Director of Education and Public Practice, SITE Santa Fe

For the past 14 years and in her role as Director of Education and Curator of Public Practice at SITE Santa Fe, Joanne Lefrak develops and leads many innovative programs. She is Director of SITE Center, the education component of the SITElines Biennial exhibitions. She lectures extensively and is a fellow in MCA Denver’s Animating Museums Creative Leadership program.

Lefrak volunteers as the Chair of the Santa Fe Children and Youth Commission and has worked to improve the lives of children by supporting local non profit and school programs that work for youth.She is one of the founding members of the Community Educators Network, which is committed to the power of collaboration and collective impact to address community needs by creating and sharing resources across the non-profit sector.

Born in New Jersey, Lefrak received her BS from Skidmore College in 1999 and her MFA from Montclair State University in 2001.