FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
TUCSON, Ariz. (Oct. 10, 2016) – The Board of Directors of the Sonoran Glass School is pleased to welcome Lynn Davis as the school’s new Executive Director. Lynn will officially assume this new role on October 25, 2016.
Most recently, Lynn was Director of Arts & Culture at the Tucson Jewish Community Center (The Tucson J), where she curated rotating exhibits in both the Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden and directed the operations of the Tucson International Jewish Film Festival. Over the last five years, Lynn worked to position The J as a center for arts and arts education, actively seeking collaborations with other area nonprofits. Under her leadership, the J’s flagship arts programs have grown significantly and provided a platform for scores of emerging and professional artists.
“The board has been working diligently and strategically with (outgoing director) John-Peter Wilhite to map a plan for the school,” says Davis. “I am excited to explore additional opportunities for growth that will nurture our vibrant community of students and working artists.”
Lynn brings more than 15 years of nonprofit administration and fine arts management experience to her position, having previously worked as director of the DNA Shoah Project at the University of Arizona; director of Community Relations and Volunteer Resources for Child & Family Resources; and director of both El Presidio and Eric Firestone Galleries. She is a graduate of the University of California Santa Barbara with degrees in French Literature and Political Science.
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