BONNIE K. NORLANDER
Bonnie K. Norlander is a Masters candidate (anticipated graduation, May '14) at New York University's Steinhardt program for Visual Art Administration, where she spent a summer studying exhibition and display in London. She holds a BFA in Art and Design with a minor in Biblical Studies from Biola University ('04,) was the recipient of the Post-Baccalaureate fellowship at the New York Center for Art and Media Studies (NYCAMS, '06-'07,) and the pilot residency for the Artists In Residence (AIR, '10) Project in Beijing.
With 10 years of experience, Ms. Norlander works with young and emerging artists as a curator and organizer, and is the founder of the SftPwr cultural digest of women’s work in the arts and culture. Ms. Norlander is currently working as a freelance administrator, curator, researcher, and program consultant.
Born in the West Texas town of El Paso, and currently residing in the South Bronx neighborhood of Mott Haven, Meaghan Ritchey moved to NYC in 2005 to begin her studies Politics, Philosophy, and Economics from The King’s College. Meaghan recently moved on from International Arts Movement after five years of programming for and eventually directing the influential non-profit. She is currently freelancing in the areas of writing, editing, and event-planning, and working to develop a publication strategy as the interim Editor of The Curator, a web magazine. She hopes to find permanent work at one of the city's many museums or arts organizations.
We incorporated performance art of all mediums into our main stage sessions. Local female artists performed original works.