Our Staff


Jim Grace

Jim Grace is the Executive Director of the Arts & Business Council. Previously he was the Executive Director of the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of Massachusetts (VLA) from 1998 until 2008, when it merged with the A&BC.  Jim has experience working with artists and arts organizations in the areas of publishing law, public art, copyright, trademark, nonprofit incorporation and mergers, negotiation training, and artist live/work and nonprofit board issues.  Jim was an adjunct professor for Boston University’s Masters in Arts Administration Program for over five years where he co-taught a course on Legal Issues in Arts Administration.  In addition, Jim is a working author, book editor, and publishing attorney.  He is the co-author of best selling The Worst Case Scenario Handbook: Golf. To date he has been involved in the publication of over eight books. Jim serves on the board of Associated Grant Makers and the Private Sector Council of Americans for the Arts. He is also a founding board member of the Arts Services Coalition and a former founding board member of the Fort Point Cultural Coalition. jim@artsandbusinesscouncil.org; 617.350.7600 x 7010

Megan Low

Megan Low is the Director of Services for the Arts & Business Council, where she oversees the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts program.  Megan is a graduate of Boston College Law School and holds a degree in Art History from Harvard University. Prior to law school, Megan graduated from Sotheby’s Institute of Art in New York and managed the art gallery at a nonprofit cultural center in Manhattan.  She has also worked as a travel writer, a freelance grant writer for nonprofit arts and education groups, and a producer of undergraduate theater. megan@artsandbusinesscouncil.org; 617.350.7600 x 7016