As a consultant through artservices & company, Kim Konikow has been engaged in projects that facilitate artistic growth and build community with a focus on organizational development. Ms. Konikow has a varied background in the arts as a presenter, arts manager and administrator. Prior work experience includes Conference Coordinator for Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional dance in Washington DC; Executive Director for The Mesa, an arts & humanities residency center in southern Utah; Executive Director for the statewide service organization Minnesota Dance Alliance; Associate Director for Art Awareness, a residency and performance center in upstate New York; and Director of Special Events at New York’s Brooklyn Academy of Music. She has served extensively as a site visitor and panelist for several regional, state and national organizations. She holds a BA in Art History and Theatre from George Washington University in Washington, DC and a dual MFA in Arts Administration and Theatre Direction from Brooklyn College/City University of NY.