Genna Moe was raised on the California coast and now calls the Colorado Rocky Mountains home. Previously the Executive Director of the Art Base in Basalt, Colorado, Genna lead the organization through a comprehensive rebranding and achieved significant financial and organizational growth, resulting in Town Council authorization for new facilities that promise regional influence. In 2016, Genna was named among the “Top 20 Most Influential Young Professionals Under 40”by ColoradoBiz magazine.
Genna’s dedication to increasing access to arts, culture, and ideas has been demonstrated in many ways, including her art and healing efforts at the University of Washington, Seattle Medical Center, curriculum development for UC Berkeley’s Youth Arts & Outdoors, management of the City of Aspen’s Wheeler Opera House, development of outreach programs for the Aspen Art Museum, and the evolution of the Art Base into a vital part of the Roaring Fork Valley community.
Genna holds dual degrees in Interdisciplinary Visual Art and Art History from the University of Washington, including a two-year undergraduate fellowship in Italy, and a Master of Liberal Studies in Nonprofit Management from the University of Denver. With established roots in Aspen, she is past President of the Aspen Young Professionals Association, a graduate of Roaring Fork Leadership, prior coach for Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club, and serves on the City of Aspen’s Kids First Advisory Board.