General Inquiries / Event RSVPs
302-577-8278

Division Staff


Paul Weagraff
Director

302-577-8278
Wilmington
Contact Paul for:

  • Arts policy questions
  • Agency funding and financial questions
  • Agency partnerships (regional and national)
  • Arts Stabilization Fund

Kristin Pleasanton
Deputy Director

302-577-8284
Dover
Contact Kristin for:

  • Agency partnerships (state)
  • Arts Summit
  • Training/Technical Assistance
  • NAP State Employee Exhibition
  • New initiatives

Program Staff


Sheila Dean Ross
Program Officer
Arts Education and Accessibility
302-577-8286
Wilmington
Contact Sheila for:

  • Arts Education/Lifelong Learning
  • Education Resource, Artist Residency, TranspARTation Grants
  • Accessibility (ADA/504 information)
  • Poetry Out Loud

Roxanne Stanulis
Program Officer
Artist Programs and Services

302-577-8283
Dover
Contact Roxanne for:

  • Individual Artist Fellowships
  • Artist Opportunity Grants
  • Visual Images Registry
  • Individual artist inquiries
  • Mezzanine Gallery
  • Delaware Artist Roster
  • Poet Laureate

Leeann Wallett
Program Officer
Communications and Marketing

302-577-8280
Wilmington
Contact Leeann for:

  • Arts E-News / Division informational emails
  • DelawareScene.com / Scene Stealers Email / What's On mobile app
  • Division Website
  • Division marketing and advertising
  • Media relations / News releases
  • Publications
  • Social Media

Katie West
Program Officer
Organization Support

302-577-8287
Wilmington
Contact Katie for:

  • Grant review panels and process
  • eGrant
  • General Operating Support, Project Support, Arts Access, and StartUp Grants
  • On-site Evaluations
  • Performing Arts Presenters Network

Administrative Staff

Gwen Henderson

Administrative Specialist
Grants Processing and Data Management
302-577-8282
Wilmington
Contact Gwen for:

  • Tracking questions related to grant applications, reports, and supplemental materials
  • Grant-related communications and forms
  • Agency contact information

Dana Wise
Administrative Specialist
Office Manager and Council Logistics/Correspondence

302-577-8278
Wilmington
Contact Dana for:

  • General agency-related questions
  • Council logistics and correspondence
  • Special event registration
  • Onsite evaluation logistics

Special Projects (part-time)

JoAnn Balingit

Coordinator, Poetry Out Loud & Scholastic Writing programs
302-577-8278
Wilmington

Bruce Decker
Mezzanine Gallery Coordinator
302-577-8290
Wilmington