Mollie Quinlin-Hayes

Mollie Quinlan HayesAs Deputy Director since 2006, Mollie works with all South Arts programs, the board, member state arts agencies and other partners to build a better South through the arts. Strategic planning and evaluation, ArtsReady, accessibility, Presenting 101 arts learning and strategic partnerships are current focus areas. She has served as a speaker/panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts and numerous state arts councils. She currently serves on the board of the Georgia Arts Network. Mollie worked for the Arizona Commission on the Arts for 14 years, was a founding board member of Alliance for Audience/, and of ARTability/Accessing Arizona’s Arts. Mollie is a facilitator/consultant in strategic planning and participation-building, has been a professional audio describer, and is trained in Critical Response. In Atlanta she creates glass sculpture and jewelry as Southern Flameworks. She is a member of Alternate ROOTS and is married to Michael Quinlan.