Margot Knight

knightMargot H. Knight has been Executive Director of Djerassi Resident Artists Program since 2011.  In that role, she developed a month-long summer residency (Scientific Delirium Madness) in collaboration with LEONARDO that provides 12 artists and scientists time and space to explore their interests both independently and together.  Previous positions include President & CEO of United Arts of Central Florida, United Arts of Raleigh & Wake County, Executive Director of the Idaho Commission on the Arts, and Assistant Director of the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies.  She has served on the boards of the Orlando Chamber of Commerce, Visit Orlando, and the Private Sector Council of Americans for the Arts.  She lives on the Artists’ Program property in the Santa Cruz Mountains south of San Francisco with her husband, Nick Walsh, and two cats. She tweets as @artsmargot, @artandsky, #djerassi and FB as Margot Haliday Knight.