Title: Executive Director
Company: Miami County Artisan Gallery
Location: Peru, Indiana, United States
Marlene R. Mickelson, Executive Director at the Miami County Artisan Gallery, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in art and management.
Utilizing her creative energy to overcome the trials and tribulations of life, Ms. Mickelson currently serves as the executive director of the Miami County Artisan Gallery, an art gallery located in Peru, Indiana. Drawing upon an exceptional education in psychology, special education and rehabilitation counseling, she holds a Master of Science in special education and rehabilitation counseling from Utah State University. She earned a National Certificate in Rehabilitation Administration from San Diego State University and completed all but a Thesis in Educational Psychology, Counseling Psychology PhD, from the University of Utah.
In her role as executive director, she builds on her skills acquired throughout her diversified career and through church activities in an effort to provide community, business, and individual development.
With a strong background in mental health services, Ms. Mickelson has served such organizations as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the Rocky Mountain Research Center, Access Center, Inc., the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of San Diego County, the San Diego County of Mental Services and the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation. She has also been a volunteer coordinator for the End-of-Life Education Network Consortium and maintains affiliation with Rotary International and Kiwanis International.
Ms. Mickelson has hosted special artisan-themed events and has co-coordinated and sponsored competitions throughout Miami County in Indiana. Demonstrating versatility, she has also authored or co-authored several books and articles, including “A Poet’s Look at Insanity from the Inside Out” in 2007. She is currently expanding her award-winning works in oils, mixed media, rosemaling, drawings, sculpture, and etchings. Looking to the future, she intends to develop the model of art entrepreneurship (artprenuership) to help others, as well as leave a resounding legacy for her family and friends.
As an ARTpreneur, Ms. Mickelson is focusing currently on publishing her unique fine artworks. She is moving forward with Miami County Artisan Gallery art educational seminars, events, and business sales development for “advancing awesome artpreneurial activities.” Please feel free to contact her to learn more about her awesome artworks, educational seminars, events, and our entrepreneurial business sales.
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