Robin Nigh, Manager, Art Programs Division for the City of Tampa, joined the City in 1999. Through her leadership she has developed innovative programs such as the Photographer Laureate Program and Lights On Tampa, and has tripled the program’s collection inventory. Prior to her position with the City of Tampa, she served as a project administrator for Florida’s Art in State Buildings Program at Florida State University, and as director of Sculpture Chicago from 1987 to 1990. Nigh has taught art history at Florida State University, Florida International University and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She received her M.A. from the Art Institute of Chicago and has completed postgraduate studies at FSU and Pennsylvania State University. She served as president of the Florida Association of Public Art Administrators from 2001 to 2003, and has lectured and consulted about public art across the country. She is currently working on several initiatives in Tampa including Lights On Tampa 2011, a cultural plan for The Tampa Riverwalk, several upcoming transportation related projects, and continues to oversee the Public Art Program and Public Art and Private Development.