Elizabeth Goddard

executive director

Elizabeth joined the SAM staff in September of 2013. She holds an MFA in art education with a concentration in contemporary museum practices, and has over 20 years of experience working in the arts education sector of multiple nonprofit organizations, including serving as Director of Education and later as Curator for the Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts in Grand Rapids, MI.

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Kathleen Digney

art school coordinator

Kathleen holds a BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art, where she studied both medical illustration and portrait painting. She worked as a medical illustrator for 12 years and ran her own studio where she offered community classes as well as commissions. She worked as an instructor in SAM's art school before joining the staff as the Art School Coordinator in early 2014.


Ashleigh Shuler

associate curator + designer

Ashleigh holds a BA in Graphic Design from the University of South Carolina Upstate, where she served as a gallery assistant at the Curtis R. Harley Art Gallery for two years. She completed a gallery management internship at SAM in 2014, after which she joined the staff as the associate curator and in-house graphic designer. She has accumulated over six years of experience in gallery management and exhibition design, including art handling, lighting, and installation, and has worked with over 130 individual artists on contemporary exhibitions.

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