Executive Director of the South Carolina Arts Alliance
Five Words About Me:
Curious, Efficient, Organized, Passionate, Calm
One Surprising Skill:
George Patrick [GP] McLeer, Jr is the Executive
Director of the South Carolina Arts Alliance, the only statewide
arts advocacy organization. GP leads the organization in efforts to
ensure that all South Carolinians have access
to quality arts experiences and arts education at the state and federal
level through public policy initiatives, public awareness,
and leadership development for creative professionals.
Previously, GP served as the Administrator of the Office of Cultural Affairs for the City of Mauldin, SC, and as Executive Director of the Mauldin Cultural Center. GP serves on numerous boards including as the Chair of the Fountain Inn Chamber Commerce, the board for St. Joseph’s Catholic School (Greenville, SC), SC Independent Schools Association, the Fountain Inn Chorale, Palmetto State Arts Education, as a member of the College of Charleston’s School of the Arts Council, and as a Steering Committee member for the Arts in Basic Curriculum Project.
GP and his wife, Taylor, live in Fountain Inn where he helped start their local arts center and has hosted trivia at a local pub for three years.