Posted on Tue Sep 10, 2019
Danea Johnson is the Stories from Deep in the Heart Program Director. She is responsible for coordinating and implementing the overall project, and served as the program coordinator for the 2019 Stories Summer Institute. Johnson has worked with community nonprofits for the past five years, and has lived in Austin for 10 years. She earned a BA in Women’s & Gender Studies, and Middle East Studies at The University of Texas at Austin, where she first began making short documentaries, and also holds a BA in Mass Communication-Journalism.
Posted on Mon Aug 26, 2019
Gabriela Kane is the Operations Manager for Texas Folklife. She completed a portfolio in the Arts and Cultural Management and Entrepreneurship Program and an MA in Latin American Studies at UT Austin. She previously attended Texas A&M University where she received a BA in Spanish and International Studies with a concentration in Arts and Culture. In Historic Downtown Bryan, she managed the SEAD Gallery as an arts-based community development initiative of Advent GX.
Posted on Sun Sep 4, 2016
Ian Hallagan is the Programs & Grants Coordinator. Ian received his MA in Performance Studies from Texas A&M University in 2016, and his BA in Folklore & Ethnomusicology from Indiana University in 2014. He has previously worked with musical ensembles of undergraduate college students that perform genres from big band jazz to math rock, metal, and everything in between.
Posted on Tue Aug 13, 2013
Becky Bingman coordinates Texas Folklife's Gallery Exhibits and has been involved the arts and education community for 25 years. Before joining Texas Folklife, Becky worked with the Kentucky Collaborative for Teaching and Learning, where she organized artist workshops for teachers, and developed arts programming and curriculum materials for Kentucky Educational Television. She has a long-standing interest in indigenous and unschooled artists.