Michigan Legacy Art Park is led by a statewide board of directors that is actively engaged while governing. These members represent many fields of work, from artists and museum professionals to educators and business leaders.


Maree Mulvoy, President
Mark Payne, Vice President
Zach Hegg, Treasurer
Terry Tarnow, Secretary
Mary Ann Cheney, Immediate Past President

Board of Directors

Josey Ballenger
Wes Blizzard
Thomas Dawson
Kathy Eiferle
Patty Pelizzari
Maurice White


Renee Hintz, Executive Director
Kaz McCue, Artistic Director
Patricia Innis, Education Director
Troy DeShano, Communications and Special Projects Manager

Awards Received

President’s Plaque, Keep Michigan Beautiful, Inc., 2014
Governor’s Award for Innovative Tourism Collaboration, 2009
Great Lakes Cultural Award, 2004, Michigan Association of Community Arts Agencies
E. Ray Scott Award, 2005, Artserve Michigan, to Ken Stevens for Art Park Educational Programs
Governor’s Arts Award, 1998, to Crystal Mountain for MLAP Partnership
Community Arts Award, Traverse Area Arts Council

About the Art Park Founder

David Barr (b. 1939 – 2015)

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