2021 BGIF Virtual Art Show curator:
Jack LeSieur is the Director and Curator at the Downing Museum at the Baker Arboretum, located in Bowling Green, KY. A Brownsville, native, Jack attended WKU for both undergraduate and graduate studies (Interior Design & Anthropology ’12/Folk Studies ’14). He is an artist who enjoys a mixed media approach to creating, typically achieved through painting, collaging, printmaking, drawing, and stitching, to name a few. A classically-trained pianist (and a former violinist/violist), Jack was a charter member of the Bowling Green Youth Orchestra and has played both professionally and privately for over twenty years. Jack is proud to call Bowling Green home and enjoys working with regional artists from all walks of life. He recently launched a podcast, Art Actuel, where he interviews southcentral KY artists about their inspirations and creations. He enjoys advocating for the arts and promoting the arts as a means of youth and social expression. Jack lives with his partner (Brent), dog (Edie), and cockatoo (Coco).