Kelli Strickland: You Can’t Keep a Good Artist Down
Cultural Planning is the cornerstone to vibrant twenty-first century cities and the lifeblood to a healthy creative economy. What has cultural planning looked like in the Greater Green Bay area? How has COVID19 impacted the artist and creative community here and what will it mean for the progress made pre-pandemic? Here's a spoiler: It's not all up to the artists.
Kelli Strickland is an arts leader, educator and actor with a solid track record in partnership building across sectors, arts advocacy, community engagement and arts education. She currently serves as the Executive and Artistic Director of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, where she is also a Lecturer of Arts Management. She serves on the Bay Area Arts and Culture Alliance in addition to the Green Bay Public Arts Commission. You can hear Kelli chat with arts and culture makers in Northeast Wisconsin on her podcast Bird In The Wings.