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Rodneyna Hart

Work Experience

Executive Director Culture Candy

Facilitates cultural programming and connectivity through the region.

Art Manager/ Curator The Healthcare Gallery

Developed and instituted an annual “Young Curators Fellowship” program with The Healthcare Gallery giving real-life experience to young minority students to meet their goals of becoming arts professionals.

Mounted a national call for art entitled Southern Futurism blending genera of Southern Art,
Afro- Futurism, and the Italian Futurists of the early 20th Century.

Exhibitions Manager, Louisiana Art & Science Museum

Supervised the successful execution of thirty-three (33) exhibitions in 2 years, an unprecedented number of exhibitions in that amount of time for LASM, earning 225 Magazine’s “Best Museum” award for both 2016 and 2017

Preparator, LSU Museum of Art

Completed forty-seven (47) exhibitions in less than 3 years, won 225 Magazine’s “Best Museum” award for 2015, developed, maintained and implemented a departmental budget of $800,000. Served as designer and project manager for a major update of the museum’s store that came in under budget, ahead of deadline and aesthetically exceeded the expectation of the Executive Director. Designed and initiated a volunteer program for LSUMOA art handlers, paired them with their skill set and interests, gave hands-on training, assessment and workshops

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio Arts

2002 – 2008 Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Graduated May, 2008, 3.2 GPA, Dual Concentration in Sculpture and Painting, Minor Psychology

