Arts Fund Staff

Vittoria Cutbirth, Executive Director

Vittoria grew up in Santa Barbara, CA and was a student in The Arts Fund's Teen Arts Mentorship Program in 2011. She graduated from Santa Barbara High School's Visual Arts and Design Academy (VADA) in 2012 and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Cornell University in 2016.

Vittoria joined The Arts Fund in 2016 as Assistant Director and was promoted to Executive Director in 2017. Vittoria is passionate about the arts, philanthropy and community, and wants to continue expanding The Arts Fund's programming throughout Santa Barbara County. 

As a mentorship alumni, she knows first hand how important and impactful The Arts Fund's programs are, especially for the youth in Santa Barbara County. She believes that through programming and collaboration we can work towards a brighter future for our young generations and community.

Alyssa Seng, Social Media Coordinator

Alyssa grew up in Oxnard, California and graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) in 2016 with a Bachelors Degree in Communications. Alyssa joined The Arts Fund team in 2017, immediately lending her expertise and passion to our organization. 

Alyssa served as Treasurer of the Khmer Student Association where she planned, organized, and allocated the association’s budget, created ideas and plans for bi-monthly meetings, worked in publicity by recruiting new members and communicated with professors and media event planners for meetings.

She also served as Director/Coordinator where she coordinated an annual culture night, allocated budgets through budget presentations and private meetings, created and enforced meeting plans through the use of social media, constructed questions and conducted interviews for a video project and worked with other student groups in order to create a larger event. 

The Arts Fund is honored and thrilled to have Alyssa on our team.