Traditional Arts



Teleconference

9/19/2017 2:00:00 PM

Traditional Arts

2019

Smith Grindberg, Michelle

Hope McMath

Brokaw-McDougall House

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Panelists (6)

  • County: Orange County

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County: Orange

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  • Grants Manager, Dr. Phillips Center for the Preforming Arts, Orlando
  • Previously Director of Grants Management, Lawrence Hall Youth Services, Chicago, Illinois; Grants Officer, America’s Families United, Washington, D.C.; Researcher, Nuestra Musica: Latino Chicago, Smithsonian Folklife Festival
  • Founder, Puerto Rican Organization for the Performing Arts
  • B.A., Theater and BA, Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago; M.S., Community Psychology, Springfield College; 18 Ph.D. courses, Performance Studies, Northwestern University
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  • Former Director of Folklife & Traditional Arts, South Carolina Arts Commission
  • Previously Marketing & Development Manager; The Alamo Historic Site; Development Director, Institute of Texan Cultures, University of Texas San Antonio
  • Previously worked with: Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Arts Administration Fellow at National Endowment for the Arts, Mid Atlantic Arts Council, Wisconsin Arts Board, Prints & Photographs Division of Library of Congress
  • Grant Panelist, National Endowment for the Arts, Georgia Council for the Arts
  • B.A., History/Folklore, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; Graduate work towards M.A., American Studies, Folklore, George Washington University
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  • Folklife Specialist, Kentucky Folklife Program, Western Kentucky University 
  • Experience in museum, archive, and preservation non-profit settings.  
  • AmeriCorps alumnus, having served for two years in a program dedicated to low-income housing repair  
  • Board member, City of Bowling Green’s Historic Preservation Board; and a member of Rotary International
  • BFA, Historic Preservation with a minor in Architectural History, Savannah College of Art and Design; MA, Folk Studies, Western Kentucky University
  • County: Polk County

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County: Polk

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  • Consultant / Folklorist, Plant City, Florida
  • Formerly Curator of Education and Programs, Polk County History Center
  • Formerly the Folklorist and Director of Programs at Tuckerton Seaport
  • Worked with the Maryland Traditions team as the Folklorist for the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and as a member of the Breene M. Kerr Center for Chesapeake Studies
  • Served on the Board of Directors for the ‘Stories of the Bay’ Heritage Area and is currently working to revitalize Plant City Main Street
  • M.A., Folk Studies and Historic Preservation, Western Kentucky University; B.G.S., focus on Historical Archaeology, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • County: Miami-Dade County

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County: MiamiDade

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  • Scholar, Miami
  • Former Coordinator/Assistant Professor, Museum Studies, Florida International University, Miami, Florida
  • Immediate Past-President of the International Committee of Museums of Ethnography (ICME) and Vice-Chair of the Florida Folklife Council
  • Author of “We Are Few, Folklore and Ethnic Identity of the Jewish Community of Ioannina, Greece, Published by Lexington Books, 2008. Annette has published articles on immigrant-ethnic groups in America, Jews in Greece, Greek folklore, Native Americans in museums, multicultural museums, and folk art
  • Previous experience includes work in museums in Ohio, Oklahoma and Florida; and consultations for museums within the US and oversees and conducted extensive field research in ethnic communities across the United States and in Greece
  • B.A., African Studies and Textiles, Kent State University; Ph.D. in Folklore with minors in Art History and Anthropology, Indiana University
  • County: Pinellas County

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County: Pinellas

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  • Curator of Arts & Historical Resources, The City of Tarpon Springs 
  • Previously served as State Folklorist and Director of the Florida Folklife Program/Bureau of Historic Preservation, Department of State
  • Founder, Folklife Program at HistoryMiami (formerly Historical Museum of Southern Florida)
  • Author, Co-Author, or Editor of five books, including Greek Music in America (forthcoming 2018), Greeks in Tarpon Springs (2016), The Florida Folklife Reader (2011), Just Above the Water: Florida Folk Arts (2004), and South Florida Folklife (1994)
  • M.A., Folklore & Mythology, University of California, Los Angeles.; Ph.D., Folklore, Indiana University