Executive Administrative Assistant
Nieya Wallace Murray joined the Tennessee Arts Commission in August 2016. Nieya is responsible for scheduling and administrative support to the Executive Director and the Commission board. Additionally, she participates with the Commission team to support agency-wide events and initiatives, including the Governor’s Arts Awards, statewide arts conferences and other commission events.
Nieya is a Nashville native with special expertise in events management from experience at the University Club of Nashville and Marriott, Inc. She also worked as Executive Assistant to the Assistant Director and Managers of Talent Management at Vanderbilt University.
She earned a BS in arts education from Tennessee State University and completed 60 hours of graduate studies towards an MFA in Furniture Design at the Savannah College of Art and Design.