Sadie BlissExecutive Director

Sadie is a creative and business minded non-profit arts administrator; driven to make her non-profit constituency, staff and organization meet their goals – from financial to work life balance. Her work and philosophy are centered on partnerships, collaborations, goal making and creative problem solving. Sadie grew up in New Hampshire where her mother was a professional craft artist supporting her family through her ceramic work, informing Sadie’s path to arts administration. While earning a masters in Arts Administration Sadie worked for the Society of Arts and Crafts, managing Craft Boston and has also served other non-profit, community and government arts initiatives and institutions. She moved to Maine in 2008 and began working for the Maine Crafts Association at the Center for Maine Craft, she moved into the Executive Director role and has succeeded in expanding the impact and budget of the organization since 2012 .

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