Lisa Iannello


BFA Degree – Rochester Institute of Technology, Fine and Applied Arts

Related Employment:

In addition to working as a fine artist, I have had the opportunity to be employed at non-profit organizations over the past 20 years. These experiences gained me important contacts in the business and art community and allowed me significant transferable skills including arts administration, grant writing, exhibition coordination, and marketing:

  • Grants Coordinator, Morrisville State College, Morrisville, NY, 2013-present; and Interim Executive Director, Norwich Campus, 2014
  • Development Officer, Malignant Hyperthermia Assoc. of the US, Sherburne, NY, 2012-2013
  • Event Coordinator, Growing Health, Rural Health Network SCNY, Whitney Point, NY, 2012
  • Development Officer, Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown, NY, 2008-2011
  • Executive Director, Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival, Norwich, NY, 2006-2008
  • Event Coordinator Consultant, Art and Soul of the Catskills, Delhi, NY, 2006-2008
  • Founder, Executive Director, Gallery 210, Syracuse, NY, 1997-2001
  • Visual Information Specialist and Medical Illustrator, VA Medical Center, Syracuse, NY, 1991-2000


  • Current Affiliations and Memberships: Plein Air Painters of CNY (Founding Member), Chenango Arts Council, Earlville Opera House
  • Past Affiliations: Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival (Special Events Chair), International Festivals and Events Association, Onondaga County Arts Council (Arts Committee Chair), Onondaga County Art Guild (Juried Exhibitions Chair)Association of Fundraising Professionals, Grant Writers Assoc. of America
  • Speaking Engagements: Morrisville State College, Cooperstown Graduate Program, Syracuse University, and various organizations in the Syracuse, NY region
  • Panelist: Community Foundation of South Central New York, Upper Catskills Community Council on the Arts, Hyde Hall, National History Day, Chenango County Council of the Arts