Katie Rainey

Katie Rainey, EDEN Engagement Manager, USA

Katie (M.K.) Rainey is a writer, teacher, and editor from Little Rock, Arkansas. She currently serves as a Co-Executive Director of the Teaching Artists Guild (TAG) and Project Manager of the International Teaching Artist Collaborative’s EDEN Project. Previously she served as the Director of Community-Word Project’s Teaching Artist Project (TAP) and has been a teaching artist for over 10 years. She is the winner of the 2017 Bechtel Prize at Teachers & Writers Magazine, the 2017 Lazuli Literary Group Writing Contest and the 2018 Montana Award for Fiction from Whitefish Review. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Lit Hub, Writer’s Digest, The Collagist, 3AM Magazine, and more. She lives in Arkansas with her dog. Sometimes she writes things the dog likes.

Leadership Committee

Yonglun Liu

Singapore, ITAC Chair

Joan Parr

Scotland, Interim Director, Arts and Engagement at Creative Scotland

Grace Gachocha Nakaka

Tanzania, Teaching Artist & Co- Director of Talanta Tano Organization

Eric Booth

USA, Teaching Artist Advocate and Author

María Claudia Parias

Colombia, Executive President of Fundación Nacional Batuta

Jean E. Taylor

USA, Teaching Artist for Lincoln Center Education

Ines Sanguinetti

Argentina, Fundación Crear Vela La Pena

Chrissie Ruckley

Scotland, Creative Learning Officer for Creative Scotland

Marit Ulvund

Norway, Director of Seanse ArtCenter

Chen Alon

Israel, Theatre Activist, Director and Scholar

Brad Haseman

Australia

Yujin Hong

Korea, KACES

Daniel Mora-Brito

Venezuela/ Switzerland, International Development Practitioner

Clothilde Cardinal

Canada, Head of Programming at Place des Arts

Simon Sharkey

Scotland, Director

Staff

Madeleine McGirk

ITAC Managing Director

Aislinn Ryan

ITAC Development Manager

Laurel Toyofuku

Communications Manager

Caryn Cooper

Leadership Development Specialist

Katie Rainey

EDEN Engagement Manager

Catalysts

Jessica Howarth

Art Jewelry/Crafting, UK (Scotland)

Clara Bloomfield

Theatre, UK (Scotland)

Mary Schwarz

Artworks Alliance, UK

Jeannette Brossart

Mosaic Artist, USA

Peter Atsu Adaletey

Theatre/Dance/Poetry, Ghana

Lynne Pace Green

Theatre, USA

Amanda Acevedo

Theatre, USA

Carol Ponder

Art for Healing, USA

Sangeeta Isvaran

Dance/Storytelling, India (Chennai)

Victoria Ryle

Creative Learning, Australia (Tasmania)

Zdenka Brungot Svitekova

Dance/Theatre, Slovakia/Czech Republic

Jill Massie

Dialect/Theatre, USA

Christiana Afrikaner

Namibia
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