Rodney Van Valkenburg, ArtsBuild

TITLE: Director of Grants and Initiatives

FOCUS AREAS: Arts and culture

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PROFILE:  Rodney Van Valkenburg is the director of grants and initiatives at ArtsBuild, a Chattanooga-based arts and culture funder. He has worked for this organization since May 2001 and is the best point of contact for local grantseekers and current grantees.

His foundation bio shares:

Rodney joined ArtsBuild in May 2001, after serving for more than 18 years with the Chattanooga Theatre Centre as Director of Programs and as Director of Education. Rodney holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Child Drama from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. In 1992, he was named Youth Theatre Director of the Year by the American Alliance for Theatre in Education and received the Distinguished Achievement Award by the Tennessee Theatre Association.