Alan Maltz "Touching Silence."
Elizabeth S. Young, Executive Director - has an extensive background in both the performing and visual arts. Her experience working with non-profit organizations spans program development, board relations, fund development and marketing. She earned her B.A. in Art History and Theater from Wheaton College in Norton, MA. After spending nearly a decade in New York City as a Casting Director for film, television and theater she moved to the Florida Keys in 1987. Her professional life in the Keys includes being the business manager of Island Wellness and working in all aspects of the business of the fine art photography gallery of Alan S. Maltz. As Executive Director of the Arts Council since 2008, she serves all the arts, all the Keys, all the time. Most recently, she was a grant panelist for the State’s Division of Cultural Affairs and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, presented at the City of Key West’s Ambassador and Leadership Monroe programs, and for the Board of the Tourist Development Council to being a judge of over 100 children at the infamous Fantasy Fest Children’s Day costume contest. She is also proud to serve as an Executive Officer on the board for the Florida Association of Public Art Professionals. Liz and her husband, Gary with daughters, Emily and Claire enjoy being a part of the vibrant Florida Keys Arts community. E-mail Liz