Lee Ann Norman is a classically trained musician, artist, writer, dabbler, and cultural worker who is interested in the ways artistic practice, race, class, and culture collide. She builds bridges that create opportunities for exploration using the tools of creativity as her guide. Lee Ann’s practice always involves a range of people who engage with the world through a mix of theory and action. She thrives in environments where different visions and views converge and experiences the vibrancy of intellectual and creative life through seamless movement among multiple communities. She plans and presents arts programs with organizations and incubators, researches and studies trends in arts administration and community cultural development, works as a freelance writer and critic for arts publications, and provides counsel to artists and organizations to help them improve their practices. Lee Ann earned the Bachelor of Music Education from Michigan State University and the Master of Arts Management from Columbia College Chicago. She is currently pursuing the Master for Fine Arts degree in Art Criticism and Writing at the School of Visual Arts in New York.
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