Dr. Melissa Crum is an artist, author, researcher, and founder of Mosaic Education Network, LLC. Mosaic Education Network is a consulting company that infuses the arts, research, storytelling and critical thinking into professional development, community building and curriculum development. Mosaic helps participants have healthy ways of thinking about themselves, their future and their connection to a diverse world. She has conducted professional development trainings, given presentations and facilitated projects across the United States and internationally.
Dr. Crum took her love of art, education, community and entrepreneurship to connect local early career artists with business specialists creating the ARTrepreneur Workshop Series (AWS) in collaboration with the Barnett Center for Integrated Arts and Enterprise at The Ohio State University. Dr. Crum has published on, facilitated workshops and shared the work of AWS with The Juilliard School, New York University Tisch School for the Arts, Columbus College of Art and Design and other schools across the country. Find out more about AWS and how we are working to help artists make their passion their profit: https://vimeo.com/228077901