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Grace Kewl

Arts Administrator

Member of:
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, and manages the Creative Artist Advancement Program, the Community Arts Education Partnerships and Community Solutions through Public Art Incentive Programs, and has managed over $2.5 million in Cultural Division Public Art and Design projects.

From the trenches to boardrooms, Grace has a rich public/nonprofit sector background in arts and culture, community and neighborhood development, and non-profit organizational management. She is also founder of Creative Pulse, Inc. a volunteer organization that contributes to the socioeconomic transformation of at-risk and underserved individuals and neighborhoods.

Grace 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 serves on the board of the Florida Alliance for Arts Education; is secretary of The Association of American Cultures, a national arts service organization dedicated to cultural democracy, equal participation and equity in funding and leadership; and is an adjunct professor for UMass Amherst College of Humanities and Fine Arts, Arts Extension Service.