As Program Coordinator for Nebraska Arts Council, Linda Hilliar coordinates NAC’s arts education grant programs including Artists in Schools/Communities and School Bus for the Arts. She also assists with the Poetry Out Loud program and other NAC initiatives in Nebraska communities.
Linda joins the NAC from the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, bringing to the team her years of experience in nonprofit arts administration and internship coordination. She previously held positions at the Joslyn Art Museum where she assisted with the Completely KIDS after school program and Art School classes, and has interned with the Kent Bellows Mentoring Program. She holds a BFA in Studio Art from Creighton University with a concentration in painting. In her spare time, Linda enjoys traveling, attending arts and community events, and spending time with her wife, two dogs, family and friends.