Fairfax N. Dorn

Co-Founder at Ballroom Marfa

Fairfax N. Dorn

Fairfax N. Dorn

Co-Founder at Ballroom Marfa

Biography

Fairfax N. Dorn founded Ballroom Marfa. She is on the board of Whitney Museum of American Art and Artistic Director at Ballroom Marfa.

Overview
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Ballroom Marfa

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Number of Boards

7

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Vice President at Whitney Museum of American Art

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Interim Executive Director at Ballroom Marfa

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Executive Director at Ballroom Marfa

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Alice Pratt Brown Director at Whitney Museum of American Art

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President & Trustee at Exit Art - The First World, Inc.

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President at Ballroom Marfa

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Co-President at Judd Foundation

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Co-President at Judd Foundation

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Co-Founder at VW (Veneklasen/Werner)

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Member, Board of Trustees at Ballroom Marfa

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Fairfax N. Dorn
Co-Founder at Ballroom Marfa
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Art History
Class of 1998

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest public universities in the United States and is the largest institution of The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, the university has grown from a single building, eight teachers, two departments and 221 students to a 350-acre main campus with 17 colleges and schools, about 24,000 faculty and staff, and more than 50,000 students.

Career History
Co-Founder
2003 - Current

To operate an exhibition facility and provide artistic and cultural events in Marfa, Texas through visual art, film, music performances, and conversation.

Membership & Exhibition Coordinator
2000 - 2002

Exit Art is a non-profit cultural center established in 1982. Located in Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan, New York City, United States, the two-story gallery exhibits contemporary visual art, installation, video, theater, and performance. Jeanette Ingberman and Papo Colo founded Exit Art as an alternative exhibition space.

Development Coordinator
Prior

Whitney Museum of American Art exhibits or sells artwork. The museum was founded by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney in 1930 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Member, Brown Family Fund Committee
Prior

The Brown Foundation, Inc. was founded in July 1951 by Herman and Margarett Root Brown and George R. and Alice Pratt Brown. Since its inception it has awarded more than $1.26 billion in grants through the fiscal year ending June 30, 2011. Of these funds, approximately 80% were awarded within the State of Texas with special emphasis on the City of Houston. MISSION STATEMENT The purpose of The Brown Foundation, Inc. is to distribute funds for public charitable purposes, principally for support, encouragement and assistance to education, the arts and community service. AREAS OF CURRENT INTEREST The Brown Foundation's current emphasis is in the field of public education at the primary and secondary levels. The Foundation will focus on supporting non-traditional and innovative approaches which are designed to improve public education primarily within the State of Texas. The visual and performing arts remain a principal area of interest. The Foundation also supports community service projects which serve the needs of children and families.

Member, Board of Visitors
Prior
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 - $10K
2009

Outward Bound International, Inc. is an American nonprofit company located in Garrison, NY. The firm operates as membership and support organization to schools.

Political Donations
$1,000
2008

Treasurer at Texas Access to Justice Foundation

$500
2006

Former Executive Director at The Arca Foundation

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