Joanna Hay is a musician, filmmaker and arts entrepreneur. Her varied background includes community arts leadership, cultural arts and tourism projects, oral history documentation, filmmaking, musical performance and product development (DVDs, CDs and online multimedia products). Her clients are universities, cities, corporations, historical societies, nonprofit cultural organizations and artists. She is trained in grant writing by the Grantsmanship Center. A former outreach director with the Kentucky Arts Council, she is a Community Scholar and a published author.
Joanna consults with individual artists and arts organizations. For individual artists she can help with business and marketing plans. For arts organizations she can help with strategic planning, organizational development, building audiences and creating a strong volunteer organization. She can help with grants planning, arts education programming, art and culture tours and websites and improving accessibility.