Janaína Vieira-Marques is a Brazilian-American art director and educator who lives in Missoula, MT. For the past thirteen years, as both an educator and art director, she has created art encounters and education programs that often end in public art pieces, performances or costumes that facilitate people’s collaborative interactions while beautifying the place we share.
Janaína has collaborated with light designers, choreographers and dancers on installation and site-specific pieces and exhibited her own work in galleries and art spaces. With her training in Arts Integration from the Kennedy Center, and the Visual Thinking Strategy, Janaina is adept at instilling curricula with visual arts. She was an artist in residency at the Holter Museum (Helena, MT) in 2019, 2020 and at the Missoula Art Museum in 2021 and 2022. She is currently working as an art director providing her services to business and education institutions.