Selective and Sophisticated Followership

"Do our artists and arts organizations need to lead more or learn to follow their communities more?"┬áThese are two questions. The charge of an individual artist or artist collective is not the same as that of an institution or organization. I believe that artists ought to follow their own inspirations and motivation. I do not feel it necessary for a successful artist to lead anyone else, although it's neat when it works out that way. In order for an artist's work to have any impact, someone … [Read more...]

Jenny Byrd

Jenny Byrd is the Executive Director of Brimmer Street Theatre Company, an Event Manager at UCLA, and an Executive Arts Management student at Claremont Graduate University. Her spare time is spent wedding-planning with her new fiance. … [Read more...]