Lyndsay Rowan McCandless became the Executive Director of Center of Wonder in the spring, 2014. After graduating from Princeton University in 1991 with degrees in Art History and Studio Art, she moved to Jackson to be a “ski-bum” for just one year. Twenty-three years later, she has evolved as a creative leader in Jackson. An artist herself, she has also taught art and art history to all ages through the New Hampton School, Snake River Institute, Art Association, National Museum of Wildlife Art and pARTners. She has been a board member of the Art Association, Teton ArtLab, and Pursue Balance. She was the Director at Martin-Harris Gallery and Heather James Fine Art. In 2008, Lyndsay was awarded the Cultural Council’s ‘Award for Creativity”. Her own gallery, Lyndsay McCandless Contemporary, was voted “Best Contemporary Gallery” in 2009 and 2010. As an Art & Culture Consultant, she helped to develop TravelStorys Downtown Gallery Tour, as interactive app for mobile electronic devices. She recently curated art shows for local artists at the Rose/Pink Garter Theatre. She is also the mother of three girls, and an avid skier and ice-hockey player.