Exhibitions

Exhibitions Manager/Lead Preparator Louisiana Art & Science Museum

  • September 26, 2018 – January 16, 2019, Lin Emery: A Force of Nature
  • June 13 – September 16, 2018, Feast for the Eyes, including Irving Penn, Stephen Shore, Cindy Sherman, Nobuyoshi Araki, Paul Strand, and Martin Parr, Michaelene Thomas, among others. The exhibition is organized by Aperture Foundation, New York and curated by Susan Bright and Denise Wolff
  • June 13 – September 16, 2018, Capitol City Contemporary/4: Food Glorious Food, Julie Crews, Denny Culbert, David Carlysle Humphreys, George Graham, Ross Jahnke, Libby
  • Johnson, Jodie Masterman, Collin Richie, Herb Roe, Eugenia Uhl, and Jeromy Young.
  • June 16 – September 16, 2018 – Food in Space: The Evolution of Dining in Orbit, NASA
  • March 10 – June 10, 2018, Dreamcatchers: Courtney Egan, Courtney Egan, Robert John Thornton, Pierre-Joseph Redoute
  • February 10 – May 27, 2018, Traditions in Transition: Inuit Art and Culture
  • September 16 – January 7, 2018, The Art of Chaos & Order: Sam Losavio, Sam Losavio
  • September 16 – January 7, 2018, The Red that Colored the World
  • August 7 – 25, 2017, Redesign of Science Station
  • July 1 – December 2, 2017, Alyce Simon: Atomic Art, Alyce Simon
  • June 14 – September 3, 2017, Faces of the Flood, Kristin Basilica, Dan Jones, Frank McMains, David Morris, and Collin Richie
  • May 17 – October 1, 2017, Saving Stories: A Playful Take on Recording Personal History
  • March 4 – June 4, 2017, A Work in Process: Paintings by Gustave Blache III, Gustave Blache III
  • March 11- September 3, 2017, Polymers in Art, Ivan Mestrovic, William Woodward, Reginald Marsh, Jean-Joseph-Eleonore-Antoine Anslaux, Charles D’Agar, Harold Rudolph, Noel Rockmore, Erik Burke, CFX Entertainment, John Pojman, Shelby Prindiville, Thomas Sofranko, Brad Michael Bourgoyne
  • January 21- June 25, 2017, Absence and Presence: The Moons of Monica Zeringue, Monica Zeringue
  • December 17, 2016 – May 28, 2017, It’s Academic: A Hands-On Art Experience, Demond Matsuo, Justin Bryant, Gerry Wubben, Hadju Bence, The Advocate Staff Photos by: Patrick Dennis, Bill Feig, Matthew Hinston, John McCusker, and Hilary Scheinuk, Still life Drawings from Louisiana State University School of Art Advanced Drawing Workshop, Fall 2016
  • December 3, 2016 – February 26, 2017, Passages of Time: Drawings by Gerry Wubben, Gerry Wubben, 2nd Floor Gallery, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, Baton Rouge, LA
  • December 10, 2016 – February 26, 2017, Selections from the Collection
  • December 3, 2016 – February 6, 2017, Contemporary Old Masters, Forum Gallery Artists: Robert Bauer, William Beckman, Alan Feltus, Michaele Fenniak, Paul Kenniak, Linden Fredrick, Michael Leonard, Jane Lund, Alyssa Monk, Guillermo Munoz Vera, Wade Schuman
  • September 20, 2016- January 15, 2017, Diamond Nights by Beth Moon, Beth Moon
  • August 13 – December 11, 2016, Capitol City Contemporary 3′: Photography, Mary Ann Caffery, Paulo Steven Diniz, Kevin Duffy, William Greiner, David Humphreys, Amy James, Jim Zietz, Reni Zietz, Eleanor Owen Kerr, Dede Lusk, A.J. Meek, Katherine Scherer
  • August 6- November 27, 2016, Lovely As A Tree, Beth Galston, John Grade, Insun Kim, Dawn DeDeaux, Ron Bechet, Eirik Solheim, Bartholomaus Traubeck
  • August 6- November 27, 2016, Selections from the Collection
  • August 6- November 27, 2016, Steve Tobin: Rooted in Nature, Steve Tobin
  • April 16 – August 4, 2016, Before and After cel animation
  • April 16, 2016- December 2017, Science Station Update
  • April 13 – July 24, 2016, The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons
  • March 15 – August 3, 2016, A Universe in Glass: Josh Simpson, Josh Simpson
  • February 22, 2016 – January 2018, Jason: Triceratops Skull Fossil, Solar System Gallery, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, Baton Rouge, LA
  • January 9, 2016 – April 3, 2016, The Artist Revealed
  • January 16, 2016 – April 10, 2016, Flutterby: Butterfly, David Humphries
  • January 9, 2016 – April 3, 2016, Raphael Soyer: Intimate Portrait
  • October 10, 2015 – April 3, 2016, Solarium, deinstallation
  • September 2015 – January 10, 2016, Capitol City Contemporary 2: Landscapes, Judi Betts, Jim Burke, Sam Corso, Jill Hackney, Libby Johnson, Keith Morris, Fredrick Ortner, Gaither Pope, Ed Smith, Lisa DiStefano, Elise Toups, and Kate Trepagnier

