THE GROUND FLOOR designs and produces art exhibitions, events, and experiences in unique environments promoting new and innovative creative people working in all media. 

Our purpose is to create intentional culture that generates a sense of purpose, wellness, and belonging in community; we bring art into everyday life to provoke thoughts, exchange, and acquisition. We connect cities, citizens, collectors, patrons, and the press to emerging and established creatives. 

Jesse Levesque is a Director, Producer, & Curator 

She specializes in creating art exhibitions, events, and experiences in unique environments for a variety of clientele.  Founder of The Ground Floor, Jesse has consulted for a variety of places with diverse missions. Former clients include several organizations focusing on working with artists to catalyze inclusion and social change, multiple cities developing new cultural policies and creative opportunities for citizens in the public realm, and schools in the process of designing new curricular offerings. Jesse received her B.A. from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, a Filmmaking Degree from the University of Washington in Seattle, and her M.A. from the Hite Art Institute's Critical & Curatorial Studies Program at the University of Louisville. 

Jesse provides the following services:

  • Building new work environments that reflect mission and branding
  • Writing and editing strategic plans that promote inclusion and positive communication 
  • Board of Directors assessments
  • Employee and training handbooks
  • Proposal and grant-writing assistance
  • Project management guidance
  • Business event production

Selected Clientele