Staff

John Schratwieser, Director

John Schratwieser has been the director of the Kent Cultural Alliance since January 2018 following the retirement of longtime director and now Director Emeritus, Leslie Raimond. John has spend nearly 30 years in nonprofit management in the arts, healthcare and higher education. Most recently he was the director of Maryland Citizens for the Arts, the state-wide arts advocacy organization responsible for Maryland’s public investment in arts and culture. Maryland is currently third in the nation in per-capita funding for the arts.

Mr. Schratwieser is an artist himself and has performed with major choral organizations such as the New York Choral Society, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus, and the Thomas Circle Singers. He current sings with the Chester River Chorale and the Emmanuel Church Chester Parish choir. He can be seen on stage locally at the Garfield Center for the Arts, the Mainstay Rock Hall, and Church Hill Theater. John lives with his partner, artisan potter Mike Pugh, and their Golden Retriever Franklin at the historic Friendship Farm in Worton, Maryland.

Email: John@kentculture.org
Phone: 410-778-3700
Cell: 410-708-9751


2020 Board of Directors

Clark Bjorke, President

Charles Taylor, Vice President

Meredith Davies Hadaway, Secretary

Jason Claire, Treasurer

 

Myra Butler

Marc Dykeman

Stephanie LaMotte

Carla Massoni

Kate McGraw

Robert Earl Price

 

Director, John Schratwieser

Director Emeritus, Leslie Prince Raimond