Sally Gaskill

Sally Gaskill is an arts administrator with more than three decades of diverse experience. She currently manages the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP), a major new arts research project based at the Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research. SNAAP is an annual online survey and data collection project that will provide national data on how artists develop, and allow educational institutions to look at the factors that helped or hindered the career paths of their alumni, whether they work as artists or have pursued other paths. SNAAP is an arts education partner of the National Endowment for the Arts. Sally?s experience in nonprofit management includes fifteen years as an executive director, leading the arts councils of Bloomington, Indiana and Rochester, New York as well as the Greater Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras. As a consultant, she developed cultural plans for a number of communities, and evaluated over 100 nonprofit arts organizations as a site reviewer for the National Endowment for the Arts. She managed grant-making programs for a state arts agency (New Hampshire State Council on the Arts) and a federal agency (National Endowment for the Humanities). She has taught cultural policy at the graduate level for the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester and for Indiana University. Sally is immediate past president of the Indiana Coalition for the Arts, a nonprofit arts advocacy and lobbying organization, a member of the State Arts Action Council of Americans for the Arts, and a founding board member of Bloomington?s Cardinal Stage Company. She sings with Voces Novae and the Bloomington Chamber Singers. Sally received a B.A. in history from Colorado College and an M.A. in arts management from American University.

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