Carla McGrath, Metro At Large member, is the Executive Director and co-founder of the Highpoint Center for Printmaking in Minneapolis. Prior to starting Highpoint, she was Art Lab Coordinator at the Walker Art Center in the Dept. of Education and Community Programs. She has a J.D. from Hamline University School of Law and has worked with a variety of politically active attorneys. McGrath works with a diverse arts community to bring hands-on art-making experiences to a broad audience, and is dedicated to finding as many ways as possible to help people discover why art does make a difference in their lives. “Serving on the board of MCA is another important way I am able to promote and support art in the lives of Minnesotans.” She has served as a panelist for the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, and is an Advisory Board Member of Interact Center for Visual and Performing Arts.