Lead Project Preparator, Louisiana State University Museum of Art

  • August 2012 – December 2015, every six months, Works on Paper Rotation
  • December 11, 2015 – March 20, 2016, The Carnival, the City and the Sea: Haitian Art from the Perry Smith Collection of the New Orleans Museum of Art
  • September 5, 2015 – November 15, 2015, Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne: Paris: 1880-1910
  • August – September 2015, Hung artworks for the LSU Provost’s office, and LSU Vice- Provost’s office, LSU Thomas Boyd Hall
  • June 5, 2015 – August 30, 2015, Debbie Fleming Caffery: Baton Rouge After the Storm
  • May 5, 2015 – September 6, 2015, Mexico in New Orleans: A Tale of Two Americas
  • May 5, 2015 – August 30, 2015, Shaking Up Prohibition in New Orleans: Cocktail Drawings of Olive Leonhardt
  • March 13, 2015 – August 2, 2015, Margaret Evangeline: On War
  • February 6, 2015 – April 19, 2015, An American In Venice: James McNeill Whistler and His Legacy
  • February 6, 2015 – April 19, 2015, Venice, Traces: The Art of Sandra Russell Clark
  • November 15, 2014 – August 14, 2015, Dwelling: An Installation by Emerging Local Artist Silas Breaux
  • August 22, 2014 – January 25, 2015, Accalia and the Swamp Monster: Works by Kelli Scott Kelley
  • August 1, 2014 – February 15, 2015, Leroy Neiman: Action!
  • February 7, 2014 – January 18, 2015, Rooted Communities: The Art of Nari Ward
  • February 7, 2014 – January 18, 2015, OSBR Free Weights Bottle Incubator: an installation by Nari Ward in collaboration with LSU School of Art, as part of the Nadine Carter Russell Chair 2014
  • February 2012- September 7, 2015, Decadence, Exhibition from the collection
  • April 4, 2014 – August 3, 2014, Margaret Stones’s Flora of Louisiana: The Baton Rouge Connection
  • March 8, 2014 – July 13, 2014, The Visual Blues
  • November 8, 2013 – February 16, 2014, Right Here, Now: The Art of LSU School of Art + Design Faculty
  • July 2007 – January 2014, American Arts and Crafts exhibition from the collection
  • July 2011 – January 2014, Education Space Rotations
  • January 3, 2014 – December 2015, Reinstallation of Peltier Collection of Chinese Jade
  • December 6, 2013 – May 31, 2015, Clementine Hunter, Exhibition from the collection
  • December 2007 – December 2013, Peltier Collection of Chinese Jade
  • December 2011 – November 2013, Beer Wine & Spirits, Exhibition from the collection
  • September 13, 2013 – March 16, 2014, Portraiture: Style and Ornament: Rashaad Newsome
  • April 28, 2012 – March 16, 2014, Cascade of Color: Gabriel Dawe
  • November 5, 2013 – January 19, 2014, I Gave My Whole Life to Words: Leslie Dill
  • August 2, 2013 – October 13, 2013, Everything I See Is New And Strange: Walter Anderson
  • July 12, 2013 – September 12, 2013, The 10th Anniversary Art Melt Invitational
  • May 27, 2014 – August 3, 2014, New Acquisitions and Highlights from the Collection
  • May 17, 2012 – July 14, 2013, An Eye on Jazz: Photographs by Herman Leonard
  • May 12, 2012 – July 12, 2013, Edward Pramuk: Seeing Music
  • March 16, 2013 – August 18, 2013, Revealed Exquisite Gowns by Suzanne Perron
  • January 31, 2013 – April 14, 2013, Practically Absurd: Art and Design by Peter Shire
  • November 1, 2012 – March 2013, Trains, Planes and Automobiles
  • September 8, 2012 – March 31, 2013, Louisiana’s Artist: Clementine Hunter
  • March 24, 2012 – February 10, 2013, Once Upon a Time
  • August 11, 2012 – November 11, 2012, Uniquely Louisiana
  • March 3, 2012 – October 7, 2012, Outside the Frame: Gregory Scott
  • September 2012, Hung artworks for the Chancellor’s office, LSU Thomas Boyd Hall
  • August 2010 – August 2012, LSU Past & Present
  • February 4, 2012 – August 26, 2012, Faces of Pride: Elizabeth Catlett

Preparator/Art Handler Baton Rouge Gallery – center for contemporary art

  • January 27, 2018, Surreal Salon V Soirée January 25, 2017, Surreal Salon IV Soirée January 25, 2014, Surreal Salon VI Soirée

Preparator/Art Handler Xavier University

  • January 30, 2017 – April 17, 2017, Roots, Ron Bechet, Rontherin Ratliff, Patrick Waldemar
  • February 14, 2016 – May 2016, Revolution! The Paintings of Ulrick Jean Pierre, Xavier University Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Curatorial Experience and Art Management

Executive Director Culture Candy Events

  • December 15, 2018, Stabbed in the Art Pop-Up Exhibition Block Party, with community partners MidCity Makers Market, Pink Elephant Antiques, Pop Shop, Radio Bar, Time Warp and, Bricks & Bombs
  • November 10, 2018, Stabbed in the Art Pop-Up Exhibition, at Radio Bar with Blerd-ish
  • September 29, 2018, Stabbed in the Art Pop-Up Exhibition, Perkins Rowe
  • August 11, 2018, Stabbed in the Art Pop-Up Exhibition, with Radio Bard at Bricks & Bombs
  • June 23, 2018, Stabbed in the Art Brand Release Party, Culture Candy Website reveal and branding Radio Bar

