Staff

  • Bob Bailey

    Facilities Manager Chief Engineer

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    Bob received his MFA in Sculpture from Virginia Commonwealth University. He studied at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and was twice a fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center. He is also a member of the Visual Committee. Bob lives in Truro

  • Naya Bricher

    Administration, Technology and Development Coordinator

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    Naya joined the Fine Arts Work Center in June 2014 after a summer internship in 2012. She graduated from Smith College with a degree in studio art. Naya is an emerging artist, dancer and freelance curator. She grew up in Kent, Connecticut, and now lives in Provincetown.

  • Melenie Flynn

    Grantwriter

    Melenie joined the Work Center in August 2012. She is a freelance writer and editor, and she received her MFA in Acting from California Institute of the Arts. She has performed at The New York Theatre Workshop, The Kitchen, Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre, and The Payomet Theatre. She began her own creative writing by developing monologues for a solo performance piece and is currently working on a book.

  • Kelle Groom

    Summer Program Director

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    Kelle joined the Fine Arts Work Center in February 2015 after serving as Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at Sierra Nevada College, Lake Tahoe where she is now on the faculty of the SNC low-residency MFA program. Prior to this, she was a Black Mountain Institute Fellow at the Library of Congress and at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. Her extensive nonprofit experience includes five years as Communications & Grants Manager for Atlantic Center for the Arts and three years as Director of Grants Administration for the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida. She began her nonprofit career as Associate Director of Development for Orlando Opera. Her work appears in The New Yorker, New York Times, Ploughshares, Poetry, and Best American Poetry. Kelle’s books include a memoir, I Wore the Ocean in the Shape of a Girl (Simon & Schuster) and three poetry collections, Five Kingdoms and Luckily, both from Anhinga Press, and Underwater City (University Press of Florida).  She is a 2014 NEA Literature Fellow in Prose and 2014 James Merrill House Writer-in-Residence. A Massachusetts native, she now lives in Provincetown.

  • Gemma Leghorn

    Online Writing Assistant

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    Gemma joined the Fine Arts Work Center in June 2010. She graduated from Bowdoin College with a degree in English, and previously worked as a freelance writer. She grew up in Boston, Massachusetts, and now lives in Provincetown.

  • Jill McDonough

    Online Writing Coordinator

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     Jill’s books of poems include Habeas Corpus (Salt, 2008), Oh, James! (Seven Kitchens, 2012), and Where You Live (Salt, 2012). The recipient of three Pushcart prizes and fellowships from the NEA, NYPL, FAWC, and Stanford, her work appears in Slate, The Threepenny Review, and Best American Poetry. She directs the MFA program at UMass-Boston and 24PearlStreet, the Fine Arts Work Center online writing program.

  • Cary Raymond

    Marketing & Communications

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    Cary specializes in the creation, implementation and management of comprehensive image development, marketing, strategic philanthropy and public relations programs for corporations and nonprofit organizations. He holds degrees in design from the University of Florida and in architecture from Syracuse University. He has been consulting with the Work Center since April 2011.

  • Vicky Tomayko

    Print Studio Manager

    Vicky Tomayko is an artist and printmaker who works with a variety of techniques to create one-of-a-kind prints. She teaches at Cape Cod Community College, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, and at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown's Summer Program. She manages the print studio for the Work Center during the seven-month, Fellowship Residency Program, and for the Massachusetts College of Art Low-Residency Masters Program, providing workshops and one-on-one instruction.

  • Dawn Walsh

    Summer Program Associate and Community Outreach Coordinator

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    Dawn joined the Fine Arts Work Center in June 2015. She received an MFA in Creating Writing from Rutgers University-Camden and is currently working on a memoir.  While at Rutgers, she served as Program Manager for both the MFA Program and the Women’s and Gender Studies Program and taught as adjunct faculty for the English Department and the Women’s and Gender Studies Program. Dawn also has received an MA in Women’s History from Sarah Lawrence College, where she worked as Program Coordinator for the LGBTQ Studies Program. Other non-profit work includes serving as Program Manager for Soroptimist International of the Americas and as a Vaid Fellow for the Policy Institute of the National LGBTQ Task Force. 

  • Dawn Zimiles

    Designer & Webmaster

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    Dawn joined the Work Center in 2002. She received a BFA from Parsons School of Design specializing in sculpture. She has lived in Provincetown since 2001 where she paints and works in mixed media, creates 3D animations, plays guitar and builds websites.