A philanthropist and volunteer leader, Alyce de Roulet Williamson has long been dedicated to the visual and performing arts communities of Los Angeles. Her involvement in arts philanthropy includes serving on the boards of the Music Center, the Los Angeles Opera, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Center Dance Association and the Blue Ribbon, a premier women’s organization that supports the Music Center. She is a past board member of the Pasadena Symphony and Pops. She also served on the National Advisory Council of the School of American Ballet in New York.
She has served on the Board of Governors of the Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens since 1996, as well as its Art Collections committee and Art Collectors Council.
She is a Trustee Emeritus of Scripps College, a member of the board of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and a past board member of the Pasadena Guild of Children’s Hospital and Las Madrinas. She is a board member and past Chairman of First Century Families and served on the Board of Governors for the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanical Gardens.
Williamson attended the Marlborough School, graduated from Dominican Convent San Rafael and received a BA from Scripps College in Claremont, California in 1952.
Williamson has been an ArtCenter Trustee since 1985. She is the Founding Chair of ArtCenter 100, the College’s major community support group for student scholarships. Her late husband, Warren “Spud” Williamson, was an Emeritus Trustee and Chair Emeritus; and was an active Trustee from 1989 through 1995, including the position of Chair of the Board in the early 90s.
Founded by Alyce de Roulet Williamson, ArtCenter100 enjoys an unparalleled legacy in providing support to the College, having raised in excess of $1.5 million in scholarships over the last 30 years.