Curator/Art Manager The Healthcare Gallery

  • July 30 – October 19, 2018, Deconstructing Complacency, Danielle Burns, Kristen ‘Kawd’ Downing, Vernell Dumas, Dorthy Ray
  • April 16 – July 20, 2018 – Amorphic Abstraction, Jennifer Carwile, Claire Gowdy Kimberly Meadowlark, Kristen Serio
  • September 25, 2017 – January 5, 2018, Extra Ordinary Extraordinary, Becky Parsons Gottsegen, Diane Hanson, Davana Robedee
  • July 3 – September 22, 2017, Headspace, Nathan Fiveash, Angela Davis Johnson, Wendo
  • April 10, 2017 – June 23, 2017, The Exploration of Line, artwork by Steve Martin
  • January 30, 2017 – April 7, 2017, Southern Futurism, fellow jurors: Ann Connelly Owner of Ann Connelly Fine Art and Kevin Harris Director of The Museum of Public Art)
  • October 10, 2016 – January 6, 2017, Yours, Mine and Ours | Artseen: Baton Rouge Creatives, Katie Knoeringer & Michael Secor, Elise Toups & Ryan Groendyk, Jacqueline Dee Parker & Dennis Parker, Diane Lightman & Tom LaPann | The Arts Council Firehouse Gallery’s Artists: Tajreen Akter, Jabed Rashel, Elizabeth Welch, Kelsey Livingston, M. Robyn Wall, Masy Hebert, Morgan Anderson, Nelly Reesby, Sarah Harper, Elevator Projects Artist’s: Alexis Moon, Stephanie Landry, and Emily LaCour, Contemporarian: Bankston|Adams Gallery artist Michael Lentz
  • June 27, 2016- September 30, 2016, Above Reality, Megan Buccere, Jacob Cobb, Victor LeBlanc, Kenneth Wilks, Katie Joy Crawford
  • April 18 – June 24, 2016 (Skin.), The Healthcare Gallery’s Emerging Curators program recipient, Luke St. John McKnight
  • January 25, 2016- April 1, 2016, OVRFLO | The Poofs, Aaron Hogan, John Michael Byrd
  • October 16- November 20, 2015, This Mortis: A Photography Exhibition Curated by Jesse Guillory, The Healthcare Gallery’s Emerging Curators program recipient, Jesse Guillory, artists featured Jesse Guillory, Christine Thompson, Tabitha Austin, Alexandra Pachenco Garcia
  • July 24, 2015 – October 7, 2015, Smash! Baton Rouge’s International Pop Art Fusion, Lily Betancourt, Blaine Breaux, Sarah g., Damian Georgiev, Ashley Eyerratic Hall, Brent Houzenga, Amanda James, Chris King, Nathaniel A. Landry, Pat Phillips, Gabriel Saint
  • June 7, 2015 – July 17, 2015, Distorted Realities, by Rodney Pike
  • January 24, 2015 – June 5, 2015, Self Registration, by Brent Houzenga, Colored People, by Angela Rene Roberts
  • November 11, 2014 – January 16, 2015, Resilience: The Healing Power of Art, New Works by LSU School of Art Graduate Students
  • July 4, 2014 – October 31, 2014, Selected Works by Kelly C. Tate|Intents and Purposes by Marc Fresh
  • May 2014 – June 2014, Belin
  • March 2014 – May 2014, Inaugural Group Show, Artists: Stephen Arnett, Rabea Ballin, TJ Black, Scott Finch, Dennis Hargroeder, Michael w. Howes, Andrew Moran, Tony Mose, Patrick Tiek, Raina Wirta

Curator The Gallery at Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts

  • April – July 2016, Earth as Art
  • July 7, 2014 – August 24, 2014, Belin: Off the Wall, A Traveling Exhibit of the Museum of Public Art
  • December 2011-January 2012, Text & Context, Eric J. Brown

