Anna Walker
Executive Director
Anna Walker has dedicated her professional life to art and artists and is admired locally and nationally both as a curator and thought leader. She comes to Lawndale from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), where she served as Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design and the Windgate Foundation Curatorial Fellow for Contemporary Craft. Prior to joining the MFAH, Anna was the Curator at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC), a kunsthalle-style space where she oversaw up to 12 exhibitions a year. She holds a BA in Art from Otterbein University with a focus on ceramics and printmaking and an MA in Arts Administration from Indiana University.

Emily Fens
Assistant Director
Emily Fens has worked in cultural institutions for a decade, beginning with the education department at the Houston Museum of Natural Science in 2012 and then Lawndale in 2016. She holds a BS in Neuroscience from UCLA and is a practicing artist, including recent collaborations with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Music on the Plaza ft. Wild Moccasins) and Musiqa (LiveWire: an evening of modern music in conversation with dance and neuroscience).

Lisa Gregory

Tamirah Collins
Gallery and Communications Assistant

Board of Directors

Jessica Seff, Chair
Mary Catherine Jones, Vice Chair
Adrienne Moeller, Treasurer
Meghan Miller, Secretary
Nick Barbee, Chair, Advisory Board
Anna Walker, Executive Director
John Bradshaw, Jr.
Alexa Clements
Piper Faust
Montgomery Kosma
Ryan LeVasseur
Teresa Porter
Aaron Reimer
Stephanie Roman
Nicole Laurent Romano
Natalie Steen

Advisory Board

Nick Barbee, Chair
Sterling Allen
Andy Campbell
Lily Cox-Richard
Jamal Cyrus
Christopher Sperandio