Governor Green appoints Sean Connelly, Konrad Ng to SFCA Board of Commissioners

August 17, 2023

Governor Josh Green has appointed Sean Connelly and Konrad Ng to the SFCA Board of Commissioners effective July 28, 2023.  Connelly is to serve as At-Large and Ng as chairperson.  “Both Sean and Konrad come to the SFCA with great qualifications and understanding of the SFCA and community needs.  We are excited to have these two talented individuals on our team” said Karen Ewald, Interim Executive Director.

From the Office of the Governor’s News Release: Konrad Ng has two decades of experience in the arts as a senior executive, curator, and educator. He was also a film programmer at the Hawai‘i International Film Festival, the first Curator of Film and Video at the Honolulu Museum of Art, a founding faculty member in the Academy for Creative Media at the University of Hawai‘i Mānoa, and the executive director of Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture, & Design.

Sean Connelly graduated from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He has been a lecturer at several universities, most recently, Connelly was an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. Furthermore, he had many of his solo exhibitions displayed such as the “Learning from Lē‘ahi” sculpture at the Kapi‘olani Community College Koa Gallery. Connelly has curated many selected exhibitions, films, and new media projects.

Read the full news release on the Office of the Governor website:

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