Adrienne Ausdenmoore

Director, Institute of Applied Creativity for Transformation (IACT) at ArtStreet



Email: Adrienne Ausdenmoore
Phone: 937-229-5104
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Adrienne (Niess) Ausdenmoore has been working at ArtStreet since it opened in 2004. As the Institute of Applied Creativity for Transformation (IACT) at ArtStreet, we believe in creative changemaking with a sustainable, humanity-centered focus. Adrienne manages the innovative delivery of educational content, curriculum and programming to foster a collaborative culture of applied creativity and transdisciplinary learning inclusive of students, faculty and staff across disciplines. She works with internal and external constituents to assess needs, design and facilitate labs to build creative confidence and transdisciplinary collaboration; she also teaches the undergraduate mini-course UDI 373: Design Your Life. Adrienne manages IACT's Collaboration Accelerator summer internship program, including planning and execution of educational design as well as funding allocations, client relations and final project deliverables. She also oversees all marketing and communications for IACT at ArtStreet, and is currently chairing the Strategic Communications Team for the division of Academic Affairs and Learning Initiatives.


B. LaDuca, A. Ausdenmoore, J. Katz-Buonincontro, K.P. Hallinan, and K. Marshall. 2017. An Arts-Based Instructional Model for Student Creativity in Engineering Design. International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy.


M.B.A., Business Administration, University of Dayton

B.F.A., Visual Communication Design, University of Dayton