Online Master of Arts in Arts Administration Faculty

Louis Morenga Hunt

Adjunct Professor

Louis Morenga Hunt is a faculty member and advisor in Winthrop University’s Master’s in Arts Administration program (M.A.A.A.). He has received multiple awards and recognition for his work in the U.S. and abroad, including the Community Enterprise Award and “City Shapers” Award in England, the Latin American “Excelente” Award and Mayor’s Certificate of Appreciation for his work in Charlotte, NC and Winthrop University’s Medal of Honor in the Arts Award (2010).

Morenga is also an independent contractor and consultant with three consulting firms. He provides a variety of professional consulting services to arts, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and businesses. Current and recent clients include the North Carolina Arts Council, South Carolina Arts Commission, Arts Council of York County, the City of Rock Hill, the Old Town Association of Rock Hill, the City of Lancaster (for their Performing Arts Series) and OnQ Productions (an ASC grant client in Charlotte, N.C.).

He is a former faculty member in the College of Education at Ohio State University and former faculty at Bowie State College. While in England, he served as a consultant to the Arts Council of Great Britain and the British Council and as managing director of a performing arts center in Manchester, England. He was also the former vice president of Education and Community Programs at the North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in Charlotte, N.C.

Morenga has extensive local, national and international experience and skills in arts and nonprofit administration, leadership and management, arts education, grant writing, strategic and business planning, program and project development, audience development, community engagement and participation and professional development training for artists, educators and administrators.

Morenga earned his bachelor’s and master’s degree in Education from Ohio State University, where he also conducted his Ph.D. studies (ABD).

Cathy Rumble, Ed.D.

Adjunct Professor

Cathy Rumble has more than 15 years of experience working in program development for visual and performing arts in Georgia and South Carolina. Most recently, she served as program and exhibitions director at the Aiken Center for the Arts in Aiken, S.C. Her work there included developing arts programing for constituents of all ages and abilities and curating the exhibitions for the center’s four galleries.

Among the programs she recently developed were an art camp for children with developmental and cognitive disabilities and a therapy art program for area residents living with Alzheimer’s and dementia. A special interest of hers has been coordinating educational opportunities and gallery exhibitions. Cathy holds a B.A. from Vanderbilt in Art History, an M.A.A.A. from Winthrop and an Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Alabama.

Robert Wildman, M.F.A.

Director

Robert Wildman has been a full-time arts management educator since 2003: As Associate Professor and Director of the Arts Management program at LIU Post (Long Island University/C.W. Post), and creating and directing the program in Performing Arts Management at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He has also taught since 1999 for the limited residency Arts Administration program at Goucher College, and for six years at the Yale School of Drama.

Robert was Managing Director of Connecticut Repertory Theatre at the University of Connecticut for seven years, following nine years in New Haven as Press and Marketing Director at Yale Repertory Theatre and Long Wharf Theatre. Robert has also worked at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center and Dorset Theatre Festival, as well as at the Mark Taper Forum and American Conservatory Theatre in his native California.

Robert has served on the boards of the Association of Arts Administration Educators, the North Carolina Theatre Conference, the Arts Council of Greater New Haven and the Adam Foundation. He has served on grant-making panels for the New York State Council on the Arts, the Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Theatre Communications Group, Arts/Greensboro and the Huntington Arts Council.

A graduate of Stanford University, Robert has an M.F.A. in Theatre Administration from the Yale School of Drama.

Learn more about how the online M.A.A.A. from Winthrop, taught by experienced arts administration leaders, can advance your career in the nonprofit arts. Contact a Program Manager toll-free at 833/257-1704 or request more information today.