Jennifer Pickering is the Founder & Executive Director of LEAF Community Arts also known simply as “LEAF” which is celebrating its 22nd year. LEAF’s mission is connecting cultures & creating communities through music & arts. This is fulfilled through 2 engaging signature events: LEAF Festival in Black Mountain and LEAF Downtown AVL. Year-round, LEAF cultural arts education programs come alive locally through LEAF Schools & Streets, and supporting culture keepers in 10 countries through LEAF International.
LEAF Community Arts, Executive Director