Meg Bourne | FOunder | Art Feeds Executive Director | Meg@artfeeds.org
Meg founded the organization at the age of 19. She is the vision and determination that has sparked the incredible growth of Art Feeds in the past three years. Meg oversees all Art Feeds programs and devotes most of her time to nurturing each facet of the organization in a way that reflects her love for each child we work with.She thrives in spaces where she can create and share her ideas. She is foolishly compassionate and recklessly determined. Art Feeds began as a response to a need in one simple classroom with one little boy, now Meg’s goal is to work with every child in Joplin through therapeutic art and creative education.
Meg is driven to expand Art Feeds international programs beyond Ghana to mobilize creative healing worldwide. She believes in the power of movement, color and melodies to transform the lives of little ones, and is committed to actively moving with the children of Joplin and Ghana. Building Art Feeds from scratch, Meg has a drive for meaningful work with as many children as possible. Art Feeds continues to grow its sustainable programs to create the biggest impact with Meg’s reckless determination for the little ones.
Marissa Fahrig | Chief Financial Officer | Marissa@artfeeds.org
Marissa Fahrig is the numbers and figures behind the Art Feeds programs. She manages all Art Feeds finances and serves as an anchor of reality that balances the ideas of the rest of our staff. Marissa keeps Art Feeds organized and on the financial ball.
With her continuing education in the realm of business, her qualifications are growing much like the expanding Art Feeds programs. Marissa has a degree in Business and is earning her masters in Business administration. Marissa handles Art Feeds financials, In-Kind donations and Merchandise Sales.
Brooke Hines | Director of creative education | Brooke@artfeeds.org
Brooke swims in a sea of tweets and lesson plans. She manages Art Feeds curriculum & social media. Because she loves being in the classroom, she’s a master crafter of exciting lessons for our little artists. She uses her art of dance in the classroom and art of writing for Art Feeds social media campaigns. Brooke directs Art Feeds programs in Joplin schools and equips Art Feeds Ghana programs with curriculum & supplies.
Brooke has a degree in International Studies and is an active traveler, hoping to touch every continent in her lifetime. Brooke can also boogie with the best of them, and keeps us on our toes in the Art Feeds office with witty quips and giggles. Contact Brooke about Art Feeds Curriculum, Social Media, or Donor Relations.