Freelance Curator

  • November – January 2018, Substance and Atmosphere, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, LA
  • November 11, 2014 – January 25, 2015, Prospect.3+Baton Rouge Notes Upriver Invitational Exhibition, Chase Building, Baton Rouge, LA
  • September 2011, Scrolls & Vessels artist, Eric J. Brown, Louisiana State Archives

Co-Curator Baton Rouge Gallery – center for contemporary art

  • April 2008- March 2010, Venus Envy, The REAL-LIFE EXPERIENCE Juried High School Exhibition (presented by The Community Fund for the Arts), Surreal Salon (Surrealist Ball) and Artist Member Group Show each year during my tenure at Baton Rouge Gallery – center for contemporary art, Baton Rouge, LA

Served as Art Juror

  • August 4, 2018, Summer Judged Show, Arts Guild of Louisiana, State Archives
  • June 20, 2018, Plaquemine Bank and Trust Co. celebrates its 50th anniversary and hosts 31 Annual Art Alert Art Show, Postsouth.com website
  • June 4 – June 28, 2018, LEUR Magazine presents: Go __ Yourself. An Art Exhibition, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge Firehouse Gallery
  • June 1-10, 2018, 2018 Treasures of Pointe Coupee Exhibit, Arts Council of Pointe Coupee, New Roads
  • April 20, 2018, All City Poetry Competition, Forward Arts
  • April 18, 2018, Plaquemine Bank 50th Annual Art Show
  • April 7, 2018, Ebb & Flow Festival Art Competition, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge
  • March 16, 2018, Baton Rouge Community College Student Art Exhibition
  • January 22, 2018, DuBose Visual & Performing Arts + Piano Festival
  • April 13, 2017, Baton Rouge Community College Student Art Exhibition
  • March 31, 2017, Forward Arts Teen Poetry Competition
  • January 2017, Southern Futurism Exhibition Juror, The Healthcare Gallery
  • March 2014, LSU Outstand Student Award Juror, LSU Library Services
  • March 2014, Baton Rouge Community College Student Art Exhibition, Art Competition
  • March 2014, DeBose Visual & Performing Arts + Piano Festival

Young Curator Fellowship Instructor, The Healthcare Gallery

  • Jesse Guillory, 2015
  • Luke St. John McKnight, 2016
  • Shandra Landry, 2018

Artist Experience, Select Exhibitions

Featured Artist

  • February 6, 2015 – February 26, 2015, Solo Exhibition, Evidence of Presence – Value Added Property, New Works of Rodneyna Hart, The Black Heritage Gallery, Lake Charles, LA
  • July 2014 – November 2014, The Walls Art and Design Center, Chase Building, Baton Rouge, LA

Juried Exhibitions

  • April 12 – 28, 2011, Venus Envy: Ladylike, Baton Rouge Gallery – center for contemporary art, Baton Rouge, LA
  • October 2007, Culture Candy’s Uncommon Threads Wearable Art Show, Ephemeral Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA July 2006, Art Melt, Shaw Center for the Arts, Brunner Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

Invitational

  • May 2014 – October 2014, Works on display at The Walls Project and Elevator Project’s Office, Chase Building, Baton Rouge, LA
  • September 1, 2010, FASE: Fashion, Art, Scene, Entertainment, Rock-N-Sake, Baton Rouge, LA
  • May 2010, Mind’s Eye Studio’s Self-portrait Invitational, Baton Rouge, LA

Group Show

  • June 22, 2015 – August 27, 2015, LSU Folk’s Art and Crafts Show, LSU Union Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA March 7, 2015, Chez Fab Grand Opening: Group Art Exhibition, Baton Rouge, LAS
  • May 2008, Ideal, BFA Exhibition on media’s perception and portrayal of women, Louisiana State University, Foster Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

