Darrow is the Executive Director of ArtsATL. ArtsATL is a non-profit organization that promotes a healthy and vibrant arts community in metro Atlanta. ArtsATL does this by providing a combination of thoughtful, critical analysis, news resources, commentary, programming and in-depth features of the city’s vibrant arts scene across all disciplines – visual art, design, music, dance, theater, books and film.
She is Co-Founder and the previous executive director of BURNAWAY. Founded in 2008, BURNAWAY is an Atlanta-based non-profit organization whose mission is to provide coverage of the arts in and from Atlanta and the South, to support the vibrant creative communities in our region, to increase national recognition of our region’s artists and organizations, and to foster new voices for the arts. We fulfill this mission through our online arts publication, our Art Writers Mentorship Program, the Atlanta Art Guide, writing workshops, an annual print publication, and public talks.
Darrow was named one of the top 30 nonprofit leaders in Atlanta under the age of 30 by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits in 2013 and honored by Georgia Trend in 40 Under 40 in 2014. She is on the Atlanta Regional Commission’s innovation committee, the board of directors of Georgia Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts and the advisory committee for Atlanta Celebrates Photography. A member of the 2014 class of Arts Leaders of Metro Atlanta, the Atlanta native received a B.A. in art history from the University of Georgia in 2007 and an M.A. in art history from Georgia State University in 2013.