Jason Andreasen

Executive Director


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


Poulter holds a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from Louisiana State University. Employed formerly at the Louisiana Arts & Sciences Museum, Poulter 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. Poulter oversees the BRG facility and all BREC educational endeavors ranging from camps for children to professional artist workshops..


Jennifer Dewey

Development Director


Dewey is the newest staff member, joining BRG in 2014. A University of Louisiana at Lafayette Alumni, Dewey joined the BRG staff after a nine year career as an in-home Applied Behavioral Therapist for children on the Autism Spectrum and small business owner, she joined the staff of BRG to nurture her passion to grow the Louisiana arts community. Dewey oversees the gallery's membership program, major gifts, grant proposals, annual giving, SOAD Internship Program, fundraising, volunteers, web development and program execution.  Dewey is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Forum 35, The 705, and a Red Cross Volunteer. She is a Baton Rouge native currently residing in Lafayette, LA.


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