Julianne Morse, Grants Coordinator for Heritage & Traditional Arts
Julianne Morse brings a wide range of experience and skills in cultural studies, arts administration, education, and graphic design to her position at the State Arts Council. Her responsibilities include overseeing grants, programs, and services for heritage and traditional arts in New Hampshire.
Julianne is also an Adjunct Professor of Art History for the New Hampshire Institute of Art in Manchester, N.H., teaching classes for their MFA, MAE, and BFA programs.
Julianne first joined the State Arts Council in February 2012 as a Special Projects Assistant and helped to coordinate the 2012 Shaping Our Heritage project that included an exhibit, publication, conference, and public programs. She also provided support for the Percent for Art and Arts Education programs, and has been providing graphic design and website posting for the agency.
Prior to coming to the State Arts Council, Julianne worked at a number of galleries and nonprofit organizations, helping to organize exhibits, special projects, and conferences. In 2010 Morse served as a Work Exchange studio assistant for Dieu Donne Paper Mill in New York City and was head curator and organizer of the 2009 conference, Recherche that included an exhibit and panel discussions that connected the arts and sciences. In 2006 Morse worked with Children’s Media Project in Poughkeepsie, New York as a Media Instructor where she helped to teach youth media literacy as an afterschool extended learning opportunity.
A New Hampshire native, Julianne earned her Masters of Fine Arts in Printmaking and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Cultural Studies from Stony Brook University, New York. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Art History and one in Studio Artboth from Marist College, New York.
Julianne continues to exhibit her artwork locally and nationally and is represented in several private collections. She lives in Gilmanton, N.H. with her husband Jeremy, a Jazz guitarist and educator, and their cat. When she is not immersed in art, Julianne enjoys gardening, cooking, and running.
January 15, 2014