Frisco Arts

Frisco Arts | Board

Frisco Arts Board Members are active in the community and strive to support and promote Frisco Arts, the Frisco Discovery Center, and the local arts groups.

Current President: Korinna Kirchhoff

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Korinna graduated from UT Austin and now teaches Special Education. Since moving to Dallas in 2006, she has been an active volunteer and participant in the Frisco community, including the promotion of local arts and culture through Frisco Arts.

 

Board Members:

 

 

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David Natinsky - Treasurer

Aside from serving as Frisco Arts President, David does Production Management for festivals, theatre, and concerts throughout the DFW area and serves as president of SAGE/Quick Technologies, Inc., a leading service provider of business management tools for the promotional products industry. He received his BFA from the College of Santa Fe.

 

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Sheacy Thompson - Secretary

Sheacy Thompson graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington earning a Master of Arts degree in 2002 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1998, both in Political Science.  For over 10 years, she has worked as District Director for State Senator Ken Paxton.  Prior to that, she worked as an Associate Professor of Government for Collin College, a Government Affairs Officer for KERA 13 and KERA 90.1, and Staff Assistant for former United States Senator Phil Gramm.  Sheacy enjoys photography, travelling, culinary arts and spending time with her husband, Chris and their daughters, Kathryn and Audrey.

 

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Tammy Meinershagen

Tammy Meinershagen is a pianist and violinist originally from Chicago, IL, earning her B.M. in Piano Performance at Northwestern University.  Her family moved to Frisco in 2004, and she now teaches private lessons at home as well as at Pioneer Heritage Middle School.  Aside from recently joining the Frisco Arts Board, Tammy tirelessly volunteers as President Elect of the Frisco Music Teachers Association, PR/Marketing Chair of the Texas Music Teachers Association, Host of Frisco's monthly Classical Open Mic nights at Cedars Woodfire Grill, North Dallas Events Director with Open Classical DFW, and a member of the 2014-2015 Citizen Bond Committee.  You can also find her performing locally and on YouTube as Frisco Violin Girl, playing pop, jazz, and metal on her electric violin!  Tammy's love of music and passion for the arts is infectious, and she looks forward to helping Frisco become the place to be for the arts!

 

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Julie Shipp

Julie Shipp received her BFA Degree in Drawing/Painting and BFA in Art History from the University of North Texas in 2000.  In 2005, Shipp completed her Master's of Fine Arts Degree in Painting while directing the UTSA Satellite Space Gallery in the Blue Star Arts District of San Antonio.  Her artwork has been included in such collections as Neiman-Marcus Collection, the UTSA Collection, the AT&T Center (San Antonio Spurs Collection), and the UT Health Science Research Center. Currently, Shipp maintains her art studio and is a Professor of Art at Collin College.