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pickworthbell communications :: judith


In a career shaped by immersion in the creative fields, principal Judith Turner-Yamamoto has worked in every aspect of the arts from alternative spaces, galleries, magazines, and museums, serving as curator, administrator, acting director, development and projects director, contributing editor, art critic, and head of public affairs, where she developed contacts in the museum, editorial, design, and arts communities. Prior to starting pickworthbellcommunications, she was head of public affairs for the Smithsonian's American Art Museum and its Renwick Gallery and a project director for SITES, the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. She spent 15 years writing full-time on the arts, books, architecture, food, interiors and home products, fashion, travel, and design, securing over 1000 feature assignments in publications such as The Boston Globe Magazine, Elle, Interiors, City, Travel & Leisure, Colonial Homes, Home & Design, Neiman Marcus The Book, USAir Magazine, Hearst Special Publications, The Los Angeles Times, Classic American Homes, American Photo, and Southern Accents, and she continues to contribute to select publications. An award-winning fiction writer and poet, she graduated with high honors from Guilford College with Bachelor's degrees in art history and Spanish and holds a Masters degree in art history from the American University.


PBC/ Baltimore director Carrie Ann Miller is a marketing and branding specialist for architectural and design firms. Her experience includes over a decade as in-house marketing director for A/E companies. She began her career in communications as a media specialist for the Smithsonian's American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery. She was an editor at American Style Magazine, and marketing and public relations director for Bibelot Bookstores, an independent chain in Baltimore, Maryland. She has a bachelor's degree in English & Art History from Salisbury University, Maryland, and is pursuing an MBA at University of Maryland, University College. Carrie Ann is an active member of the Society for Marketing Professional Services, the Urban Land Institute, and the Society of American Military Engineers.

pickworthbell communications :: amy

Creative Consultant Amy Pickworth has extensive experience in the arts as a visual artist andteacher and, since 1993, as a writer and editor for various Smithsonian organizations, including the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Museum of the American Indian. Most recently shecompleted the film script and website for the retrospective Fritz Scholder: Indian/Not Indian, a major two-partexhibition on view at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in New York and Washington beginning November 2008.She works regularly with the Rhode Island School of Design and the RISD Museum and recently served as the marketing and public affairs coordinator for the FirstWorks Festival, a month-long series of performing-arts events sponsored by the city of Providence.Before moving to Rhode Island, Amy also wrote about galleries for washingtonpost.com. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Ohio Wesleyan University with a bachelor's degree in painting and drawing, and she holds an M.Ed. in arts education from the University of Maryland at College Park .


Communications Specialist Katie Mobley has extensive experience in website and social media content, technical, journalistic, creative, and marketing writing, as well as editing, research, and document creation. For the past eight years, Katie has written on travel, education, home products, food, and the arts, in such publications as Philadelphia Home. Katie graduated with honors from Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland with bachelor’s degrees in English and psychology and a minor in art history.


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