As a guest experience coordinator, Ryn Russell provides a welcoming and inviting experience for all of Oklahoma Contemporary's staff and guests.
As the first face visitors often see, Ryn highlights important features exhibitions on view and shares Oklahoma Contemporary’s mission, vision and future. She works with visitors, members and students in troubleshooting and registration and performs typical front-of-house work, including customer service, payments and constituent records. Her duties include preparation, coordination and support for event traffic and facilitating performance and artist needs. In case of emergency, Ryn functions as the first call for security response during facility operation.
Combining her work and academic experience, Ryn brings eight years of project and production management to Oklahoma Contemporary’s Operations team. A graduate of Oklahoma State University, Ryn earned her Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering Technology with a double option for Heavy Highway and Building disciplines.
In her spare time, Ryn enjoys taking road trips and learning to play the ukulele. Her interests include sketching, learning languages and reading.
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