Anne Olivia Eldred – Operations & Development Director
Nathan Albery – Treasurer
Tanja Hollander was born in St. Louis, MO. She received her B.A. in photography, film, and feminist studies from Hampshire College. Her work has been exhibited nationally at galleries in New York City and Boston and has twice been selected for the Portland Museum of Art Biennial, winning a purchase prize in 2007. She has exhibited at the Bernard Toale Gallery in Boston, Massachusetts; Whitney Art Works in Portland, Maine; and the Jim Kempner Fine Art in NYC. In 1994 Hollander opened and directed Dead Space Gallery, Portland’s first art venue for local art, music, spoken word, and performance. Hollander founded and became the volunteer director of the Bakery Photographic Collective in 2001, a nonprofit member-based darkroom facility in Westbrook, Maine. In 2009, she was nominated and chosen for a residency at the La Napoule art foundation in La Napoule, France. Hollander is represented by Carroll and Sons in Boston, Massachusetts and Jim Kempner in New York City. She is a resident of Auburn, Maine. http://www.tanjaalexiahollander.com/
Devon Brown – Outdoor Advisor
Devon Brown has been in the outdoor industry for over 14 years. He has seen every side of the process, from sales floors and warranty repairs, to fabric development and product design. He is the Product Development Manager/ Fabric Engineer/ Design 2 for SlingFin inc. and runs the Blog www.slingfin.com/blog. This range of experience gives him a unique insight to the internal workings of the market, as well as the channels of distribution that can not be obtained from the outside looking in. He actually uses the stuff he designs and is extremely passionate about the process.
We also want to welcome Winston Watson as our new Music Advisor. We will also be announcing an Education Coordinator position next week, and bringing on an outreach director, Anna Ramsey.