Kendall A. Curlee
Director of Communications
Kendall Curlee brings more than 25 years of experience working with educational and arts organizations to her job, including 15 years at the University of Arkansas as director of communications for the Honors College and before that, the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design. She launched A+ Magazine and has developed award-winning videos, websites and a documentary film for the Honors College.
Curlee gained valuable experience planning communications for Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. She also draws on experience writing profiles for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, coordinating public relations for the Fayetteville Public Library and editing illustrations and arts coverage for the six-volume Handbook of Texas published by the Texas State Historical Association. She began her career helping to coordinate an international loan exhibition, The Sforza Court: Milan in the Renaissance 1450-1535, for the Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery (now the Blanton Art Museum).
Curlee earned a master’s degree in art history and a Plan II bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Texas at Austin.
Gold Telly Award, 2019, "Television: Educational Institution," Buen Camino documentary.
Silver Telly Award, 2019, "Television: Writing," Buen Camino documentary.
CASE District III Award of Excellence, 2019, "Recruitment Website or Microsite," Honors Passport website.
CASE District III Special Merit Award, 2018, "Recruitment Video," Postcards from Peru video.
CASE District III Award of Excellence, 2017, "Programs and Projects/Sub Unit Campaign," This is Your Classroom study abroad campaign.
CASE District III Special Merit Award, 2017, "Electronic and Digital Media/Recruitment Video," Mozambique: Making a Difference video.
Silver Telly Award, 2016, "Web Series," This is Your Classroom video series
Bronze Telly Award, 2016, "Education," Mozambique: Making a Difference video.
Bronze Telly Award, 2016, "Copywriting," Mozambique: Making a Difference video.