Artist, Press Street
in New Orleans
Bob Snead is a native of Charleston, SC where he graduated Cum Laude in 2002 from the College of Charleston with a BA in Studio Art. Soon after he formed Redux Contemporary Art Center in Charleston and remained founding director of the organization until 2005 when he left to pursue graduate studies at Yale University School of Art. After receiving his MFA in painting and printmaking in 2007, he helped form the traveling artist collective Transit Antenna and spent the next two years developing community based art projects across North America. In 2011 he was named a distinguished alumnus of the College of Charleston for his extensive work with non-profit arts organizations, and he has served as a board member of the New Orleans Contemporary Art Center, an art advisory board member for St Claude Main Street, and Foundations Professor at Loyola University. He currently continues a rigorous studio practice in New Orleans where he is Executive Director of Press Street & Antenna Gallery, an organizer of the Hand-in-Glove Conference, and a board member of Common Field, a new national service organization for artist centric Projects and Spaces.
Press Street - You Belong Here
Local artist and Executive Director of Press Street, Bob Snead shares the initial idea behind this organization and it’s “We Can Do It!” spirit. In 6 minute and 40 seconds Bob compresses the 9 year history and Press Street and how it has evolved and grown.