Grace assists with communications and development needs for SMIF. She has a love for writing and designing and especially enjoys her time spent gathering stories from around southern Minnesota. Grace began as an intern for SMIF in May 2017 and was hired on full-time in May 2019 after graduating from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities where she received her B.A. in Communication Studies. Outside of working for SMIF, Grace enjoys playing and teaching cello, knitting, and spending time with her adorable nieces.
What is one of your favorite southern Minnesota festivals/events?
I am from Owatonna so I enjoy Crazy Days and Art on the Hills.
What is one of your favorite things about living in southern Minnesota?
I’ve lived in Minneapolis for school, but the serenity and beauty of southern Minnesota drew me back. I know I want to stay living in this area.