The Washington Art Association has announced the addition of Joy Wulke as director.

Ms. Wulke has a distinguished career as an educational coordinator, project initiator, producer, grant writer, public artist and presenter.

She was the public art administrator with the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism from 1999-2005, and was the founding director of the 19-year-old nonprofit Project2k, which bridges the gap between art, science and the environment.

She has created international competitions for themed exhibitions, collaboratively designed public multimedia performances and spearheaded educational programs for children in kindergarten through grade 12 and youth summer camps for the Yale Peabody Museum.

Ms. Wulke is also a nationally recognized award-winning sculptor and photographer.

Since receiving a master's of environmental design degree from Yale in 1974, she has had numerous exhibitions and participated in group exhibitions in the USA, Europe and Japan, and has received several awards, including three Connecticut Commission on the Arts artist grants, two New England Foundation on the Arts artist grants, Women of Innovation in the Community (CT Tech Council) and an Achievement Award for Environmental Education.

Her commissions span the country, and her work has been widely published in several books.

For more information, call the WAA at 860-868-2878.