Abigail Norman is Director of the Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, inspiring lifelong learning in craftsmanship and creativity, with classes in Jamaica Plain and through partnerships with Boston public schools and community sites. She has worked for over 30 years with organizations that involve communities in the arts. Past experience includes Program Coordinator at Forest Hills Educational Trust and Executive Director of Somerville Community Access Television. She makes prints, quilts and small paintings and objects. She holds a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and a BA from the New School for Social Research.