Meet the Local Arts Advancement Team

Cristyn Johnson

Local Arts Advancement Program Manager
Favorite Art Form: 

Contemporary Classical Music

Cristyn joined Americans for the Arts in January 2018. She is the Local Arts Advancement Program Manager where she works to support and strengthen the capacity of local arts sectors.

Prior to coming to Americans for the Arts, Cristyn was the Program Manager for Maryland Citizens for the Arts (MCA). During her time with MCA, her main focus was on building and expanding partnerships and programming, with specific concentration on capacity building programs to the field, as well as the Emerging Arts Advocates program.

Cristyn grew up in the Baltimore area. She earned her Master of Science Degree in Arts Administration from Drexel University and completed her Bachelor of Music Degree with a concentration in clarinet performance at Towson University. In her free time, you can find Cristyn performing with a few local orchestras.

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