Meralee Fredenburgh, Executive Director

Meralee brings a wealth of marketing, fundraising, and nonprofit leadership experience to the Arts of Great Falls. Meralee partners with Julie Casso, Director of School, and collaborates with the resident artists and the AGF Board of Directors. 

Julie Casso, Director of School

Julie has been with The Arts of Great Falls since 2012. She served as Executive Director for ten years before focusing on art education as the Director of School in 2022. Julie’s professional non-profit experience and excellent communication skills are a key asset for the foundation.


Richard Kelly – Chairman

John Francis McCabe – Director, Secretary

Natalie Lorenz Anderson – Director, Treasurer

Anthony Pappas – Director

Tom Tucker – Director


Jill Banks, Oil Painting

Bethanne Kinsella Cople, Oil Painting

Marcia Klioze, Oil Painting and Drawing

Lori Simmerman Goll, Pastel

Rajendra KC, Watercolor

Joyce Lee, Oil Painting

Michela Mansuino, Multiple Mediums

JJ Singh, Precious Metal Clay Jewelry