Annie Kennedy has been selected to be the new curator of education at the Salt Lake Art Center. Kennedy comes to the Art Center from the Park City Kimball Art Center, having served as its director of education and volunteer coordinator. She is also an adjunct professor at Westminster College.
In 2001, Kennedy received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. During her time at RISD, she spent a year studying in Rome as part of the school's European Honors Program. In 2004, she earned her MFA from the Parsons School of Design in New York. There she received the Graduate Student of Merit Award.
Her career as an artist also has won recognition. In 2004, she was awarded an artist in residence grant from the Salt Lake Arts Council. The following year she received an individual artist project grant from the Utah Arts Council.