Rishard Allen, Grant Officer
B.S. in Arts Management
Rishard assists the Manager of Grant Programs with the management of the Arts Council of Indianapolis’ grant and fellowships programs.
Provenance: Indianapolis, IN
Current neighborhood: Eagle Creek, Indianapolis, IN
First Job: Jimmy John’s
Inspiration: I’m inspired by my close friends. We are constantly encouraging one another to be our best selves. It’s been a pleasure watching all of us realize our dreams.
If I weren't an arts administrator, I would be: I/O Psychologist
Reading: Invisible Man by Ralph Waldo Ellison
Listening to: R&B, Neo-soul, and exploring the world of podcasts
Dream Project: Developing an initiative to increase participation by people of color in non-commercial arts.
What artist/musician (living or deceased) would you like to have dinner with? Frank Ocean
When you are not out crusading for the arts, where can we find you? At home binging a show on Netflix