Katie Schmieg Miller

Arts Program Manager • She/Her/Hers

Katie is the Arts Program Manager at COMPAS responsible for performances and the AnyPlace Arts program, facilitating art creation in non-traditional community spaces like parks and libraries. Katie has worked in non-profit arts and events management in a variety of roles for the last 15 years, both here in Minnesota and abroad in Scotland where she helped to facilitate the 75th anniversary of the largest international arts festival in the world!

Katie is passionate about the accessibility of art and creating spaces for people to stumble upon something beautiful and find their own creative spark. She has a BA in Theatre from the University of Minnesota and an MA in Arts, Festival, and Cultural Management from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh.

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COMPAS is an arts education nonprofit that puts creativity in the hands of Minnesotans, regardless of their age, background, or skills. Based in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area, COMPAS teaching artists deliver creative experiences and arts programming across Minnesota.

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.