Anna Walker has dedicated her professional life to art and artists and is widely 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 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).
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
Robert Raney, III
Nick Barbee, Chair