Hilary Wittmann, Executive Director • [email protected]
Hilary Wittmann joined The New Canaan Society for the Arts, Inc. (NCSA) as Executive Director in fall of 2016 and is responsible for all operations of the Carriage Barn, a community-focused arts organization and gallery. A New Canaan resident, she joins the arts organization with experience in exhibition management, marketing and community outreach initiatives. Hilary sits onf the board of the Fritz Eager Foundation for Art Education Inc in New Canaan, the Executive Director Network steering committee of the Fairfield County Cultural Alliance, and on the Exhibit Advisory Committee for the New Canaan Sculpture Trail.
Hilary previously served as Marketing Director for the Ridgefield Playhouse and New Canaan Nature Center where she handled strategic initiatives and promotion for hundreds of live events with organizational precision and expertise. Prior to this she spent 15 years in the publishing industry, including ten years at The Hearst Corporation where she was the Associate Publisher / Marketing for CosmoGirl Magazine. She graduated from St. Lawrence University with a BA in Fine Arts. “I am so delighted to be a part of the Carriage Barn Arts Center. As this organization enters its 40th year, I look forward to continuing to involve the community and showcase the work of talented artists and performers. My career began in the Arts with curatorial and gallery experience, and I am excited to reconnect with these passions”, Hilary stated.
Jennifer Hladick, Exhibition & Event Manager • [email protected]
Jenn Hladick joined the Carriage Barn in 2019 and assists with visitor services and exhibition coordination. She also helps oversee rentals, community outreach and volunteer programs. Jenn previously worked in the field of social services and education and lives in New Canaan with her family where she is an active community volunteer for a number of local organizations.
Aimee Harkins, Part-time Bookkeeper
Evelyn Harvey, Freelance Digital Marketing Coordinator
Evelyn Harvey has worked in various capacities Carriage Barn Arts Center since the fall of 2016. She currently assits with the design and creation of exhibition graphics and digital marketing campaigns. A graduate of New Canaan High School, Harvey is a professional artist with a BFA in Painting and a minor in Art History from Pratt Institute. She is currently pursuing her MFA from Savannah College of Art and Design.