Exa Johnston Skinner has been promoted to deputy director of the Kentuck Art Center. The center is the host of the annual Kentuck Festival of the Arts and Kentuck Art Nights.
“Exa has been a key part of our team for seven years and is instrumental in Kentuck’s growth and strategic advancement,” said Amy Echols, executive director.
Skinner joined the team in 2015 as program manager and was promoted to director of operations in 2019. In her new role as deputy director, she will be in charge of the oversight of day-to-day operations while working with Echols to develop long-term strategies and opportunities.
Skinner earned her undergraduate degree in theater and creative writing from the University of Alabama and is currently enrolled in the Executive MBA program at the University of North Alabama.
She is a member of Grant Professionals Association, the Project Management Institute and a recent inductee to the International Society of Female Professionals. She also is a certified yoga instructor.