Lindsay Barrick named new Executive Director

Caldwell Arts Council is pleased to announce that Lindsay Barrick will become its sixth Executive Director, effective April 29. During her time as our Social Media Manager, Lindsay has overseen the creation and dissemination of content on various social networking platforms. She has been a long-time advocate and supporter of Caldwell Arts Council, other arts venues, and many individual artists, musicians, writers, and thespians.

Lindsay currently serves as Director of Programs and New Media for St. Luke’s in Hickory as well as studio manager and printmaking instructor at Hickory Museum of Art. A native of West Virginia, she spent many of her formative years in Caldwell County. Lindsay is passionate about the arts and the people of Appalachia.

Lindsay shares, “I am honored and thrilled to serve an organization I have loved since I was a young girl. It will be my great joy to continue the important work of Caldwell Arts Council: introducing school children to live theatre through our Artists in Schools program; preserving traditional Appalachian music through JAM; encouraging participation in poetry and acting through our annual competitions; supporting non-profits and individual artists in their vital efforts through grants; and presenting opportunities for artists and musicians to share in the thrill of exhibiting their craft. I also look forward to developing new ways to connect our community members and the arts. I have tremendous respect for Lee Carol Giduz and Adrienne Roellgen, and I know much can be learned from their leadership. Launi, Cathy, Bob, our dedicated volunteers, generous board members, and I already work so well together. I’m excited about the possibilities going forward.”

Adrienne Roellgen will continue to serve as Executive Director through April 28. We appreciate her enduring enthusiasm and love for Caldwell Arts Council. We wish her and her family the very best as they begin an exciting new chapter in Los Angeles.