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First Wednesday at BRG

Jason Andreasen

Executive Director

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Jason Andreasen has served as BRG's Executive Director since the summer of 2008 (having joined the gallery in 2007). A native of Miami, Florida, he relocated to Louisiana's capital city in 2005. Since then, he's shifted away from a planned career in the courtroom to a life in the arts. He continues to work to grow both Baton Rouge Gallery and the arts in the greater Baton Rouge area in general through a number of ventures. During his time with the gallery, he has led the organization to new heights in programming, charitable giving, art sales and more. Prior to his work at BRG, he also worked as a freelance entertainment writer, having interviewed the likes of visual artist Robert Williams, musical legends George Clinton and Marco Benevento, comedians D.L. Hughley and Lewis Black and many popular local bands such as Galactic, The New Orleans Bingo! Show and others. 


Jenny Poulter

BREC Special Facility Manager

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Jenny Poulter holds a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from Louisiana State University. Employed formerly at the Louisiana Arts & Sciences Museum, Jennifer held the title of Education Curator at BREC's Magnolia Mound Plantation for five years prior to joining BRG. She is also a former member of The Louisiana Association of Museums (LAM) and AASLH, The American Association of State and Local History (AASLH), where she served as Regional Captain of the State Leadership Team. She has been awarded many grants including a John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts ARTSEDGE grant.

Currently, Jennifer oversees both the BRG facility and all educational endeavors ranging from camps for children to professional artist workshops in addition to coordinating the gallery's volunteer staff.



Jennifer Dewey

Development Director

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Jennifer Dewey is the newest staff member at BRG. She is currently pursuing degrees in art history and international business. After a career as a behavioral therapist and small business owner, she decided to nurture her passion for art. Jennifer is a Baton Rouge native that currently resides in Lafayette, LA. As Development Director, she oversees the gallery's membership program, grant proposals, annual giving and more.  



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