Experienced, mature executive in community arts with impressive track record of leadership, fund-raising, project management, team management and art education. As a professional artist with 30 years of creating, curating exhibitions nationwide and with 17 years of experience in community arts education and government art support initiatives, I am passionate about and committed to supporting causes related to the arts, especially in my home of Erie. Creating Erie's Bloom Collaborative on behalf of Stairways Behavioral Health from concept and strategic vision to funding and reaching 1,600 students has not only embedded me into the art-related funding, public relations and public resources of our area, but also has even further empowered my understanding of and passion for the role of art to everyone in our community.
Director of Community Center, Bloom Collaborative, 138 East 26th Street, Erie PA.
Conceived of, created and managed a 1,600-student community art center. Developed, coordinated, expanded and adapted programming, activities, events and community partnerships by interfacing and collaborating with community members, organizations, foundations and donors. Established trusted leadership company-wide and with staff. Responsible for building/facility design and construction to support programming growth.
Success of community relations with Art Center lead to my promotion to oversee these activities for all of Stairways in Erie to deepened partnerships to enhance marketing effectiveness and strengthen funding streams.
Public Speaking (partial)
Published works (partial)
Resumes, and other information uploaded or provided by the user, are considered User Content governed by our Terms & Conditions. As such, it is not owned by us, and it is the user who retains ownership over such content.
Companies Worked For:
Job Titles Held: