 2015 as our Lead Producer. As a creative he is the artistic director of The Global Street Dance Masquerade: a performance art dance-ceremony which presents Afrofuturist full body masquerade suits in urban environments for diverse audiences. Rashad also acts as Lead Site Manager for Impact Hub Oakland. With a wide range of creative projects Rashad's works span dance, theater, film, music video and fashion. Stay connected with his artistry at: www.soulnubian.com
Celi Tamayo-Lee is here to make collective joy. She joined the LATE NITE ART team as a producer in 2015. As the descendant of migrants, history is always present for her. As a young queer person of color, the future is always present for her. She uses film to travel through time; gatherings to stop time; and dance to rearrange time. As someone still in love with San Francisco, her work is dedicated to the public, cultural lineage, human need and communal consciousness. Celi’s parents met while organizing in the Bay Area Asian American community during the ‘80s. Her grandparents and great-grandparents came to the West Coast from Laoag, Illocos Norte, in the Philippines and Toisan, Guangduong Province, China. The playgrounds of her public schools, the youth mentors of her afterschool programs, and radical movements for art and justice shape her sense of power and dignity.
Jeremy Capdevielle is a first generation Mexican American, a group facilitator, and a life-long advocate for social equity and creative expression. He joined the LATE NITE ART team as a producer in 2016. Jeremy is also the founder of Socially Crea8tive, a multigenerational platform of artists and entrepreneurs dedicated to intercultural respect and collective creativity. Family and community is always at the heart of his inspiration. As a long time youth leader and mentor Jeremy is committed to supporting healthy communities by connecting generations. Jeremy says surfing is one of his continual teachers, and he feels most at home in the natural world. He indulges in expressive arts on a daily basis and is always down to play!
Khamall Zawadi is a community organizer and event producer from Columbus, Ohio. Khamall joined the LATE NITE ART team as a producer in 2015. He is also the founder of BlackBuster, a film and media company dedicated to enlivening the black imagination. Khamall is an agent of change who uses creativity to bring people of all kinds together around art and activism in their community.