MK Wegmann

New Orleans, LA

MK Wegmann with 40+ years of experience in presenting and producing for non-profit visual and performing arts organizations is the recently retired President and CEO of the National Performance Network/Visual Artists Network, which supports national and international touring and commissioning.  As an independent consultant, she works with artist-focused organizations in the performing and visual arts. She is one of the founders of the New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center and is an emeritus board member, a past Board Chair of Alternate ROOTS, was founding president of the National Association of Artists’ Organizations (NAAO). She has served on Panels and conducted site visits for the National Endowment for the Arts, the Louisiana Division of the Arts, the Rockefeller Foundation, Dance/USA, Mississippi Arts Commission,and others. Among her consulting clients are Chamber Music America’s Rural Residency program, Urban Bush Women, and the Alabama Dance Council.  A native of New Orleans, she has been active in its recovery from the disasters of 2005.