Whether you’re into the arts, architecture, or sustainability, if you haven’t heard of Serenbe, you should. With a totally different approach to, well, just about everything, it’s a case study in cultivating an arts-centric community.
Joe and Matthew join Megan Schaeffer, the Art Farm Director at Serenbe, to discuss their community and arts program. Along the way, they discuss her path in the arts, interior design, high art, and low art.
With an intimate live audience, the three field questions. They laugh a lot – even while veering into concerns of conceptual rigor – and use air quotes repeatedly. On a podcast.
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Who Is Megan Schaeffer?
Megan Schaeffer is the Art Farm Director at Serenbe. After receiving a BA in Arts Management from the College of Charleston, Megan Schaeffer completed the Sotheby’s Institute of Fine Art intensive program on Gallery Management and Curatorial Studies. She was a founding team-member of the Charleston, SC chapter of Creative Mornings, a monthly breakfast lecture series focusing on leaders in the creative community. Her time as Outreach Coordinator for Artist & Craftsman Supply, an employee-owned art supply company, led to a love of both art supplies and arts education.
Most recently, Schaeffer was the Artist Liaison & Art Resource Coordinator for a prominent art consulting firm. She has worked with the arts publication ArtsATL and serves on the advisory board of ArtsNOW.
She is driven by a passion to build creative communities and create meaningful opportunities for artists.