Dublin Arts Council operates as a small but dedicated team of professionals who are committed to the organization’s mission of engaging the community, cultivating creativity and fostering life-long learning through the arts.
Our Valuable Team Members
Janet joined Dublin Arts Council in 2006, managing media relations, advertising, marketing communications, audience engagement, program development and community relations efforts for the organization. Janet moved to central Ohio from Arizona, where she was involved in the marketing of a number of arts organizations, including the Scottsdale Arts Festival, the Arizona Indian Arts Alliance, the McDowell Mountain Music Festival and the Scottsdale Gallery Association. She received a B.S. in Marketing Management from Western Governors University in Salt Lake City. Janet is the recipient of a Rocky Mountain Emmy Award for public affairs programming and currently serves on the Greater Columbus Events Council and the Digital Communications Committee of the Columbus Arts Marketing Association.
Michele manages Dublin Arts Council finances, human resources and administrative activities. She received a B.A. and M.A. from The Ohio State University and completed coursework in accounting at Ohio Wesleyan University. She has been with Dublin Arts Council since 1999.
Christine joined Dublin Arts Council in 2001, collaborating with staff on program administration, including the Visual Arts Series, Dublin Art in Public Places program, DAC Sundays at Scioto summer concert series and other special events. She serves as volunteer coordinator for DAC and also manages administrative duties for the organization. Christine studied art and theatre at Kent State University.
Katy, the newest member of Dublin Arts Council, serves as the council’s Education and Development Coordinator. Katy cultivates community and school relationships through the design of hands-on field trips, gallery tours, and arts-based workshops. Further, as development coordinator, Katy manages DAC’s grant and stewardship efforts. She comes to the council with significant community arts experience through her work at Minerva Financial Arts, Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, and The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail. Katy graduated from The Ohio State University with a M.A. in Art Education and B.A. in Arts Management.
In addition to a team of six full-time professionals, Dublin Arts Council’s most popular staff member is D’Art, a large, male orange tabby cat who came to the organization as a 4-year-old stray in 2010. D’Art greets visitors, serves as gallery docent and attends all meetings – whether invited or not.