Jackie Albarella brings over 30 years of experience in the arts, media and technology, to every project she undertakes. As and entrepreneur and founder of Albarella Media, she has worked with Fortune 100 companies creating marketing, training and corporate image programs.
In addition to corporate programs, Albarella’s experience includes development and production of cutting edge television programs and social documentaries; to creating educational programs for urban, suburban and rural schools. Her work has been seen on the air and in galleries throughout the United States.
Her industry awards include: the New York State Broadcasters Award for television, national Telly Awards, Professional Communicators Award, and The National Garden Writers Association Production Awards.
Albarella has served as an adjunct at Canisius College, Medaille College, and currently teaches Digital Media to high school students at The Harkness Career and Technical Center in Buffalo, NY.
Albarella’ s work as the Executive Director of The Arts in Education Institute, modeled after the Lincoln Center Institute in NYC, and as the founding Executive Director of the Charles Burchfield Nature & Art Center. She founded the Buffalo –based Veterans Art Collaborative, which provides art classes free of charge to Veterans and their families.
She is the author of three books and her latest film and companion book “The Restoration of the Hotel Lafayette: Restoring Louise Bethune’s Masterpiece”, had it’s world premier in May 2014.
Albarella is committed to the community and has served on numerous boards including The Cystic Fibrosis Association, Buffalo Broadcasters, and the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens.