Anna Walker
Executive Director
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
Assistant Director
Emily Fens began her career in cultural institutions in 2012 at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, where she assisted educators in engaging youth 6-12 in the Museum’s exhibitions. Since joining Lawndale’s team in 2016, she has served as the public face of the institution. Fens holds a BS in neuroscience from UCLA and is a practicing artist.

Lisa Gregory

Caroline Gray
Administrative Assistant

Jonathan Clark
Lead Installer

Board of Directors

Meghan Miller, Chair
Jessica Seff, Vice Chair
Adrienne Moeller, Treasurer
Mary Catherine Jones, Secretary
Christopher Sperandio, Chair, Advisory Board
Anna Walker, Executive Director
Montgomery Kosma
Ryan LeVasseur
Teresa Porter
Robert Raney, III
Aaron Reimer
Stephanie Roman
Justin Segal
Natalie Steen

Advisory Board

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