Arts Wonk

Rebecca Nath, Emerging Arts Leader




Rebecca Nath, Programming Chair for the Emerging Arts Leaders/Los Angeles, blogs on her trip to Washington, DC for Arts Advocacy Day 2011.





Take it On and Make it Yours: An Alternate Track to Advancing Your Career

Claire Knowlton



Claire Knowlton, Executive Director of McGroarty Arts Center, blogs about building a career by building an organization.





One Love: Art and the Global Landscape

Stephanie Kistner blogs for Arts for LA


A Peace Corps Volunteer’s Experience

Stephanie Kistner blogs about local arts & culture during her time in St. Vincent.




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"I Am," It Said: The Saving of Public Barnsdall

Marlan Warren guest-blogs for Arts for LA



Guest blogger Marlan Warren talks about her experiences with the Barnsdall Art Park campaign, and what the future might hold for the beloved cultural facilities.





Art and Urban Sustainability

Keisa Davis of Community Build


Keisa Davis, Member of the City of LA Advocacy Team and Administrative & Scholarship Manager for Community Build, guest blogs about art-based interventions, social services and urban sustainability.



Why is Art Important?

Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

Lynn Robb, Santa Monica Malibu Advocacy Team


Lynn Robb, Co-Chair of the Santa Monica Malibu Arts Advocacy Team, blogs about the importance of inquiry, teaching art, and asking the Big Question.



Why is art important?

Why I Advocate for Arts Education in Culver City

Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

Sara Adelman   


Sara Adelman, Co-Chair of the Culver City Arts Education Advocacy Team and Partner in Vibrant Production Management, guest blogs about why she got involved without a student in the district.




Arts in the CA Governor's Race: Like it & like doing it.

Tara Scroggings, Emerging Arts Leader


Tara Scroggins, Chair of Los Angeles' Arts in the California Governor's Race and Program Manager at Antioch University, guest blogs about the ACGR campaign.