Directors & Advisory Council

ArtsGeorgia works to support the arts with resources and programs to raise awareness, strengthen advocacy, encourage communication, and develop innovative policy.

ArtsGeorgia, Inc. is a member of the following national and state arts organizations: Americans for the Arts (AFTA), AFTA Arts Action Fund, AFTA Public Art Network (PAN), AFTA Local Arts Network (LAN), Georgia Alliance for Arts Education (GAAE), Georgia Association of Museums & Galleries (GAMG), ArtWorks!Gwinnett, BurnAway, Hammonds House Museum and C4 Atlanta.


Founding Directors

Jim Demmers Sr.
Research Assoc. GTRI,
Co-director public domain, inc.

John Eaton
CEO INM LLC, Non Profit 501c3 Arts Consultant

Bill Gignilliat
President/CEO Author, Arts Advocate, Non Profit Arts Consultant

Laura C. Lieberman
Arts Administrator, Writer

Chea Prince
Artist, Filmmaker,
Co-director public domain, inc.

ArtsGeorgia Advisory Council
ArtsGeorgia Advisory Council
Co-Chairs
Myrna Anderson-Fuller
Executive Director,
Hammonds House Museum
Atlanta, GA FULTON
Hank Kimmel
President, Working Title Playwrights
Atlanta, GA DEKALB
Members

Randy Akers
Visual Artist
Savannah, GA CHATHAM

Regina Brejda
President, Columbia County Arts
Evans, GA COLUMBIA

Laura Cole
Director of Education and Training,
Atlanta Shakespeare Company
Atlanta, GA FULTON

Didi Dunphy
Program Supervisor, Lyndon House Arts Center
Athens, GA CLARKE

Dare Dukes
Executive Director Deep Center
Savannah, GA CHATHAM

Cynthia Farnell
Gallery Director,
Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design/Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA FULTON

Audrey Gamez
Education Manager, C4 Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia FULTON

Hon. Nancy Harris
Mayor
Duluth, GA GWINNETT

Vanita Keswani
Coordinator, Mable House Arts Center
Mableton, GA COBB

Patrick Kelsey
Prof. of Business Design & Arts Leadership
Savannah College of Art & Design
Savannah, GA CHATHAM

Lawrence J. Marquit
Owner/Partner, Dogwood City Art Gallery
Tallapoosa, GA HARALSON

Amanda K. McClure
Executive Director, Quinlan Visual Arts Center
Gainesville, GA HALL

Alvin “Al” Miller
Director of Choral Music, Clayton County Public Schools
Jonesboro, GA CLAYTON

Shannon Morris
Gallery Director/Museum Studies Lecturer
Mary S. Byrd Gallery, Department of Art, Augusta University
Augusta, GA RICHMOND

Barbara Omerod
President, Newnan-Coweta Art Association
Newnan, GA COWETA

Martine Elyse Phillipe
Executive Director, Atlanta’s Resource for Entertainment and Arts
Atlanta, GA FULTON

Lynna Schmidt
President/Artistic Director, Henry Arts Alliance
Stockbridge, GA HENRY

Tiffany Thomas
Owner, Thomas Fine Art and Design
Newnan, GA COWETA

Arts Resource Council (Advisors - Consultants – Specialists)

Elizabeth Kirby Bennett
Artist, Arts Administrator

Michael Carter
Promotional Specialist

Doug DeLoach
Contributing writer

Lisa Frank
Public Relations Writer

Jacob Gunter
Data and Research Specialist

J. Cindy Hill
Arts Administrator, Arts Advocate

George King
Filmmaker

Evan Levy
Artist, Arts Advocate

Lisa Q. Mount
Arts Consultant, Producer

Lennie Gray Mowris
Creative Designer, Print Artist

Rory Myers
Creative Designer, Artist

Richard Nichols
Information Technologist

Matt Porter
Writer, Arts Advocate

Kathi Roberts
Creative Designer

Kevin Rose
Photographer

Bob Smith
Photographer

Susan Todd-Raque
Arts Consultant, Arts Advocate

Joe Winter
Software Engineer, Co-Founder C4 Atlanta

Stan Woodard
Artist, Web Master

ArtsGeorgia is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit statewide arts service corporation. Donations are tax-deductible and provide financial support for ArtsGeorgia's programs and resources for the Georgia arts community.