Cultural Arts Division Manager
Economic Development, City of Austin
With 20 years of experience in nonprofit and cultural programming, Meghan Wells currently serves the City of Austin as the Economic Development Department’s Cultural Arts Division Manager and is responsible for developing arts, culture, and creative industries as economic development strategies. She oversees a staff of 20, and a portfolio of programs including Cultural Funding, Art in Public Places, Civic Arts Planning, Creative Space Development, the People’s Gallery Exhibition, and the African American Cultural and Heritage Facility. Wells holds a B.A. from Rockhurst University, and M.A. from Texas Tech University.