Jessica Muise is an arts advocate, dance artist and educator. As Member Services Manager at Artisan's Asylum, she is dedicated to helping people make what they imagine. She has always been drawn to creation as pedagogy which, as an act of transformation, helps us better understand each other and ourselves. She has a B.A. from New York University in transformative pedagogy and has a graduate certificate in dance education from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. An arts administration junkie, she has led development and infrastructure projects for Green Street Studios, the Boston Community Network Project, the Permaculture Institute of the Northeast, and National Choreography Month amongst others. Her dance company Intimations Dance has presented been at the Boston Contemporary Dance Festival, First Night Boston, the Cambridge River Festival, Somerville’s ArtBeat and has been awarded the GreenWorks Residency and aMaSSiT mentoring lab at the Dance Complex. She has given talks and workshops on the arts and permaculture design for various organizations including KZNArts Link, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, TEDx NYU, Newton Community Education, Collective Motion Arts and MovingTarget Boston. Her work at Artisan’s Asylum focuses on programming, community development and volunteer management.
GA + Workbar Present: Intro to Boston's Maker Community
'Intro to Boston' is a series of events that highlight communities of thinkers and makers throughout the city of Boston. Each event will give a deep dive into a respective space.