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ArtHaus Board of Directors

Zach Row-Heyveld


Zach Row-Heyveld works for the Decorah Public Library. He joined the ArtHaus board in 2018.

Mariann Fant


Mariann works at Northeast Iowa Community College. She joined the ArtHaus board in 2020.

Marin Hanson

Committee Chair - Strategic Planning

Marin Hanson is a curator at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), where she is responsible for building and interpreting the museum’s non-Western collection. She earned her MA in museum studies and textile history from UNL and her PhD in museum studies from the University of Leicester (UK). She and her family have lived in Decorah for five years and have appreciated Arthaus’ presence from Day One. You can find her son, Per, in as many of the Lego classes as Arthaus can offer.

Holly Moore


Holly works at Luther College. She joined the ArtHaus board in 2019.

Tara Quass


Tara lives in Decorah and has 2 children.  Her degree is in Journalism/Mass Comm. from the University of Iowa.  Tara brings her commitment to the arts to the opportunity that ArtHaus provides to the Driftless Region.  Prior to being a board member she served a year as the ArtHaus Assistant Director.

Amy Schlachtenhaufen

Vice President

Amy Schlachtenhaufen lives in Decorah with her husband and three children. She works at Luther College in the Nursing Department. Amy joined the ArtHaus board in 2022 and started as the Vice President in 2023.


Are you interested in being on a fun, hardworking board committed to providing Decorah and the surrounding area a place to create and connect?  Contact Shannon at