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Erin Jane Nelson Executive Director – erin@burnaway.org
Erin Jane Nelson is an Atlanta-based artist and executive director of Burnaway. In addition to her art practice, she has curated exhibitions at the High Museum of Art,  Atlanta Contemporary, and her now dormant Atlanta gallery, Species. Erin was named one of Forbes magazine’s 30 under 30 for 2019. She is originally from the Atlanta suburbs and holds a BFA from The Cooper Union in New York.


Logan Lockner Editor-in-Chief – logan@burnaway.org
Logan Lockner is an Atlanta-based writer and editor-in-chief of Burnaway. His essays and criticism have also appeared in national and international publications including Art Papers and Photograph. In 2018, he was a finalist for the Rabkin Prize for Arts Journalism. An East Tennessee native, he holds a BA in English literature from Emory University in Atlanta.


Jasmine Amussen Editor – jasmine@burnaway.org
Jasmine Amussen is editor of Burnaway. She was born in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, and has lived in the South for most of her working life. Since moving to Atlanta in 2010, she has worked for the ephemeral media organization Murmur Media and street art conference Living Walls, The City Speaks, and written for regional and international publications including 032c, Art Papers, and Number.


Emily Llamazales Program Assistant – emily@burnaway.org

Emily Llamazales is the program assistant at Burnaway, where she began as an editorial assistant and intern shortly after graduating from University of Georgia’s Lamar Dodd School of Art. She was the general manager of her college radio station WUOG, where she developed an interest in non-profit media alongside her education in the visual arts. Emily is a lifelong resident of the Peach State and a lover of all things orange.

Contributing Editors


Ade J. Omotosho Editor-at-Large, Miami – miami@burnaway.org

Ade J. Omotosho is a writer living in Miami and the Miami editor-at-large for Burnaway. He has held curatorial positions at Pérez Art Museum Miami and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.



Kristina Kay Robinson Editor-at-Large, New Orleans – nola@burnaway.org

Kristina Kay Robinson is a writer, curator, and artist born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her writing has appeared in publications including Guernica, The Baffler, The Nation, The Massachusetts Review, and Elle. She is a 2019 recipient of the Rabkin Prize for Visual Arts Journalism.


Board of Directors

Melissia Fernander | Artist, UL

Vice Chair
Tracy B. YoungLincoln | IPG Media Brands, Kinesso

Nancy Hooff | Carter Kay Interiors

Tom Bruno | Coyote Logistics

David Fried | Fried & Bonder
Guliz Kavuncuoglu | The Green Room Collective
Tracy Murrell | Artist
Brittni Collins | Public Art Manager at Times Square Alliance
Carolina Rodriguez | Stibo Systems
Renee Shelby, PhD | Georgia Tech
Elisabeth Sherman | Whitney Museum of American Art
Jamie Steele | Camayuhs Gallery
Jessica White | Accenture Interactive

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