Oct 01, 2020
Cyndi Conn
Executive Director Creative Santa Fe

Cyndi Conn is a curator of art, ideas, people, experiences. She is currently the Executive Director of Creative Santa Fe, a nonprofit organization dedicated to using collaboration and the power of the arts to reframe critical issues and drive positive change. She serves on the Governing Board of The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and on advisory boards of The Black Mountain Institute, the National Parks Arts Foundation, and the N Square Innovators Network. In 2018 she co-chaired Mayor Alan Webber’s task force to catalyze job creation and previously chaired Mayor Javier Gonzales’ housing and community development transition team. In 2014 she was honored by Albuquerque Business First as one of 40 Under Forty awardees statewide. Cyndi held the position of Visual Arts Director and Curator of the Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe before founding gallery and art advisory firm LAUNCHPROJECTS in 2008. Prior to that she was the Director of EVO Gallery. â€‹Cyndi holds a Masters Degree in Curatorial Studies and Arts Administration from Skidmore College in conjunction with the Tang Museum, a BA in Latin American studies from Tulane University and studied at the Universidad Ibero Americana in Mexico City. She has lived in Paris, Mexico City, Austin, and New Orleans.