The Gulfport Merchants Chamber has a few large holes to fill; three board members resigned this October, including the woman who organized the Art Walk and Fine Arts Festival. It’s unclear who will step in to fill their absence.
Rise & Shine Emerging Artist grant winner Shara Bunis is ready to pass on the Gulfport title. In a year, she’s grown, taught, and immersed herself in the art community. Here’s how she did it.
The Gulfport resident is the Gulfport Merchant Chamber’s first full-time paid employee. After working part-time, she was selected as the chamber’s operations director and the smiling face of the GMC.