Art lecture by Jason Franz, founder, curator, and executive director at Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati. Franz is involved in every aspect of the organization and oversees all programs. On the ground he coordinates the project submission process, jury process, and programming for exhibits and books as well as serving as the organization's primary grant writer. He is the first point of contact for most communications regarding projects and Manifest's programming and philosophy. He also designs Manifest's publications, exhibit layouts, and PR material, and maintains this website and the organization's Facebook presence, among many other sundry tasks. Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Franz attended the then museum-school, the Art Academy of Cincinnati in Eden Park and Mt. Adams, receiving his BFA degree with honors in 1988.