Nancy joined Anderson Ranch in August 2011. She has extensive experience in marketing and communications, having run her own marketing and PR firm for many years. Nancy is a fine arts graduate of the University of Colorado – Boulder and attended Rhode Island School of Design. She has lived in the Roaring Fork Valley since 2007 and is an accredited member (APR) of the Public Relations Society of America. Call Nancy at 970-923-3181 x 203 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Manager, Children’s and Outreach
Katherine Bell is the Children’s and Outreach Program Manager. A native of Colorado, Katherine Bell graduated from the Colorado College in 2008 with a BA in Art History and Studio Art. Prior to joining the Anderson Ranch staff, she worked as an outreach educator for the Aspen Art Museum and traveled to South America where she volunteered with community based outreach and children’s art programs. She enjoys teaching and spending her time outdoors. Call Katherine at 970-923-3181 x204 or email her at email@example.com.
Cory was born and raised in Pittsburg, PA. He obtained a MFA from the University of Delaware, and a MA from California State University. Corey worked and lived in Southern California before moving to the Roaring Fork Valley in January of 2014.
Artistic Director for Ceramics
Doug, director since 1985, teaches, lectures, builds kilns and exhibits his art worldwide. He has served as ceramics program consultant to the United Nations, is a board member for the Carbondale Clay Center, and was invited, along with Takashi Nakazato, as guest artist to the Shigaraki Ceramics Research Institute. He received his B.F.A. and M.F.A. degrees in ceramics from Wichita State University and Alfred University in New York, respectively. Call Doug at 970-923-3181 x238 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Originally from the Roaring Fork Valley, Jessica returned home after receiving her BA in Art from Fort Lewis College. She enjoys a wide variety of outdoor sports activities, creativity and helping people. Call Jessica at 970-923-3181 x209 or email her at email@example.com.
Originally from New York, Joanie moved to Aspen in the fall of 2011 and worked for 212 Gallery located in town. She joined the Ranch in 2013 and has since been providing assistance with graphic design, print production and public relations efforts. She graduated from Colorado College with a B.F.A. with a focus on painting. Email Joanie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Studio Coordinator, Photography
Originally from Washington State, Rick received his M.F.A. from the University of South Florida. He has taught as a Graduate Instructor and Adjunct Professor. Rick’s work has been nationally exhibited in galleries and museums. Call Rick at 970-923-3181 x 206 or email him at email@example.com.
Special Events Manager
Liz came to the Ranch in 2012 from Southern California where she was born and raised. She worked previously at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. She holds an M.A. in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Call Liz at 970-923-3181 x208 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Projects and Administrative Assistant
Genoa joined the Ranch as a Development Intern in April 2013, and accepted a full-time position later that fall. She is originally from Santa Cruz, Calif. And holds a B.F.A. in Digital Media from San Jose State University where she also studied Art History abroad in France and Germany. In her spare time, she enjoys climbing and skiing. Email Genoa at email@example.com.
Kelly Garrett joined Anderson Ranch Art Center in November of 2012 as an Administrative Assistant. Kelly is a Snowmass Village native who studied the Fine Arts at The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. Kelly participated in various children’s workshops at Anderson Ranch as a child, and has had a love for the ranch and its mission ever since. Kelly likes to make colorful paintings with gouache and ink; she loves being outdoors and spending time with her friends and family. Email Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rob received his BS in Economics from Bates College in 1981 and his AS in Accounting from Champlain College in 1984. A resident of Basalt, Co since 1986, he has recently joined the Anderson Ranch in September of 2009. Call Rob at 970-923-3181 x207 or email him at email@example.com.
For 15 years, Carrie has overseen the enrollment of students in our summer workshops. Previously, she was Registrar at the Boston Center for Adult Education. She holds an MA in Political Science from the University of Colorado. Call Carrie at 970-923-3181 x215 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mike Herndon was raised in Aspen, Colorado before moving to Texas and then onto California where he graduated from St. Mary’s College of California with a B.A. in accounting. Mike has since returned and is happy to join Anderson Ranch. Call Mike at 970-923-3181 x218 or email him at email@example.com.
Photography & New Media Intern/Marketing Assistant
Brianna is a Clermont, FL native. She graduated with a B.F.A. in studio art/photography from the University of South Florida in 2013. Over the summer of 2014, Bri was an intern at Anderson Ranch Arts Center.
Kendra is a Roaring Fork Valley Native and graduated with a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She has been cooking at the ranch for many summers and throughout the valley. Email Kendra at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sculpture Studio Coordinator
John received his BFA in ceramics from the University of Oregon and a Masters in sculpture from Alfred University. He poured iron with Kohler’s Arts & Industry program, and has built custom cabinets, furniture, and homes around the States and Europe. Prior to becoming Sculpture Studio Coordinator, John had worked at the Ranch for eight summers including three years as artist-in-residence from 1986 to 1993. Call John at 970-923-3181 x237 or email him at email@example.com.
