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Celeste Ivory

Published September 3, 2019

Operations Manager
Facility for Arts Research (FAR)



Areas of Responsibility

My role at FAR includes facilitating projects for guest artists, overseeing smooth operation of the labs, providing the logistical backbone to the FAR & Away Residency program, overseeing the FAR budget, maintenance of tools and equipment, maintaining FAR website and promotions, and serving as a liaison with FSU and CFA Facilities.


Florida State University
2019 Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art
2003 Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology

University of Florida IFAS
2003 Certified Coastal Systems Master Naturalist, Florida Master Naturalist Program

CORE Institute School of Massage Therapy
1996 Licensed Massage Therapist


Celeste Ivory is a visual artist based in Tallahassee, the capital city of the Sunshine State. Ivory holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Studio Art, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from Florida State University. She was employed with the Florida Department of State in historic preservation for a decade. Her many craft practice and artmaking experiences led her to found Ivory Tower Collective, a creative arts workspace and an exhibit venue, and return to FSU to pursue the field of studio art as a career.