David Cloutier

David Cloutier is a contributing faculty member in the liberal arts core and pursued cultural studies at Goddard College and Brown University, receiving degrees in English and his master’s in Creative Writing. He has published several volumes of poetry and translations including contemporary French poets Jean Laude and Claude Esteban. With an avid interest in oral and tribal literature, he published volumes of versions from oral sources including Spirit Spirit: Shaman Songs. Additionally, David was Managing Editor of the literary publisher Copper Beech Press and founding editor of A Carolina Literary Companion. An advocate for the arts as agents of social evolution, he has served as executive director of multi-arts agencies in North Carolina and in California. Promoting and celebrating cultural diversity, he founded and directed the Monterey World Music, presenting 100 international musical groups over a seven year period. David came to Santa Fe to direct the SW Association for Indian Arts, and be the producer of the Santa Fe Indian Market.

Classes Taught

  • Writing Roundtable II: Non-Violent Direct Action
  • Social Studies
  • Arts Management