Catherine Trujillo lives, works and mothers in San Luis Obispo, CA.
She curates anything from cowboys to pixels at Cal Poly.
She co-curates and founded Pecha Kucha Night SLO.
She volunteers a lot in the community.
She shared things & subjects & work with people close to her heart.
She likes to have fun.
Secrets to Lives Well Lived are on her mind.
Curator Catherine Trujillo oversees Robert E. Kennedy Library’s Creative Works Program. Linking three programs: Art Management, a Faculty Exhibit Program, and Library Community Galleries—the Creative Works Program supports curiosity-based scholarship, creativity, and research at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. She began her Cal Poly career in the Special Collections department, where she managed the manuscript collections and helped establish their ethnic studies archive. Ms. Trujillo has worked with designers, artists, architects, and photographers to create long-standing contributions to the cultural life of the community, with a commitment for the preservation and dissemination of underrepresented voices in multicultural history and art.
In her spare time she served as the associate producer and archival researcher for the documentary film Lives Well Lived and a sometime contributor to KCET’s Artbound — transmedia journalism exploring Southern California's arts and culture. Additionally, she co-founded an organization to support the undocumented student community in San Luis Obispo and Northern Santa Barbara Counties.