Staff

Hollis R. Chase, Executive Fellow
Hollis brings more than 25 years of experience as a business strategist and facilitator to her role as Executive Fellow at The Art Connection. She continues to work with us to reinvigorate our programs and evolve our business model toward sustainability. Throughout her career, Hollis has leveraged her business acumen to help her clients to expand new business opportunities, develop and implement sales strategies and create sustainable programs. As an avid fused glass artist and photographer —Hollis has personally worked with artists to expand their businesses, so she has a particular appreciation of the artist community and is excited to be a part of The Art Connection.

Sarah B. Shallbetter,
Program & Volunteer Coordinator
Sarah is a working artist and supports a wide range of critical operational and administrative functions with strong organizational skills. She is passionate about building strong, mutually beneficial relationships with a broad and diverse constituency. Along with a wealth of organizational knowledge, she understands the important role that arts and culture plays in making Greater Boston a unique and exciting place.

chanel-thervilChanel Thervil, Program Manager
Chanel is an artist and educator with an interest in all things art and community. She has a B.F.A. in Painting from Pace University, an M.A. in Art Education from Mass Art, and a K-12 teaching certification in Visual Arts. She brings with her a strong background in and passion for social justice and empowering diverse communities with art, most recently at MassArt’s Center for Art and Community Partnerships and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. She is ecstatic about joining forces with The Art Connection to continue exploring the many ways art can enliven shared spaces.

James R. Maguire, Bookkeeper