Arts-Based Community Development Convening
Transforming Post-Industrial Cities through Art and Innovation
April 12 through 14, 2012 - St. Louis

Roseann Weiss

St. Louis, Missouri

Roseann Weiss BioPic

Roseann Weiss is Director of Community Art & Public Art Initiatives at the St. Louis Regional Arts Commission (RAC). In this position, she serves as director of the Community Arts Training (CAT) Institute – an innovative program centered on the belief that art can amplify the voices of communities, regenerate neighborhoods and be an agent for positive social change. Roseann also leads RAC’s public art initiatives, which include identifying resources for new projects. Roseann has 25 years of experience in arts administration in both nonprofit institutions and gallery settings.



Training to do the Work: Community Arts Training (CAT) Institute

Day 2 / Apr, 13 @ 1:30 pm
Top Floor : Starlight Room

A national model since 1997 and the oldest sustained training of its kind in the country, the CAT Institute facilitates cross-sector training of community art partners. Strong arts programs that amplify the voices of communities, regenerate neighborhoods and create significant vehicles for positive social change are among the Institute’s goals.