The volunteer directors/staff of Life Is Art.
Director Profile: Aaron Feld – More Info Coming Soon
Director Profile: Erick Carillo – More info coming soon.
Director Profile: Talmage Thornhill, Marketing Director – Talmage Thornhill has been involved in the fine arts since childhood. Years of her life were dedicated to the study of professional dance and performance. She holds her B.F.A from Florida State University, where she danced under famous ballerina Suzanne Farrell and dozens of other accomplished performers and …Read the Rest
Director Profile: Adriana De Welde, Financial Director – Adriana, born and raised in Miami (yes a true native!) to Cuban parents, has had an interest in the arts since early on. Raised learning ballet and foreign languages, she spent her childhood watching her father, the true artist in the family, paint and sketch. Instead of …Read the Rest
Director Profile: Emmy Acosta, Technology Director – Originally from the Dominican Republic, Emmy’s has been living in Miami since 2001. She is an FIU Alumni, with a degree in Management Info Systems. Emmy been a web developer for MTV Latino, and currently works for Univision. A long time Art aficionado and blogger, she publishes What …Read the Rest
Director Profile: Mark Whitlock, Operations Director – Coming soon.
Director Profile: R. E. SANCHEZ, Artistic Director – R. E. Sanchez is a Miami-based artist whose work has been exhibited regularly in non-profit organizations and gallery venues. He is a Salvadoran expatriate who in 1989 relocated to the U.S. to pursue his passion for art. He received his Bachelor of Art (BFA) from the San …Read the Rest
Director Profile: Susan “Soozin” J. Lewis, Music & Green Director – Susan J. Lewis, aka Soozin, is a south Florida native who has spent many years involved in the local music and art scene. She brings to the festival a great deal of musical experience on multiple levels. She has been DJing all over florida, …Read the Rest
Director Profiles: Annette Peikert and James Echols, Co-Founders – Life Is Art co-founders James Echols and Annette Peikert have been involved in both the arts and event production nearly all their lives. Directly out of college they started their own retail business in Dallas, Texas, which included a large selection of artwork. While running this …Read the Rest