Smith Gallery Director
Jennie Carlisle is Curator and Director of the Smith Gallery and faculty with the Art Management Program at Appalachian State University. From 2013 to 2015 she was the Program Curator at Elsewhere Museum in Greensboro, North Carolina-- a living museum, ever changing three-floor art installation, and artist-residency program. As a curator and art historian, she is particularly dedicated to artist organized spaces, socially engaged curation, collaborative processes of art production, issues of sustainability, and situation driven aesthetics. Recent projects include a community art pageant, High Country Spring Procession with artist Ed Woodham, for the Smith Gallery. Her projects for Elsewhere include: Southern Constellations, Museum as Instrument, South Elm Projects, and Pancake Social. Jennie completed PhD coursework in Art History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2011.