Cyndi Conn

International Council, Board of Directors | Black Mountain Institute

About Cyndi

Cyndi Conn is a curator of art, ideas, people, experiences. She is the Executive Director of Creative Santa Fe, a nonprofit organization dedicated to using collaboration and the power of the arts to reframe critical issues and drive positive change. She currently serves on Advisory Teams for N Square Innovators and the National Parks Arts Foundation, and recently co-chaired Mayor Alan Webber’s task force to catalyze job creation. In 2014 she chaired Mayor Javier Gonzales’ housing and community development transition team and was honored by Albuquerque Business First as one of 40 Under Forty awardees statewide. Cyndi held the position of Visual Arts Director and Curator of the Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe before founding gallery and art advisory firm LAUNCHPROJECTS in 2008. Prior to that she was the Director of EVO Gallery. Cyndi holds a Masters Degree in Curatorial Studies and Arts Administration from Skidmore College in conjunction with the Tang Museum, a BA in Latin American studies from Tulane University and studied at the Universidad Ibero Americana in Mexico City. She has lived in Paris, Mexico City, Austin, and New Orleans.