Project Manager


Kathryn Ervin

Kathryn Ervin is a visual artist from Western North Carolina. She has a passion for creating environments where creativity and curiosity flourish and she typically does this through facilitating art-scavenger hunts and studio art initiatives. She believes this type of whole-person approach to formation is important for building a community that can flourish and be fully known. Kathryn enjoys running, biking, and jumping on trampolines in her free time. You can learn more about her projects here.

Student Contributers


Individuals passionate about the history and legacy of this community.

Partnering organizations

Openfields designs custom learning and leadership experiences to help organizations unlock creative capacity, engage community, build networks, and inspire systems impact

Grady Powell

Grady is an experienced strategist, program designer, non-profit executive, entrepreneur, and creative catalyst with a passion for building partnerships, developing leaders, and exploring systems innovation to drive social impact.

At Openfields his clients include: Michelin, LeaderComm, Institute for Child Success, Reach Out and Read, Hollingsworth Funds, Mary Black Foundation, Pathwright, Furman University, and Redeemer Center for Faith + Work.

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