July 12, 2022

Greenville Center for Creative Arts Names New Development Director

Greenville, SC –  The Greenville Center for Creative Arts (GCCA) has named Chelsea Rudisill as its next Development Director. As the newest member of the GCCA team, Chelsea brings extensive experience providing strategic direction and generating funds to support and sustain high-impact nonprofit organizations.

Chelsea is a native of Greenville, SC. She is a Certified Fund Raising Executive and has previously held development positions at the Peace Center in Greenville, Asheville Art Museum in Asheville, NC, and Richland Library in Columbia, SC. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Policy from Duke University and a master’s degree in Arts Administration from Winthrop University. Chelsea is an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and served as a 2020 and 2021 committee member for AFP Global’s Women’s Impact Initiative.

“We are extremely excited to have Chelsea join our team. Her fundraising and grant writing experience, coupled with her interest in the arts, makes her a tremendous asset,” explains Jess Burgess, GCCA’s CEO. “GCCA works tirelessly to bring high-quality accessible arts experiences and education to the community of Greenville. Chelsea’s expertise will help the organization develop a funding model that supports our mission and programs to continue to make a lasting impact for Upstate South Carolina.” 

Chelsea comments: “I am thrilled to be joining the team at Greenville Center for Creative Arts and look forward to helping build sustainable support to strengthen visual arts engagement and provide resources for emerging artists.” 

Please consider joining us for our 7th Annual Showcase on Friday, August 5, 2022, from 6-9 PM, and greet Chelsea to welcome her to our team. 

About GCCA

Greenville Center for Creative Arts is a non-profit organization that aims to enrich the cultural fabric of the community through visual arts promotion, education, and inspiration. For more information, visit, call 864-735-3948, or check out GCCA on Facebook (Greenville Center for Creative Arts) & Instagram (@artcentergvl).