Advocacy Committee, Staff Liaison
Arts Education Committee, Staff Liaison
Emerging Leaders Council, Staff Liaison
Grace Kewl-Durfey joined the Cultural Division in 2003 and is responsible for Arts Education Programs and Partnerships, the Creative Artist Advancement Program and manages the Community Arts Education Partnerships and Community Solutions through Public Art Incentive Programs, as well as Public Art and Design project.
From the trenches to the boardrooms, Grace has a rich public/nonprofit sector background in arts and culture, community and neighborhood development, and non-profit organizational management.
She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Nova Southeastern University, credits towards a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning at Florida Atlantic University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Community Studies from Union Institute and University.
She also serves as secretary of The Association of American Cultures, a national service organization dedicated to cultural democracy, equal participation and equity in funding and leadership.