Tori Bush earned an MA in Arts Administration at the University of New Orleans in 2011. She is currently Operations Manager at artist initiative New Orleans Airlift/Dithyrambalina and is a freelance writer for arts publications such as Art in America, ArtVoices, Daily Serving, Pelican Bomb and The Art Newspaper. She also is a consultant for clients such as the Joan Mitchell Foundation. Tori previously was Program Director for the Creative Alliance of New Orleans (non-profit) (2011-2013). "The Fine Art Department at UNC Asheville is made up of supportive faculty who continue to offer me advice and knowledge to this day. UNC Asheville prepared me to be competitive and creative in the academic and professional world."