Babysitting and teaching swim lessons; first professional job – public relations intern with Burson-Marsteller in New York City.
Meet our President & CEO
Julie is responsible for the implementation of Indy Arts Council’s strategic plan, organizational administration, and programming priorities including grants and fellowships, services and support for artists and arts organizations, the city’s public art program, the Indianapolis Artsgarden, Gallery 924, the Indy Arts Guide, and Any Given Child in partnership with Indianapolis Public Schools. As president and CEO, Julie leads stakeholder engagement, advocacy, and resource development required to advance the Art Council’s mission.
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An arts educator.
Powerful human stories well told across all media.
New York Times, Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek, and nightly bedtime stories with my daughter.
WFYI-FM/NPR and various podcasts.
Walking my dog (sweetest black Lab on earth) early in the morning or late at night.
Ella Fitzgerald at The Jazz Kitchen and Stephen Sondheim at The Cabaret.
The diversity of our arts and cultural institutions combined with our community’s collective commitment to arts education. The experiences I had with our arts and cultural organizations growing up in Indy are the reason I’m in this role today.
Watching my daughter dance, catching a glimpse of my son running track or cross country, and going out to enjoy local live music with my husband and friends.