Ann Arnold-Ogden

Executive Director

Ann Arnold-Ogden was engaged by The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture in 2017 to provide guidance for increasing the agency’s visibility in the community. Her background in marketing and community development through the arts has enabled her to facilitate major city-wide projects, working collaboratively with the public and private sectors.

Ann received a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin and Master of Arts & Arts Administration from Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland.

She was named Wichita Falls Times Record News 20 Under 40. Ann currently serves on the board of directors of Texans for the Arts, a non-partisan statewide arts advocacy organization.

Ann and her husband, James, have one son and two locally adopted dogs.

Nadia Menchaca

Community Arts Coordinator

Nadia is the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture’s Community Arts Coordinator. She started with The Alliance in the summer of 2022 as an intern, managing a 9-county cultural asset mapping project for the organization. Her role has expanded to include managing the City of Wichita Falls Arts and Culture Grant Program and the Arts & Culture Calendar of Events.

Nadia received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Midwestern State University in December 2023. Although she experiments with a wide variety of media, her major emphasis consists of painting and photography.

AmbeR Day Scott

Program Manager

Amber Day Scott earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Midwestern State University in 2001. She experiments with new formats to produce large-scale temporary pieces of public art. Amber is a natural collaborator with a knack for bringing the public and the creative sector together to experiment with creative expression.

Amber serves as a liaison to area museums for the Alliance’s Regional Museum Network and manages A+ Projects for the Alliance. She is an energetic member of the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture’s Teaching Artist Learning Lab, providing art classes for children in the community.

Amber has been a resident artist at the Wichita Falls Public Library, the Kemp Center for the Arts, and Southside Youth Senter. Her work has been exhibited at 9th Street Studios, Fain Fine Arts Gallery, and the Kemp Center for the Arts.

Ferdine LeBlanc

Program Manager - Art in Public Places

Ferdine Le Blanc is an accomplished Multimedia Sculpture and Sketch artist living and working in Wichita Falls, Texas. A native of the Caribbean Island of Dominica, Le Blanc holds an Associate Degree in Biology from Dominica State College, in the Commonwealth of Dominica (W.I.), and a Bachelor of Fine Arts with All-Level Teacher Certification from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX.

Ferdine serves as the Project Manager for Art in Public Projects for The Alliance, overseeing projects from development through installation. One of his key interests as an artist is considering the intersections between social justice, culture, race, and diversity. Ferdine participated in the Lincoln Center Institute Teaching Artist Learning Lab presented by the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture. His experience as a Teaching Artist was enhanced by the students he encountered while facilitating summer arts camps at various community learning centers in Wichita Falls.

Ferdine previously served as a temporary gallery assistant for the Museum of North Texas History during their recent exhibition of Beisbol, a touring exhibition from the National Negro Baseball Leagues Museum. His work with the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture focuses on providing arts learning activities for students in the area and supporting projects initiated by the organization to increase access to arts programs for students and their teachers.

His work has been exhibited at the University of Texas in Tyler Upcoming Students Art Exhibition, Texas Tech University Sculpture Symposium, and 9th Street Studios’ “An American Experience” exhibition.