Arts Administrator Alejandra Pelinka to Head NEMAA

Arts Administrator Alejandra Pelinka to Head Art-A-Whirl

The Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA) has announced that Alejandra Pelinka has accepted the position of Executive Director of Art-A-Whirl, the signature event of NEMAA’s thriving agenda of arts programming.  In making the appointment Susan Wagner Ginter, Board President of NEMAA, commented that “hiring an Executive Director now is happening at the right time for us in our organization’s growth path.  We have all levels of member sectors from local business partners to nationally recognized artists and we want to make sure NEMAA continues to be a vital organization for all of them.

Pelinka has served most recently as Art Gallery Director of the Burnsville Performing Arts Center, a theater and multi-purpose venue which includes an art gallery.  She is President of the Burnsville Arts Society and has worked at Intermedia Arts, the community arts center in South Minneapolis.  In accepting her appointment Pelinka commended the organization and its members who, she observes, “are well-known for the high level of creativity and quality of their work.”

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