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California Arts Council Announces Planned Departure of Director Craig Watson

Watson led California's state arts agency through five year renaissance, accomplishments include 5x increase in funding

The California Arts Council announced last week that Director Craig Watson will step down from his role with the agency effective April 2017. As Director of the California Arts Council since August 2011, Watson has been responsible for the leadership and oversight leading to the substantial growth and renewal of California's state arts agency. Click here to view the complete announcement.


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