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Roula David

Roula David is currently the COO of 1xRUN, Gallery Director of Inner State Gallery and Festival Director of Murals in the Market. As Chief Operating Officer, she manages 1xRUN’s staff and the Inner State Gallery. David moved to Detroit in 2011 to work as the marketing manager for Red Bull in Michigan and established the Red Bull House of Art Program in Eastern Market. She comes from experience as an entrepreneur, founding Cincinnati, Ohio’s short-lived but beloved “space-age diner,” Vinyl.After joining 1xRUN in 2014, Roula has headed up the company’s Creative Services department which pairs 1xRUN’s artists with different projects.Inner State Gallery is Detroit’s premier art gallery for established and emerging artists, from Detroit and across the globe. Located in Eastern Market, Inner State Gallery has exhibited the work of local artists Glenn Barr, Camilo Pardo and Tyree Guyton, as well as international street artists Nychos, Askew, Ben Frost and Meggs. The 10,000 square foot building is home to two exhibition spaces, an artist residency program, a print studio and the gallery’s publishing company 1xRun.