ABOUT THE FOUNDER

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Juliette Pelletier is the Founder and Executive Director of Juliette Solutions LLC is based in New York City and has over 20 years of experience working extensively for non-profits and in the arts in development/fundraising, gala and cultivation events logistics and planning, marketing, and public relations, audience development, and exhibition coordination.  

 

Since Juliette Solutions LLC was founded, the company has been working as an administrative, communications, marketing, events, fundraising, and development consultant for several 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. 

 

From July 2008 to January 2012, Ms. Pelletier was the Director of the Merton D. Simpson Gallery of Tribal and Modern Arts, and it was under her direction that the gallery was renovated. She spearheaded 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. 


In 2006, Juliette founded her first company, Reflect-Arts, Inc. dedicated to working with artists, arts organizations, and non-profits, as well as services tailored to create events to give artists opportunities to exhibit, showcase performers, and increase the venues’ visibility, fundraise, and develop audiences. From 2006-2013, Reflect-arts, Inc. exhibited over 200 artists in collaboration with galleries and non-profit art spaces globally.

 

Reflect-arts also worked as a development, programming, and events consultant for the Asian American Business Development Center, Children’s Museum of Manhattan, Cora Group, Inc., Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Fundación Amistad, Institute of Chinese Culture and Arts, and WNYC.

From 2002 to 2007, Juliette was the Membership, Development and Special Events Manager at the American Numismatic Society, and spearheaded a variety of innovative membership, events, fundraising, and public relations activities.

Juliette's career started in Toronto, Canada, where she lived for 5 years and worked in communications, development, and programming at Arts and the Cities, and UNICEF Ontario.

 

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 has a BFA from Parsons School of Design with a minor in Art History from the American University of Paris and studied at 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 eight countries spanning five continents.