Marie Vickles, is the Director of Education at the Pérez Art Museum Miami and has served in various roles within the Education department since October 2013. Marie also maintains an active practice as an independent curator with work on over 30 exhibitions, and is the Curator-in-Residence at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex.
She has administered and organized arts educational programs, workshops and exhibitions across the United States and the Caribbean for over 15 years. Marie completed her studies at F.I.T. in New York City, and Florida State University which includes degrees in both Visual Arts and Public Administration. Marie currently serves the City of Miami as a board member of the Arts and Entertainment Council.
In her work as an arts educator she is concerned with the development of new ways to bridge the connections between creativity andcommunity engagement – with the goal of supporting equity, sustainability and access for all, through the arts.