Fashion Shows Designer and Seamstress

  • October 27, 2017, Hunks in Heels 2017: Standing Tall for Social Change, The Varsity Theater, Baton Rouge, LA
  • October 28, 2016, Hunks in Heels 2016: Standing Tall for Social Change, The Varsity Theater, Baton Rouge, LA
  • September 25, 2016, Bust Breast Cancer Bra Art Fashion Show, L’Auberge Casino & Hotel, Baton Rouge, LA
  • October 14, 2015, Hunks in Heels 2015: Standing Tall for Social Change, The Varsity Theater, Baton Rouge, LA
  • September 24, 2015, Bust Breast Cancer Bra Art Fashion Show, L’Auberge Casino & Hotel, Baton Rouge, LA
  • October 18, 2012, Bust Breast Cancer Bra Art Fashion Show, Hartley Vey Theater, Shaw Center for the Arts, Baton Rouge, LA (Solo)
  • July 2007, AfroPunk Fashion Show, New Orleans, LA (Duo)
  • July 2003, Deviant Trends Fashion Exhibition, Baton Rouge, LA

Awards, Certifications, Boards, Memberships, Voluntary Activities, Fundraising

Award

2018, Baton Rouge Business Report’s 40 Under Forty 2018, Baton Rouge, LA

Best of 225 Magazine Best Art Gallery/Museum

  • 2018, Louisiana Art & Scince Museum, 225 Magazine, 2nd Place, Baton Rouge, LA
  • 2017, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 225 Magazine, 1st Place, Baton Rouge, LA
  • 2016, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 225 Magazine, 1st Place, Baton Rouge, LA
  • 2015, LSU Museum of Art, 225 Magazine, 1st Place, Baton Rouge, LA

Certifications

  • June 2016 – Present, Certificate of Safe Operation and Pre-start Inspection, 12’ – 40’ Vertical/Scissors Lift
  • August 2012 – Present, Louisiana Board of Ethics, Ethics Training for Public Servants
  • August 2012 – Present, Certificate of Achievement, Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
  • August 2012 – Present, Certificate of Achievement, Title IX Training for Faculty and Staff

Select Speaking and Interview Engagements, Louisiana

  • November 20, 2018, Baton Rouge Business report’s 40 under 40
  • September 18, 2018, Director of Culture Candy, Episode 44, Blerd-ish Podcast
  • September 10, 2018, Art Unwrapped, Dig Magazine September 5, 2018, CultureCandy connects artists to industry, community events, Legacy Magazine | LSU Now
  • August 11, 2018, Black Out Loud Conference, panelist, McKinley Alumni Center, Baton Rouge
  • August 5, 2018, Culture Candy and grassroots art show Stabbed in the Art return- and join forces, 225 Magazine
  • July 28, 2018, Culture Candy, Arts Council Radio Show
  • March 27, 2018, Creative Connect, NOVAC, lecturer, The Parlor, Baton Rouge
  • March 2018, “Art is All Hart” featured article, Dig Magazine January 26-27, “Kick it Out” curtain speech, Of Moving Colors
  • June 29, 2017, AltBR, interviewed Jacob Jolibois, MESH Studios, Baton Rouge
  • June 27, 2017, Speaker, Creative Connection, Networking, collaboration, and identifying community resources for artists,
  • 2017 Regional Arts Summit Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, Main Library, Baton Rouge
  • May 29 and July 17, 2017, Interview, AltBR Podcast, Baton Rouge
  • May 12, 2017, The Curator, The Advocate Newspaper article, Baton Rouge
  • April 19, 2017, A Sundays@4 Presentation: Appropriate or Appropriation? A Discussion of Race, Art, and Censorship in the 21st Century, Panelist, Baton Rouge Gallery -center for contemporary art, Baton Rouge
  • February 1, 2017, Interview, Ben Leger of 225 Magazine, for Southern Futurism Exhibition, The Healthcare Gallery, Baton Rouge
  • February 3, 2017, Speaker, PechaKucha Night Baton Rouge, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge
  • November 15, 2016, Speaker and Mini-Interviewer, City Year, Celerity Crestworth Charter School
  • August 21, 2014, Speaker, Art Happy Hour, The Walls Project Art and Design Center July 6, 2013, Interview, Artist Liaison and Scout, Culture Bat Grand Opening Weekend

