Hastings Named Arts Council Director
Most recently Tina served as the Director of the Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery at SUNY Fredonia where she enjoyed working with regional, national, and international artists in all mediums and curating diverse exhibitions, lecture series, and gallery talks for the campus and community. During her time at SUNY Fredonia she also developed and taught courses for students in the college's Museum Studies program. Tina holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology as well as a Masters of Public Administration, both from Southern Illinois University. Originally from central Ohio, she and her family moved to western New York in 2007 when her husband accepted a teaching position at SUNY Fredonia.
As CCAC's Executive Director, Tina will assume responsibility for day-to-day operations of the organization, strategic leadership, planning and outreach, financial management and fundraising, and developing and overseeing programs and services. In addition, she will continue CCAC's work in improving quality of life in the region, and advocating for the role of arts and culture in the Southern Tier.