Creative Spaces & Event Services


The Creative Spaces and Event Services (CSES) department at Cornish is responsible for ensuring our galleries, shops, studios, and venues are best positioned to support the institution’s curriculum. With a team of professional staff from all areas of study in both the performing and visual arts world. Like our faculty, our staff are actively continuing in their field while working to support the students here at Cornish.

CSES Department Staff

Core staff
Headshot of Gavin Yehle, Cornish College of the Arts Staff. Photo of Gavin in a dark jacket and multi-colored button-up sitting in a theater seat.

Gavin Yehle

College Production Manager
Theater | Performance Production

Carl Bronsdon

Instructor of Costume Technology & Costume Shop Supervisor
Core staff

Pinky Estell

Director of Creative Space + Event Services
Performance Production

Jessica Christensen

Instructor of Scenic Painting | Paint & Stage Properties Supervisor
Art | Design

Ilana Zweschi

Instructor, Visual Arts
Core staff

Tory Franklin

Print Lab Resource Technician
Core staff

Rob Lutz

3D Fab Lab Resource Technician
Performance Production

Matthew McCarren

Instructor Scenic Technology & Scene Shop Supervisor
Core staff

Kristin Swenson-Lintault

Visual Arts Resource Manager
Core staff

Bradley Taylor

Printmaking Studio Technician
Core staff
Cornish Staff or Faculty member

Winnie Westergard

Photo Lab Tech, Instructor, Photographer