DRAW Inc Art Gallery Presents Behind The Scenes
Lisa Greenhaugh - Administration, Advisory Council; Gallery Curator
Having studied and received her Bachelors Degree in Art History and Curatorial Studies Lisa has been a huge influencer in the Salt Lake City art scene for a number of years. We at DRAW Inc are proud to have such a talented and multifaceted member of our administration. Lisa curates the DRAW Inc Gallery shows, writes grants, recruits teachers and so much more!
Janna Bateman - Arts Outreach Instructor; Event Volunteer; Event Fundraiser
The arts have been Janna's passion since she was a child. She is currently an Art Teacher at Endeavor Hall Charter School in West Valley, a student favorite and has been a huge support and advisor to DRAW Inc through its development. Rallying as much community support and even donating her time to fundraising events and ongoing classes. Janna started our monthly smART Class Series in September 2016. This public class mixes art principles with conventional ed making for an educational AND engaging art class!
Sydney Porter - Arts Outreach Instructor; Event Volunteer
Sydney is a Fine Arts major that we at DRAW Inc feel fortunate to have found through the Fine Arts Teaching Program at the University of Utah. She is talented in many media including - drawing, painting, theater and music. She has an impeccable and rare relationship with her community. Which is shown through her continued outreach and involvement with several nonprofit programs in the Salt Lake Valley.
Stephanie Hillman - Board of Directors; Arts Outreach Instructor
We are proud to have Stephanie a highly regarded artist, teacher and owner of ArtHAUS as one of our Board Of Directors and organization partners. She has been a huge advocate, planner and leader at DRAW Inc since February 2017.
Anne Fudyma - Gallery Instructor; Connect Committee, Artist Resource Program Developer
Anne has been a staple in building the gallery program. She has introduced and implemented many of the gallery classes & programs. She is heading the Connect Committee which is working with the Utah Arts Alliance in bringing the artist scholarship program to DRAW Inc Gallery starting March 2018. Having received her BFA at Portland State and showing her work at a number of galleries including renowned Littleman Gallery in Portland, OR she has proven to be a pivotal influencer on DRAW Inc program development.
Christie Newman - Connect Committee; Event Volunteer
A tenured Graphic Designer and community art advocate for the area. Christie is bringing artists together and helping to provide new resources and programming for artists in the area through her work at DRAW Inc Gallery on the Connect Committee.
Kassiah Waddell - Advisory Council; Arts Outreach Instructor; Gallery Instructor
Kassiah has an Arts Degree from ISU. Kassiah teaches gallery classes in drawing and watercolor & also has been a strong advisor and volunteer to DRAW Inc throughout its growth. Already having a knack for what her future role might be with DRAW Inc, she created, lead and implemented a Fine Arts Club in Idaho prior to getting her degree.
Robert Reins - Gallery Volunteer; Arts Outreach Instructor; Connect Committee
Being a talented artist with his Bachelors in Fine Arts, DRAW Inc has had the benefit of him mixing his passion for art and community work through our organization. He has been a pillar volunteer that has done a range of work for DRAW Inc including assisting with outreach classes, building installation work, Connect Committee Member, and even painting the very building you are standing in right now. He has also been featured in multiple magazines, including Creative ronbConvocation and Ripsaw.
Karl Liechty - Art Outreach Instructor; Gallery Instructor
Karl is a local artist working on his bachelor of arts at the University of Utah and contributing his talents and time to the community via teaching community outreach classes and gallery classes at DRAW Inc. We are very excited to have such a passionate and talented arts advocate as one of our instructors
Emily Bagley - Gallery Assistant; Arts Outreach Instructor; Gallery Instructor
Emily is a talented artist and art teacher who is working towards becoming an art therapist. She has created and taught multiple art workshops and classes and is a member of the Downtown Artists Collective. She brings expertise and enthusiasm to Draw Inc, filling in wherever she is needed. In addition to teaching both classes at the gallery and as part of the community outreach, Emily also helps to run the gallery in the evenings.
Meghan Greer (Painting not photographed) - Board of Directors; Vice Chair; Treasurer
Meghan has been with Draw Inc since the beginning, as one of the first three board members. She brings her expertise and enthusiasm to the organization and is a huge advocate of Draw Inc.
Michael Christensen - Board of Directors; Connect Committee
Michael has multiple years of arts programming experience as the program director for the Utah Arts Alliance. He has helped Draw Inc to grow and expand its reach and influence to artists and the community as a whole. He created a comprehensive artist resource and scholarship program called ‘Connect.’ This program will be making it's way to the Draw Inc Gallery in March 2018.
Maeve Buchanan - Gallery Assistant; Event Volunteer
As an Art History student at the University of Utah, Maeve brings invaluable knowledge and enthusiasm to Draw Inc. She is a foundational volunteer helping with show installments, artwork handling, gallery stroll, and other Draw Inc events. Currently, she is working with multiple other University of Utah students to guest curate a unique show that will be on display at the Draw Inc Gallery in September 2018.
Nate Fullmer - Advisory Council; Operations & Development; Event Volunteer; Arts Outreach Teacher
Nathen has been invaluable for his expertise in management, operations and for putting on whatever hat that we need worn on any given occasion. Nate has done everything from creating content videos, marketing campaign posters, editing, instructing, process management to running to the store to get dixie cups and grabbing lunch for our volunteers at events. He studied photography in college and taught a pin-hole photography outreach class.
Melissa Fullmer - Executive Director; Board of Directors; Chair
Melissa is an integral part of everything that happens at Draw Inc. She is a dynamic, hands-on leader who has been involved since the very beginning. Melissa played a key role in expanding Draw Inc to what it is today, while still being true to its original values and core programming. In addition to the big picture tasks like securing funding, getting a gallery space, recruiting teachers, and developing programming, she is also involved in the details like pulling weeds, painting the building, buying supplies, designing the website, assisting with classes, and so much more. A paragraph doesn’t even begin to cover the work and love that Melissa puts into Draw Inc, allowing this organization to give back to so many community members through the arts.
Exhibitions and shows are changed out with new work on a monthly basis. We invite you to view Utah artists work at DRAW Inc's Nonprofit 501c3 Art Gallery. Our artists are not only talented but they are supporters of DRAW Inc's community outreach programs which serve Utah's disadvantaged and underserved through arts education.