Executive Board of Directors Member, Baton Rouge, LA

  • October 2018 – Present, Of Moving Colors, Advisory Member, subcommittee “Kick it Out” with style
  • September 2017 – September 2020, Louisiana State Arts Council, State Representative
  • May 2011 – December 2015, Executive Board 2012-2014, Board of Directors, Baton Rouge Gallery – Center for Contemporary Art
    • Programs Committee Member, 2012 – 2015
    • Membership Committee Member, 2012 – 2015
    • Fundraising Committee Member, 2011 – 2013
    • Movies & Music on the Lawn, 2011 – 2016
    • First Wednesday Opening Reception, 2011 – 2016
    • ARTiculate, Artist’s Talks, 2013 – 2015
    • Surreal Salon, 2009 – 2016
    • Annual Patron Party, 2008 – 2015
  • October 2012 – 2017, Vice President, Executive Board of Directors, CultureCandy.org
  • October 19, 2013, Uncommon Threads 2013, Carte Blanche, LSU Museum of Art, Baton Rouge, LA
  • January 2015 – December 2015, Board of Directors, Advisory Board, Elevator Projects

Community Member, Louisiana

  • September 2016 – Present, Louisiana Association of Museums
  • May 9, 2014, Art Handlers Workshop and Development, Organizer/Conductor/Demonstrator, LSU Museum of Art, Baton Rouge
  • August 2012 – Present, PACCIN: Preparation, Art handling, Collections Care Information Network
  • January 2016 – Present, American Alliance of Museums
  • May 2013-Present, Contemporary Arts Center Member, New Orleans
  • October 19, 2013, Uncommon Threads 2013, Carte Blanche, Operational Support, LSU Museum of Art, Baton Rouge
  • September 13, 2012, BR Walls Project (The Walls Project) Fundraiser, Baton Rouge
  • June 2012-2013, Community Fund for the Arts, Baton Rouge
  • 2012-2013, WRKF 89.3, Baton Rouge
  • 2011-2012, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans

Conference Attendance

  • June 24-26, 2018, Creative Connection, Networking, collaboration, and identifying community resources for artists, 2018 Regional Arts Summit Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, Louisiana Capital Park State Museum, Main Library, Baton Rouge Community College, Baton Rouge
  • August 5, 2017, Assembly Required: Innovators in Food
  • September 11-13, 2016, Louisiana Association of Museums Conference & Annual Meeting – “Connecting Communities”
  • October 13, 2016, Culture 2020 – Developing a vision for culture in Louisiana now through the year 2020, with Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser, Louisiana Office of Cultural Development, Capitol Park State Museum, Baton Rouge, LA
  • June 11, 2014, Nonprofit Marketing Guide Digital Marketing Workshop, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge
  • September 3013, PACCIN Conference, PACCIN: Preparation, Art handling, Collections Care Information Network, Sponsored by the American Alliance of Museums, Two-Day lecture and workshop in state-of-the-art techniques in art handling, Mount Carroll, IL

Construction and Flood Remediation, Louisiana

  • September 2016, Post-Flood Home Sanitation Volunteer, Recovery Resource Hub, Baton Rouge
  • August 2016, Baton Rouge Flood Recovery Resource Researcher Recovery Resource Hub, Baton Rouge
  • August 2016, House Gutting, Sheetrock Tear-Down, Together Baton Rouge, Baker
  • August 2016, Volunteer Organizer, Temporary Shelter at 222 Gernon Street and Friendship Church, Baton Rouge Area Chamber, Baton Rouge
  • August 2016, Art Volunteer, The Red Cross, Temporary Shelter at Celtic Media Center and Baton Rouge River Center, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge
  • August 2016 – October 2016, Autism Sensory Room Therapy Volunteer, The Red Cross, Temporary Shelter at Celtic Media Center and Baton Rouge River Center, Baton Rouge
  • Weekends of July 4-28, 2014, Brick Saw Operator, Volunteer Regional Building Committee, Building in Ponchatoula
  • February 1, 2014, Bricklayer’s Assistant, Volunteer Regional Building Committee, Remodel-Brickwork in Plaquemine
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