ABOUT THE FOUNDER
Juliette Pelletier is the Founder & Director of Juliette Solutions based in New York City. She has 20 years of experience working extensively for non-profits and in the arts in development/fundraising, events logistics and planning, marketing and public relations, audience development, and exhibition coordination.
Since Juliette Solutions was founded in January 2017, the company has been working as an administrative, communications, events, and development consultant for a number of non-profit and arts organizations.
Prior to this, Juliette was the Director of Development at the Northeast Chapter of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), raising funds for research, and awareness of a rare disease. Since the Chapter's inception, Juliette and a team of three successfully grew the Chapter from the smaller target area of greater New York to a chapter servicing five states. Through fundraising events, including walks, galas, and cultivation events, the Chapter achieved a continuous and dramatic increase in funds, constituents, volunteers, and sponsors.
From July 2008 to January 2012, Ms. Pelletier was the Director of the Merton D. Simpson Gallery of Tribal and Modern Arts, renovating the gallery and spearheading the grand reopening event Encore featuring 50 years of Merton D. Simpson's creations and items from his Tribal arts collection. Under Juliette's direction, the gallery collaborated with museums, galleries, auction houses, and private collectors internationally. Collaborations include exhibitions with Wilmer Jennings Gallery, the Studio Museum in Harlem, Hampton III Gallery in Greenville, SC, the Greenville Museum of Art, and a significant acquisition of Mr. Simpson's painting from the Confrontation series by the Brooklyn Museum of Art.
In 2006, Juliette founded her first company, Reflect-Arts, Inc. dedicated to working with artists, arts organizations, and not-for-profits, and services tailored to create events to give artists opportunities to exhibit, showcase performers, increase the venues’ visibility, fundraise and develop audiences. From 2006-2013, Reflect-arts, Inc. exhibited over 200 artists in collaboration with galleries and not-for-profit art spaces globally. During this time she also worked as an independent consultant for a variety of organizations including Asian American Business Development Center as Gala Coordinator for their annual '50 Outstanding Asian Americans in Business'; the Fundación Amistad developing presentations, grants applications and strategies to promote cultural exchange between Cuba and the US; The Asian Cultural Center, where Juliette curated a thematic International exhibition, facilitating all aspects of a grand opening event; The Children’s Museum of Manhattan as the Fall Benefit Coordinator; WNYC Radio as the interim Manager of Patron Programs; and The Institute of Chinese Culture & Arts coordinating their ‘2008 Asian Film & Television Festival’ where she was successful in attaining a substantive grant from the New York State Senate/Parks & Recreation Department.
From 2002 to 2007, Juliette was the Membership, Development & Special Events Manager at The American Numismatic Society, and spearheaded a variety of innovative fundraising and public relations activities including all aspects of the Annual Gala event, fundraising auctions, conferences, and lectures. Juliette also worked at Arts International as Program Coordinator, and artnet.com as Production Editor upon her move to New York in 1999.
Juliette is also an actively exhibiting artist who has shown internationally and was one of four invited US Artists in Residence at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China in 2010. She studied at Parsons School of Design and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, France. Juliette is a Canadian/American based in the South Bronx, NY and grew up internationally, living in 8 countries spanning 5 continents.