Akronite of the Week

Meet Marissa McClellan

Your Instagram host for the week of November 24, 2019

Potrait of Marissa McClellan, @everydayakron Instagram host for the week of November 24, 2019

Meet Marissa, in her own words:

Marissa McClellan is the Executive Director for Crafty Mart where she develops and implements programming for Akron entrepreneurs and artisan makers. Marissa is also the Co-Director and co-creator of Art Bomb Brigade. Serving as Co-Director, she manages projects and supports artists and the community with public art initiatives.

Marissa is the Project Manager for Highland Square Neighborhood Association and is currently working on the Highland Square Film Festival and assists with PorchRokr in the summer months.

Marissa has also founded and continues to coordinate Akron Pug Fest, a fundraiser for One of a Kind Pets and Ohio Pug Rescue. She is a University of Akron alumni with a BFA in photography and an MA in Art Administration.

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