AUSTIN, TX.- Landmarks
announced today the appointment of Kathleen Brady Stimpert as Deputy Director.
In this newly established position, Stimpert will oversee Landmarks operational and institutional affairs, managing the organizations performance and growth by leading daily operations including administration, collections management, education programs and communications. Stimpert will also serve as a representative of and chief advisor to Landmarks Director Andrée Bober and assist with strategic planning, board development and fundraising initiatives.
Kathleens extensive background in communications and arts management will be a great asset to Landmarks, says Andrée Bober, director of Landmarks. As we enter our second decade of bringing exceptional public art to The University of Texas at Austin, we look forward to Kathleens leadership in strengthening our programs and engaging the campus and community.
Stimpert comes to Landmarks from the City of Austin Cultural Arts Division where she managed all communications as well as the Citys UNESCO designation and cultural tourism plan. Prior to that, she served as Director of Public Relations and Marketing for the Blanton Museum of Art, Chief Communications Officer for The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture, and as Director of Communications for the National Academy Museum in New York.
Stimpert brings two decades of experience to Landmarks, including expertise in branding, marketing and public relations, and strategic planning and project management, particularly within the cultural sector. She has served as a panelist and presenter for the Texas Association of Museums Annual Conference, People Funds Innovation Week, and the Texas Cultural Trusts Medal of Arts Awards, among other programs. She is a member of the Community Advisory Board for KMFAAustins classical radio station, and has served as a freelance writer or editor for publications including the Austin Chronicle, Glasstire, Conflict of Interest and Edible Austin. Stimpert co-edited the catalogue, William Beckman, published by the University of Washington Press, for the artists 2002 exhibition at the Frye Art Museum in Seattle.