Senior Director of Marketing and Communications
Graham joined the organization in 2004 and ensures that the organization is marketing and communicating effectively to a broad spectrum of stakeholders and partners. Before joining Americans for the Arts, Graham served for five years as marketing specialist for the Fulton County Arts Council in Atlanta , and also worked with the Business Volunteers for the Arts program at the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. In addition, Graham taught English Composition at the University of Alaska Anchorage, where he also created training curricula for university staff and educational programs for Alaska Native youth.
Graham earned a B.A. in English and art history from Emory University and an M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Alaska, Anchorage. Committed to community involvement, Graham served for four years on the Metro Atlanta Ryan White HIV Planning Council, was a member of the Atlanta Victory Fund, and is a graduate of the Atlanta Diversity Leadership Academy.
A short story writer and poet, his works have been featured in The Signal, The Lullwater Review, Creative Loafing, and the Anchorage Daily News. Graham was a recipient of the District of Columbia’s Larry Neal Award for Fiction and he currently teaches creative writing at The Writer’s Center in Bethesda.