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First Wednesday at BRG

Jason Andreasen

Executive Director

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Jason Andreasen is an alumnus of Miami’s Florida International University where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. After relocating to Baton Rouge in 2005, Jason shifted away from a 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 diverse ventures. In addition to his work at BRG, he has also worked as a freelance entertainment writer, having interviewed the likes of visual artists like Robert Williams and BRG artist member Kelli Scott Kelley, musical legends like George Clinton and Johnny Winters, comedians such as D.L. Hughley and Lewis Black, and many popular local bands such as Galactic, The New Orleans Bingo! Show and others. He looks forward to a life as an observer, lover, consumer and examiner of art, whatever the medium might be.


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.


Cynthia Sanders

BREC Center Supervisor

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Cynthia Speer is an alumnus of Louisiana State University. After receiving her bachelor's degree in anthropology from LSU, Cynthia traveled to Hunan, China to teach English and an introduction to American culture to university undergraduates. Upon her return, she set off for Illinois where she received a Master's degree (also in anthropology) from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Cynthia held the title of Archive Supervisor at SIUC's University Museum for two years before moving back down to Louisiana where she is currently the President and Community Outreach Director of a non-profit organization known as the Acadiana Roller Girls.



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