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- Nov 4: Still Life Drawing Session with Leigh Anne Lester
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About our staff...
John Dean Domingue Visitor & Member Services Associate
John Dean Domingue is an alum of Trinity University, where he graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Studio Art and Sociology, receiving the Presidential Award of Excellence and awards from each of his major areas of study. He has developed and led several workshops around Texas on community outreach and social theory. An interdisciplinary artist, John Dean splits his time between Blue Star and the studio.
Mary Heathcott Executive Director
Heathcott was born in Houston, Texas. She received her master's degree in the Humanities from the University of Chicago and a BA in Art History from Trinity University in San Antonio. Heathcott comes to Blue Star from Artpace where she served as the Deputy Director. While there she provided strategic administrative and programmatic direction of the contemporary art non-profit. In 2011, Heathcott was named Artpace's Interim Managing Director, and curated exhibitions for the organization's Hudson (Show)Room and Window Works galleries. Heathcott first joined Artpace in 2006, and helped manage the organization's development initiatives, as well as its marketing and public relations efforts. Prior to Artpace, Heathcott was Manager of Individual Giving at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.
Elaine Leahy Development Manager
Elaine Leahy is a San Antonio native. She graduated from Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia with a BA in Art History, and completed coursework in the MA Art History program at the University of Texas at Austin. During her years of retail management, she participated in the Women’s Leadership Forum, which seeks to grow businesses through innovation, networking, and volunteerism. She has interned and worked at several visual arts non-profits in San Antonio, including Artpace and the Southwest School of Art.
Jacqueline McGilvray Exhibitions and Programs Manager
Jacqueline McGilvray received her BFA in Photography from Texas State University and her MFA in Photography and Integrated Media from Ohio University. Before coming to Blue Star Jack worked for various arts organizations and institutions with her experience ranging from exhibitions coordinating, to collections archiving and curatorial writing, to teaching undergraduate courses and working with refugee and at risk youth. Working in photography, video and creative non-fiction writing, Jack is also a practicing artist. With a process rooted in documentary practices and biography, she discusses issues surrounding family and identity using a variety of subjects, through the revisiting and translating of memories.
Alex Rubio MOSAIC Artist-in-Residence
Alex Rubio is an acclaimed visual artist who has exhibited in premier art galleries locally and nationally, including shows at The McNay Art Museum, ArtPace, and local and traveling exhibitions through the San Antonio Museum of Art. As Blue Star’s MOSAIC Art Studio Manager, Alex Rubio employs his natural talent and extensive experience as an instructor in non-profit arts organizations to inspire people of all ages to explore art through a variety of techniques and media.
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Blue Star Contemporary gratefully acknowledges major support from the City of San Antonio Department for Culture & Creative Development; The Kronkosky Charitable Foundation; The Lifshutz Family; Ann Griffith Ash; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; Charles C. Butt; Capital Group; Penelope Speier and Sonny Collins; H-E-B; Ricos Products Co., Inc.; Valero Energy Corporation; and Weston Urban. Additional essential support is provided by 1010 South Flores Lofts and 1111 Austin Highway Lofts; Argo Group; Bury, Inc.; Casa Rio & Schilo's; C.H. Guenther & Son, Inc.; Pat and Geof Edwards; Frost Bank; King William Association; Muñoz and Company; The NRP Group, LLC; Rackspace; Silver Eagle Distributors; Strasburger & Price, LLP; Texas Commission on the Arts; and the Community Partners, Members, Individual Donors, and Board of Directors of Blue Star Contemporary.
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