Grants Manager/Gallery Manager
Jude Yriarte is a dedicated grant writer and gallery curator who has a strong passion for community involvement, social justice issues, and the arts. As the grant writer and gallery curator for Sol Treasures Arts and Cultural Center, a non-profit organization that seeks to promote the arts in King City and surrounding areas, Jude brings a wealth of experience in business, having previously co-created the Dovetail Art Gallery.
In addition to her work at Sol Treasures, Jude is an active member of the community, serving on the advisory board for The Central Coast Rural Communities Foundation and the King City Art Selection Committee. She also serves as a Grant Evaluator for Arts Council for Monterey County. Furthermore, Jude is involved in The Cuesta Curiosity League (CCL), where she is focused on finding housing for unhoused students and their families.
Jude’s dedication to the arts is reflected in her academic pursuits. She is currently enrolled in the Art History and Gallery Operations program at Cuesta College, where she is set to graduate in the fall of 2023. Her commitment to her community, the arts, and social justice issues make her an asset to Sol Treasures and the broader community.
When not working or volunteering, Jude enjoys spending time with her loved ones, hiking, dancing Salsa and Bachata, and traveling.