Winthrop University: CVPA Faculty and Staff Profile - Hunt, Morenga

Name:  Morenga Hunt
Title:  MAAA Advisor and Adjunct Faculty
Education:  PhD studies (ABD), Ohio State University
Master's Degree in Education, Ohio State University
BA, Education, Ohio State University
Office:  112 McLaurin Hall   
Area(s):  Arts Administration; Non-profit Management; Education & Arts in Education; Audience Development & Non-Traditional Marketing; and Community Engagement & Collaboration


College of Visual and Performing Arts

Faculty & Staff Profiles

Morenga Hunt is a faculty/advisor in Winthrop University's Master's in Arts Administration program (MAAA). He has received multiple awards and recognition for his work in the USA and abroad, including the Community Enterprise Award and "City Shapers" Award, in England, the Latin American "Excelente" Award and Mayor's Certificate of Appreciation for his work in Charlotte, NC, and Winthrop University's Medal of Honor in the Arts Award (2010).

Morenga is also an independent contractor, and consultant with three consulting firms. He provides a variety of professional consulting services to arts, non-profit, and for-profit organizations and businesses. Current and recent clients include: North Carolina Arts Council; South Carolina Arts Commission; Arts Council of York County; the City of Rock Hill; the Old Town Association of Rock Hill, SC; the City of Lancaster, SC (for their Performing Arts Series); and the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance, Dayton, Ohio.

He is a graduate of, and former faculty in, the College of Education at Ohio State University, and former faculty at Bowie State College. While in England he served as a consultant to the Arts Council of Great Britain and the British Council, and as managing director of a performing arts center in Manchester, England, UK. He was also the former VP of Education and Community Programs at the North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in Charlotte, NC.

Morenga has extensive local, national, and international experience and skills in arts and non-profit administration, leadership and management, arts education, grant writing, strategic and business planning, program and project development, audience development, community engagement and participation, and professional development training for artists, educators, and administrators.

As an active arts advocate, Morenga has served on the board of ArtsNC and the SC Arts Alliance (current Exec. Committee member).  He co-presented at multiple AAAE annual conferences on assessment models and strategies, and on the inclusion of cultural equity and social justice curriculum within arts administration or management.

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