Jovan C. Speller

Jovan C. Speller

Program Director

Community Arts and Arts Activities Support (Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Ramsey, Scott, Washington County applicants)
651-523-6381
With Masami Kawazato, Jovan co-directs the Arts Activities Support and Community Arts grant programs. She advises groups on the MRAC grant guidelines, eligibility, and decision-making processes and offers grant workshops to both applicants and grant review panelists, along with providing draft and budget reviews prior to deadlines. Jovan encourages you to get in touch if you have any questions about Arts Activities Support or Community Arts.

Jovan has had a dedicated career in the arts as a curator, artist, and consultant. Most recently Jovan has served the local and national arts community as Owner and Managing Consultant at JCS Consulting. Jovan is a recipient of the 2018 McKnight Visual Artist Fellowship, the 2016/2017 Jerome Emerging Artist Fellowship, and the 2015 MN State Arts Board Cultural Community Partnership grant.