Category: Susan Schadt

Meet Our New Board Chair

Over the summer, the ArtsMemphis Board welcomed Lucy Lee as its new Board Chairman.  Lucy is the perfect person to serve as Board Chair at this pivotal time in ArtsMemphis' history.  As a longtime supporter and patron of the arts, she has a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities that all arts groups face.  She also has an abiding commitment to the mission of ArtsMemphis—having served on the Board since 2008, most recently as Vice ... Read More
at Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017

Press Release: ArtsMemphis Announces New Leadership

For immediate release   MEMPHIS, TN  (June 23, 2014) – Susan Schadt who has been President & Chief Executive Officer of ArtsMemphis for the past 13 years, has stepped down as President of the arts funding organization. She will remain CEO of ArtsMemphis until December 31, 2014, when she will become CEO and owner of Wild Abundance Publishing, a Memphis-based firm that specializes in the publication of books that focuses on conservation and the arts. Elizabeth Rouse, ArtsM... Read More
at Monday, Jun 23, 2014

Press Release: NEA Awards $135,000 to Memphis Arts Groups

For immediate release   MEMPHIS, TN (April 24, 2013) – Four Memphis arts groups – ArtsMemphis, Opera Memphis, Soulsville Foundation, and Binghampton Development Corporation – have received $135,000 in grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, which is nearly half of the total sum given by the NEA to arts organizations throughout Tennessee. The NEA awarded these grants to the four Memphis arts groups based on their contributions to create vibrant communitie... Read More
at Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013

Press Release: Metropolitan Bank Presents Emmett O’Ryan Award for Artistic Inspiration

For immediate release   Second annual award honors artist Anthony D. Lee MEMPHIS, TN (February 2, 2012) – Metropolitan Bank presented the second annual Emmett O’Ryan Award for Artistic Inspiration (the “Emmett”) to artist Anthony D. Lee during a reception at Metropolitan Bank on Jan. 25. The award, which honors Mr. O’Ryan, a founding board member of Metropolitan Bank, is given annually to an emerging artist recognized for his or her work and... Read More
at Thursday, Feb 2, 2012

Press Release: ArtsMemphis to Steward First Tennessee Foundation Arts Funding

For immediate release   ArtsFirst grant panel will allocate more than $350,000 to arts groups MEMPHIS (January 11, 2012) – First Tennessee Foundation has reinforced its significant investment in the arts in Memphis through a unique new funding model. The foundation will partner with ArtsMemphis to steward a grants program called ArtsFirst. In 2012 First Tennessee Foundation will allocate more than $350,000 through ArtsFirst to Memphis area arts organizations to promote excel... Read More
at Wednesday, Jan 11, 2012

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