ARTS WAREHOUSE TEAM

Passion. That’s the common attribute of those that work for the Arts Warehouse. We are devoted to keeping the arts alive in and around our community. Our team uses the power of arts to inspire artists and the community to learn, grow and ascend. Arts Warehouse is an arts incubator | gallery | studio with a creative team dedicated to providing developmental programs & assistance to visual artists.

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Grace Gdaniec

Arts Warehouse Coordinator
gdaniecg@mydelraybeach.com |@_graceedenart |
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With a highly creative and artistic background, Grace has made sure that art has been a part of her life in many capacities. With formal training in Studio Art and Art History, she received her BA from Stetson University in Deland, Florida. She began her post undergraduate career involving art in her life as much as possible. She received her K-12 Teaching certification in 2012, and developed programs locally such as at the Delray Beach Greenmarket “Budding Artists” activity tent. She also created a children’s course “Messy Hands” which invited children to explore the fundamentals of visual art in a very hands-on approach. Her experience with adult courses span from art therapy group classes at an outpatient therapy office to step-by-step painting classes. She continues to teach at various venues and organizations around south Florida.

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Outside of arts education, Grace has significant experience in arts administration in varying arenas. She first learned of her interest in the administrative side while working as the Gallery Assistant at the Hand Art Center in Deland, Florida. Additionally, Grace was the museum assistant at the Cornell Museum, and worked in Arts Education at two Florida Art Museums. Before joining the team at Arts Warehouse in October 2017, Grace was the Gallery Coordinator, and then Director of Programming of an arts facility where she curated & installed exhibitions, planned special events, worked with visual artists in residence, developed workshops & classes, and led children’s tours and activities. Grace is thrilled to bring her thorough arts experience and passion for the arts community to Arts Warehouse and Delray Beach.

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Lui Acosta

Arts Warehouse Gallery Assistant
acostas@mydelraybeach.com | |
561-330-9614 X 101

Lui graduated in 2016 with a Bachelors of Fine Art from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. He specialized in sculpture and is now experimenting in video and digital arts combined with two dimensional forms. Lui is originally from Pompano Beach currently residing in Boca Raton and is actively engaged in the arts communities throughout South Florida. Lui started as a volunteer at the Arts Warehouse and is now the Reception | Gallery Assistant fulfilling his dream of working in an arts facility after years of retail hustle. He continues to believe and prove everyday that hard work, dedication and passion eventually pays off. Be on the lookout for this rising star at the Arts Warehouse and in Art Shows around the community.