Executive Director, ArtPlace America
Jamie Bennett is the executive director of ArtPlace America, a ten-year fund that supports artists working as allies in equitable community development.
ArtPlace has invested over $100 million to support projects in rural, suburban, tribal, and urban communities of all sizes across the United States, as well as in sharing knowledge from that work in ways that are useful – and actually used – by practitioners. ArtPlace convenes and connects people who are committed to this work in order to help build a strong and ongoing field of practice.
Previously, Jamie worked at the National Endowment for the Arts, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, the Agnes Gund Foundation, Columbia University, The Museum of Modern Art, and the New York Philharmonic.
He currently lives, works, worships, and plays in Brooklyn, NY, and has been sober since 2009.