Speaker Date Topic
Jeni Hegsted Mar 27, 2019
Emerge
Emerge


Jeni Hegsted is the founder and Executive Director of Emerge, Jeni worked in the arts for the past twelve years and was instrumental in bringing awareness to homelessness through art installations, volunteer artists, and special events. Jeni has received accolade for distinguished service including the 2014 Inlander  Peirone Prize and the 2014 Mayor’s Arts Awards for excellence in arts education.   

Emerge is CDA's only community arts program supporting aspiring artists. Emerge hosts 12 shows annually featuring various aspiring artists while engaging the community in 3 large art driven events. Emerge also boasts a full pottery studio, darkroom, multi medium classroom and artist studios. It is at the heart of Emerge to offer a full spectrum art experience for anyone who is interested.