Join us on Zoom at 3 PM on Thursday, March 14th as we dive into the rich history of public art in the Cathedral District. Ginny, Kat, and Jessica will share insights, answer questions, and celebrate a huge part of what makes our neighborhood so special!


Kat Wright

Kat Wright is the Public Art Director for the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville. In this role, she provides strategic guidance, direction, and implementation of a comprehensive Arts program as the official local arts agency for the City of Jacksonville, which is further sponsored by the Florida Department of State-Division of Cultural Affairs. Kat strives to create inclusive spaces for artistic and cultural expression within Jacksonville through public art.

Jessica Santiago

Jessica Santiago is the Founder and Chief Curator of ArtRepublic Global, a curation agency that specializes in contemporary digital art and immersive public art. With over ten years of experience in the art industry, she is a digital art specialist who empowers artists and connects them with visionary brands, institutions, and collectors. Jessica is dedicated to creating authentic engagement, bridging cultural divides, and igniting economic growth through her curation and partnerships.

Ginny Myrick

A longtime Florida resident twice elected to the Jacksonville City Council, Ginny Myrick has a decades-long record of success in economic development, urban renewal and government relations. Immediately prior to assuming leadership of the Cathedral District project, Ginny served as president of Myrick Policy Group, a state and local government relations firm with a specialty in economic development. Read more >


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Cathedral District-Jax, Inc. (CDJ) is proud to introduce Community Dialogues, a combination of online and in-person events aimed at bringing together great minds to discuss the most pressing issues affecting our beloved downtown Jacksonville. Together, we can and will make a difference in our city!

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