Julianne enjoys helping to make possible the creative expressions of all community members. She brings a range of experience in cultural studies, art history, arts administration, education, and graphic design to her position as the Arts Education Coordinator.
Julianne oversees Arts Education grants, research, professional development, special initiatives, the annual Arts Education Conference and Poetry Out Loud. She collaborates with in-house graphic design, web maintenance, technical support, and is a member of the Percent for Art team.
Prior to taking on the role of Arts Education Coordinator, Julianne was the Traditional Arts Coordinator for three years. She worked closely with immigrant and refugee communities; helped produce the NH Traditional Dance brochure and webpage; identified target areas for fieldwork and research; maintained an active blog about NH’s traditional arts; and organized professional development, demonstration, and community building opportunities for the field. Julianne has taught art history, digital media in arts education, printmaking and drawing as an adjunct lecturer for the New Hampshire Institute of Art, Southern New Hampshire University, and Stony Brook University.
A New Hampshire native, Julianne earned her Masters of Fine Arts in Printmaking and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Cultural Studies from Stony Brook University, New York; Masters of Business Administration from Western Governors' University; Bachelor of Arts in Art History and in Studio Art from Marist College, New York.
Julianne continues to make prints, handmade paper, and mixed media artworks in addition to the many artistic hobbies she can’t pull herself away from including stained glass, knitting, home-improvement experiments, and gardening. She actively explores all regions of New Hampshire through the Arts, running and hiking.