City of Albuquerque
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File #: EC-20-228   
Type: Executive Communication Status: In Council - Consent Agenda
File created: 1/4/2021 In control: City Council
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Mayor's appointment of Ms. Tanesia Hale-Jones to the Arts Board
Attachments: 1. EC-228


TO: Pat Davis, President, City Council

FROM: Timothy M. Keller, Mayor

SUBJECT: title
Mayor's appointment of Ms. Tanesia Hale-Jones to the Arts Board

I am submitting for your advice and consent the following name for appointment to the
Arts Board in accordance with the City of Albuquerque Ordinance 10-5-3.

Ms. Tanesia Hale-Jones July 31, 2021
817 Slate Avenue NW, Apartment C
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Tanesia R Hale-Jones is a transformational anti-racist educator, poet, artist, and parent. Tanesia has over 15 years experience teaching adults to 18 month olds and currently serves as Adolescent Curriculum Coordinator at Escuela del Sol Montessori, where she guides 7th and 8th grade students and oversees a team of teachers and community partners. Tanesia holds an AMS diploma at the Elementary Level, and an AMI/NAMTA Orientation to Adolescence Studies Certificate. Additionally, she is a graduate of Loyola University New Orleans where she earned her B.A. in English Literature/Creative Writing and San Francisco State University where she earned her MFA in poetry and poetics. Active in Albuquerque's arts' community, Tanesia has a passion for creative collaboration. Her work and performances with EKCO poets and the poetry/textile collaboration between she and local artist, Maude Andrade, "Romance and Necessary Fictions" exemplify her appreciate of artistic confabulation. She has performed her original poetry at Tricklock Performance Space, Harwood Art Center, Burque Noir & Chatter. Her written work has been published in Callaloo, Sentence 5, 14 Hills, Mirage#4/Period(cial), and has been featured in exhibitions at Harwood Art Center. She is the 2018 recipient of the Bretta Weiss Award for Excellence in Montessori for Innovation. T...

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