My goal in life is to unite my avocation with my vocation, as my two eyes make one in sight.
- Robert Frost, from "Two Tramps in Mudtime"
The West Bank Business Association
At the WBBA I work with an awesome team to engage and support the business community while preserving the unique character and heritage of the Cedar-Riverside area. We do this through small business support, marketing, event hosting, and regional planning.
Initiatives include: The West Bank Arts Foundry, West Bank Business Services, The West Bank Crash Course, West Bank Walking Tours, Creative Place-making on Cedar Ave, The West Bank Vision.
Northeast Community Development Corporation
The mission of the Northeast CDC is driving and nurturing the economic and residential development in Northeast Minneapolis. We championed this through our work in support of the thirteen northeast neighborhoods, supporting the arts in Northeast, and the Artspace Jackson Flats housing project.
Initiatives include: The Northeast Calendar, the Northeast Ride.
The mission of Ae is to foster an inclusive and sustainable arts community through exhibitions, education and outreach. I served the organization as a founder and board member from 2004-2015, helping to curate over 100 exhibitions.
Initiatives include: The Burning Books Library, Ae Without Walls, Gallery and Curatorial Internship programs, Solo Exhibitions program.