Meg Ostrum of Montpelier received her BA from Washington University in St. Louis and was a National Endowment for the Humanities fellow in the art history/museology graduate program at the University of Minnesota. From 1978-86, she served as Museum and Visual Arts Coordinator at the (then) Vermont Council on the Arts; she has also held positions at the Vermont Folklife Center (Associate Director, 1990-2003) and CERF+ The Artists Safety Net (Director of Special Projects, 2014-2018).
Over the last 33 years, she has also been a consultant working with cultural organizations, public agencies, and artists throughout the country. Meg has edited a variety of documentary publications and anthologies of oral history and authored one book. She has served on the boards of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, The Green Mountain Film Festival, the Governor’s Institutes of Vermont, and others.