Frederick Janka

Executive Director, Carolyn Glasoe Bailey Foundation

Frederick Janka is Executive Director of the Carolyn Glasoe Bailey Foundation and has over 15 years of experience as an administrator and curator in contemporary art museums and galleries in the United States and Mexico. Frederick received his Bachelor of Arts in Visual and Critical Studies from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago. He is currently a member of the Arts Advisory Committee for the City of Santa Barbara, and the Santa Barbara Advisory Board for KCRW.

Carolyn Glasoe Bailey Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, was founded in 2015 by artists, family, and friends to celebrate the legacy of esteemed art patron and private art dealer Carolyn Glasoe Bailey. Currently based in Ojai, California, the organization is committed to supporting the arts and sciences, and educating the public about the importance of continuing support for the arts and sciences. Current initiatives include unrestricted cash grants for artists, funding for education initiatives, as well as The Ojai Institute, a residency program in Ojai, consisting of a series of exhibition projects, education and public programs, and a podcast conversation series.

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