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National Museum of Wildlife Art Hires Development and Marketing Assistant October 2, 2013  |  Categories: Staff & Trustees

Jonathan Crosby brings expertise in visual and social media communication to job

Jackson Hole, Wyoming – October 3, 2013 – The National Museum of Wildlife Art has hired Jonathan Crosby of Lincoln, Mass., as its new Development and Marketing Assistant, announced Ponteir Sackrey, Barnes Family Director of Development & Marketing for the museum. “Jonathan will be a welcome addition to the museum, bringing expertise in visual and social mediacommunication that will support outreach strategies for the museum’s diverse audience,” says Sackrey. “The staff is excited to work with him.”

After graduating from Ohio University’s School of Visual Communication in the Scripps School of Journalism with a specialization in photojournalism, Crosby moved to Wyoming “in search of snow and big mountains.” His Jackson Hole positions before joining the National Museum of Wildlife Art team included working at the Jackson Hole News & Guide as a photojournalism intern and as assistant supervisor with the race and events department at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. His work as an editorial and documentary photographer can be viewed at www.jgcrosby.com and jgcrosby.tumblr.com, and his photos have been published in media including Australia’s Overcoat magazine and The New York Times.

“It is easy to find creative inspiration in the beautiful works of art that hang at the museum,” says Crosby about his new Jackson Hole position. “The artistic culture, community involvement, and busy event schedule make for a great place to work. I am excited to join the museum team and look forward to working with the volunteers, members, and fellow staff.”

A member of the Association of Art Museum Directors and the Museums West consortium and accredited by the American Association of Museums, the museum, officially designated the National Museum of Wildlife Art of the United States by an act of Congress in 2008, provides an exciting calendar of exhibitions from its permanent collection and changing exhibitions from around the globe.  A complete schedule of exhibitions and events is available online at www.wildlifeart.org.  The museum is also active on Facebook and on Twitter at @WildlifeArtJH.

Media Contacts: Darla Worden, WordenGroup Strategic Public Relations, 307.734.5335, darla@wordenpr.com; Ponteir Sackrey National Museum of Wildlife Art, 307.732.5444, psackrey@wildlifeart.org.