Contemporary Arts Center
Mar 03, 2021
George Sheer, COO-CAC
Contemporary Arts Center

George Scheer is the Executive Director of the Contemporary Arts Center. George is an artist-founder, director, and cultural policy advocate who fosters creative communities at the intersection of aesthetics and social change. George is co-founder of Elsewhere, an experimental museum and artist residency. As a cultural critic, George writes about arts, cultural policy, urbanization, and place. Other projects include Kulturpark, a public investigation of an abandoned amusement park in East Berlin, and South Elm Projects, a curated series of public art commissions. George holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania in Political Communications, MA in Critical Theory and Visual Culture from Duke University, and a PhD in Communication and Performance Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.