"These classes serve as the cocoon that allows us to metamorphose from convicted felons to desirable neighbors"
ArtSpring Executive Director
Nicole Patten is a Florida-licensed Certified Public Accountant. Nicole is one of the original company members of ArtSpring and began assisting with the Inside Out program in 1995.
ArtSpring Founder, Artistic Director, and Board President
Leslie Neal, a nationally recognized choreographer and arts educator, began teaching Inside Out, an interdisciplinary arts program for incarcerated women, in 1994.
ArtSpring Board Vice President
Janice Billie has been a Board Member since 2006. Janice is a former participant of the Inside Out workshop and serves as an ambassador for the women served by ArtSpring.