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The head of the Oregon Arts Commission says she's left the organization.
Recruiting is in early stages for executive to guide two agencies.
The number of schools with licensed arts teachers fell by three percent, between 2009 and 2012. Nearly a quarter of Oregon schools lacked arts teachers, representing nearly 65,000 students.
Rogers, a career arts administrator from Pennsylvania, has an MFA in painting and experience consulting on several leadership changes. He says he looks forward to helping OAC and OCT move forward.
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Headlines for June 10: Investigators say the Two Bulls Fire was "human-caused," Portland VA Medical Center has the nation's fifth longest wait time, a husband and wife are dead after a shooting in a Vancouver home Monday and more.
A new report summarizes theaters' earning potential and fiscal challenges.
Three finalists for an executive position steering arts and cultural funding were introduced to the public Monday.
The Oregon Arts Commission is preparing to implement a 14 percent budget reduction. We sat down with the commission's executive director, Brian Rogers, to talk about the cuts' impact on the agency.
The Commission has made an effort to focus on different communities throughout the state, starting this week with a regional arts summit in Bend.
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Alyssa Macy, newest member of the Oregon Arts Commission, drops in to talk about her new(ish) job at the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation.
Presented by the Beaverton Arts Commission, the exhibition, which is free and open to the public, runs from November 3-11 at the Beaverton City Library and will include sculpture, watercolor, oil and acrylic painting, photography and mixed media.
Support for Oregon Art Beat's "Discovering Beverly Cleary" is provided by The Kinsman Foundation, Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird, Sharon and Keith Barnes, the Oregon Arts Commission, Ronni Lacroute and the Wyss Foundation. Additional support provided by Blaine Morley and Elizabeth Large, The Roundhouse Foundation, Jean and Ray Auel and The Jackson Foundation. Additional funders available on request. Contest rules available here.