Born and raised in O’ahu, Hawai’i, Geri bloomed in California, receiving her B.A. in Conceptual/Information Arts from San Francisco State Univeristy. After biking around with wild heart, a zest for political protest, food activism, and primal art, in 2009, she found herself in Colorado, and it simply took her breath away. The Ranch has captured her heart nearly every summer since, where she has found challenge and solace in cooking in the kitchen here for all the dear hearts and vibrant creatives. Email Geri at firstname.lastname@example.org
Graphic Design/Production Assistant
Blake was born and raised in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. He is currently wrapping up his final months at Colorado Mountain College and studying Graphic Design and New Media. When not working at Anderson Ranch, Blake can be found skiing, taking photos, or creating digital artwork. Call Blake at 970-923-3181 x221 or email him at email@example.com.
Diego hails from Mexico City, Mexico. He attended the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and graduated in 2008 with a degree in industrial design.
Retiring from a career in advertising, Tim moved to Snowmass Village in early 2007. He became closely involved with the Ranch, assisting in the Registrar’s office and Cafe. Access to the Photo and Digital facilities has given him the opportunity to return to his lifelong interest in photography & printing. Call Tim at 970-923-3181 x219 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Studio Coordinator, Painting & Printmaking
Josh Meier holds a B.F.A. from the University of Kansas and has received fellowships from the New York Studio School and from Anderson Ranch. He is primarily a painter, but also makes prints, sculptures, and videos. Prior to joining the Ranch, he worked with Ann Hamilton for a project at the Spencer Museum of Art. Email Josh at email@example.com.
Information Technology and Audio Visual Manager
Sean manages audio/visual services and technology advancement. His previous work and studies focused on sculpture and digital media, with an emphasis on animation. Raised in Madison, Wisconsin, he attended Memphis College of Art. Call Sean at 970-923-3181 x213 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artistic Director for Painting, Drawing, & Printmaking
Jenene Nagy is a visual artist living and working in Aspen and Los Angeles. She received her BFA from the University of Arizona in 1998 and her MFA from the University of Oregon in 2004. Nagy’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally at venues including the Portland Art Museum, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Torrance Art Museum, Takt Kunstprojektraum in Berlin, Germany, and Dam Stuhltrager in NY, among others. Recent awards include an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Oregon Arts Commission, and a three-month residency at Raid Projects in Los Angeles and in 2011 Nagy was named as a finalist for the Contemporary NW Art Awards. Along with a rigorous studio practice, Nagy is one half of the independent curatorial team TILT Export:, an independent art initiative with no fixed location, working in partnership with a variety of venues to produce exhibitions. Call Jenene at 970-923-3181 x236 or email her at email@example.com.
Angela is originally from Tulsa, OK. She graduated in 2014 with a degree in studio art/ceramics from the University of Oklahoma.
Ceramics Studio Coordinator
Ralph is the ceramics studio manager. Ralph received his BA in painting and sculpture from Evergreen College in 1995. He served as the studio director at Lill Street Art Center in Chicago from 1995-2000. Ralph served as the Studio Director at Santa Fe Clay from 2000-2005. Call Ralph at 970-923-3181 x210, or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brooke joined the marketing department in May of 2014. A graduate of Miami University in Ohio, Brooke has worked as a designer for more than 15 years for both local and national clients, creating licensed artwork and consumer packaged goods for mass retail. She was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Grant for painting a Crested Butte, CO public transit bus, which is still rolling around the mountains today. A native of Chicago, Brooke has called the Roaring Fork Valley home since 2010.Call Brooke at 970-970-923-3181 x217 or email her at email@example.com.
Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Nick Sheldon enjoys screenprinting and has a B.S. in Art Practices from Portland State University
Originally from Princeton, New Jersey, Hannah joined the Ranch team in January, 2013. She is a graduate of Colorado College with BA in Art History and a Minor in Museum Studies. Prior to Anderson Ranch, Hannah interned at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and worked at the 212 Gallery and the Aspen Art Museum. Call Hannah at 970-923-3181 x212 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Projects Manager & Board Liaison
Ashley joined Anderson Ranch in February 2011. She previously worked at the High Museum of Art as the Lectures & Gallery Talks Assistant and has experience in the gallery business as well as independent art consulting. Ashley has a B.A. in art history from the University of Georgia. Call Ashley at 970-923-3181 ext. 211 or email her at email@example.com.
Artistic Director for Photography, New Media and Summer Workshops
Originally from Massachusetts, Andrea Wallace received her MFA from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Before coming to the Ranch, she worked as Assistant Professor at Lake Forest College and Willamette University. Her film, Rochell and Brian, a documentary about teenage pregnancy, premiered at the New York International Independent Film Festival. She exhibits nationally and internationally with numerous shows throughout the Americas, Europe, China and the Middle East. Call Andrea at 970-923-3181 x233 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A native of Dallas, Georgia, Bradley received his B.A. in liberal arts, art and ceramics from La Grange College in Georgia and his M.F.A. in ceramic art from Alfred University in New York. He is a past core student of Penland School of Crafts and past ceramics resident of Anderson Ranch, where he has been on staff since 1997. Call Bradley at 970-923-3181 x240 or email him at email@example.com.