BIOGRAPHY Adrienne Chadwick is an artist and arts administrator who has dedicated 27 years to reimagining art museums and advocating for excellence in arts, culture and education. She is founder of Culture Conduit Consulting, providing arts education, public programming, community engagement and diversity, equity and inclusion resources to organizations across industries. Chadwick has served as Curator of Interpretation at Mississippi Museum of Art (2019-2020), Director of Education at Pérez Art Museum Miami (2016-2019), Education Manager at Nova Southeastern University Art Museum Fort Lauderdale (2012-2016), and Director of Education and Exhibitions at Young At Art Museum (1995-2012). She sits on selection panels including National Endowment of the Arts, National Congressional Art Competition, Miami-Dade County Cultural Affairs, and is a Board Member of The Museums Association of the Caribbean. A studio art practice focused on mixed media installation expressing ideas related to power and resistance-in society and nature, compliments her museum work. She earned a BFA from the University of Florida/New World School of Arts, and an MPA from Nova Southeastern University. Based in South Florida, born in Toronto, Canada and a citizen of Belize, Central America, Chadwick is an avid traveler who has visited all seven continents and is devoted to supporting cultures and customs in her local communities.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2019-2021 Arts Consultant, Culture Conduit Consulting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2019-2020 Curator of Interpretation, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS 2016-2019 Deputy Director for Education, Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami, FL 2012-2016 Education Manager, Nova Southeastern University Art Museum, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 1995-2012 Director of Education and Exhibitions, Young At Art Museum, Davie, FL
TEACHING EXPERIENCE 2017 Visiting Lecturer, University of Miami, School of Communications, Interactive Media MFA 2004-2005 Artist-In-Residence, Miami Children’s Museum/P.Wheatley Elementary School, Overtown, FL 2003-2004 Art Instructor, Ceramics & Sculpture, Town of Davie Parks & Recreation, Davie, FL 2001 Summer Art Educator, Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada 1996-1997 Art Program Coordinator, Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward, Hallandale, FL 1994-1995 Art Camp Coordinator, City of Miramar Parks & Recreation, Miramar, FL
SELECTION COMMITTEES 2018-2020 National Endowment of the Arts (NEA), Grant Panelist, Washington, D.C. 2018-2019 Miami-Dade County, Grant Panelist, International Cultural Partnerships, Miami, FL 2012-2019 Scholastics Art and Writing Awards, Miami-Dade and Broward County, FL 2018 Locust Projects, Selection Committee for MFA: LAB, Miami, FL The Mordes Collection, Outside The Box 4, West Palm Beach, FL 2006-2018 National Congressional Art Competition, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2017 Museum Association of the Caribbean (MAC) selection and host committee, Miami, FL Bailey Contemporary Arts, Gritty in Pink, Pompano Beach, FL 2005-2016 Broward County Cultural Division Arts Education Directory, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Broward County Art Teacher of the Year, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2005-2012 Reflections National PTA Art Competition, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
LEADERSHIP ROLES 2017-2020 Museum Association of the Caribbean, Executive Board, Barbados, W.I. 2018-2019 Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator, International Exchange, Program Coordinator ArtTable Florida, Diversity Fellowship Mentor, Miami, FL 2016-2018 Miami Studio Arts (MAS) 8-12 School, Advisory Board, Miami, FL 2005-2016 Broward County Cultural Division, Arts In Education Committee, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2010-2012 Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, Membership & Marketing Committee, Miami, FL
RECOGNITION 2018 Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Exemplary Dade Partner, Miami, FL 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award (NAHYP), Washington, D.C. 2015 Broward Art Educator Association (BAEA), Community Partner of the Year, Fort Lauderdale, FL TRAINING 2019 Teaching Critical Thinking through Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C 2017 Community Grant Writing Workshop, Center for Social Change, Miami, FL 2016 Innovating for People: Human-Centered Design Methods, Luma Institute, PA 2011 Dale Carnegie: Effective Communication & Human Relations Skills for Success, FL Artist’s as Entrepreneur Institute, Broward County Cultural Division, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Project Management in Community Based Organizations, Children’s Services Council, FL Non-Profit Supervisor Training, Children’s Services Council, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Improving Collections Care & Storage, Florida Association of Museums, Clewiston, FL 2010 Results Based Accountability, Children’s Services Council, Ft. Lauderdale, FL PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP American Alliance of Museums (AAM), Association of African American Museums (AAAM), Americans for the Arts, Museum Association of the Caribbean (MAC), ArtTable Florida, National Art Education Association (NAEA), Florida Art Educator Association (FAEA), Dade Art Education Association (DAEA), Broward Art Education Association (BAEA).