Angela Seals is a creative leader, project manager, program designer, and speaker with 20 years of professional experience working with nonprofits. Before launching Relevant Project Studio, she built a reputation for dynamic and collaborative impact at the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region in Colorado Springs, CO, the Children’s Museum of PIttsburgh, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust / Pittsburgh Dance Council and Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, and the Corcoran College of Art + Design in Washington, D.C. She is an inspiring public speaker and hosted the “Peak Radar Live” online show from 2016-2022 among other multimedia projects. She lives in Downtown Colorado Springs with her husband and son.
Angela Seals has built a strong reputation as a creative project manager, leader, advocate, and speaker over an almost 20-year career spanning Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh, PA, and Colorado Springs, CO.
Angela served 9 dynamic years on the staff of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, the local arts agency for El Paso & Teller counties of Colorado. During that time, she lead communications, partnerships, grant writing, and major programs including the ten-year regional cultural planning initiative “Arts Vision 2030”, the award-winning “Elevated by Art” campaign, the Peak Arts Prize, and the Business + Arts Lunch in coordination with the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC. She produced and hosted the “Peak Radar Live” online show and podcast in various forms from 2016-2022, becoming a well-loved voice for the regional arts scene as a speaker, emcee, and host. Angela served on the City of Colorado Springs’ Lodging and Auto Rental Tax citizen advisory committee and Public Art Master Plan steering committee, the Board of Visit Colorado Springs, and a variety of juries and committees with a focus on community engagement and public art.
Angela led live events at the internationally award-winning Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh for 6 years. As Program Manager for over 250,000 museum visitors annually, she was the founding coordinator of Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire, created the F.I.N.E. Artist Residency Series, and managed the American entry into the International Heritage Photographic Experience in 2010, the Fi’Art Family Art Festival with the Centre Pompidou in Paris in 2009, the Meet the Makers series, DeCARstruction, and Carnival Spectaculaire (the Museum’s 25th Anniversary.) She co-produced “The MakeShop Show” for young makers, which was picked up by Scholastic Online in 2012.
Angela is also proud to have worked as Programming Assistant for The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, supporting the Trust Presents, Broadway series, CD Live! and Pittsburgh Dance Council, as well as for Carnegie Mellon University, and the Corcoran Gallery and College of Art + Design in Washington, D.C.
Relevant Project Studio makes possible ambitious, visionary projects that advance community vitality & more deeply connect organizations with their mission & audience.
Cass Mullane of Prosper Creatively, Colin Christie of Neon Pig Creative, Andy Vick and everyone at the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, David Seals, Katy Doerksen, Ryan Moore, Terrence E. Doherty, Jill Stilwell, and Kendall Peterson for your roles in supporting the founding of Relevant Project Studio.
All photos of Angela on this site are by Kira Whitney Photography.