Teresa Hollingsworth is the Senior Director of Film and Traditional Arts for South Arts. In addition to coordinating the bi-annual Folklorists in the South Retreat, she directs the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers working with filmmakers and screening partners to present new independent films throughout the South. She holds a M.A. in Folk Studies from Western Kentucky University and has worked for the Maine Folklife Center and the Kentucky Folklife Program. From 1993 - 1995, Hollingsworth worked for the Florida Folklife Program coordinating Rural Folklife Days, the Central Florida Folklife Survey, and the Duval County Folk Arts in Education program.