Jeffrey Ebeling – Executive Director

Jeffrey Ebeling studied Visual Arts and Culture from Lesley University College of Art and Design in Cambridge, MA and Studio Art from the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA.

Passionate about engaging communities and empowering people through creativity, Jeffrey’s love of art sparked his entrepreneurial spirit to open Art Lab 9, an arts incubation space, and fed his love for community through service in several roles for The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN and the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA. In 2016, Jeffrey accepted the Executive Director position at Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts in Fridley, Minnesota until May 2019 when he left to joined the Clear Lake Arts Center as Executive Director.  In his free time, Jeffrey loves family time with sons Drake and Evan, and his granddaughter, Brynn. You might also find him gardening, cooking, and engaging in his own studio and fiber art practices in his spare time.

You can contact him at –


     Position Open – Education Coordinator

     Position Open – Office Manager

     Position Open – Visitor Experience Leader


     Lindsay Fisher –  2019 Summer Intern 

     Position – Open 2019 Fall Intern

     Position Open – 2020 Winter Intern


Board of Directors

        Kathy Ingram – President –

        Mary Alexander – Vice President

        Mike Sogard – Treasurer

        Jane Fogg – Secretary

        Krista Billhorn

        Diane Ostendorf

        Mandi Pralle

        Craig Rule