Arts advocate to speak to Minority Business Council

Published 12:00 am Sunday, November 17, 2019

The Rowan Chamber of Commerce’s  Minority Business Council will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Gateway Building, 204 E. Innes St.

The keynote speaker will be Jonell Logan of Charlotte, an independent curator and arts advocate dedicated to supporting artists and creating accessible creative spaces.

She is executive director of the League of Creative Interventionists, a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization that supports a national network of artists and community partners using creativity to transform communities from within.

Originally from New York, Logan has worked at several arts organizations including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of Art, and Studio Museum in Harlem.

Moving south, she worked at the Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, South Carolina, and the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American History and Culture in Charlotte.

In 2016, Jonell founded 300 Arts Project, an arts consulting company that supports community engagement, equity and diversity in arts through training, strategic planning and exhibition.

The meeting is free, but seating is limited and reservations are required by Monday at espalding@rowanchamber.com or 704-633-4221.

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