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Advertiser appropriates creative activism…for good, not evil

Sometimes having your creative activist methodology appropriated by the powers-that-be has an upside. Witness the Yes Men style pro-bono campaign the Chicago-based advertising heavy, Leo Burnett, waged to save a small library in Troy, Michigan from the…

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Art Presence Forms Committees

Art Presence has just formed committees to assist board members in the administration of the many activities our organization presents, to get more organized as we catch up to our rapid growth, and to facilitate the emergence of new programs for the public. Each committee is headed up by a board member, with member artists participating. Here are the current committees, members and contact information. We hope this will help both our own members, the public and press, and organizations working with us to find the right person to provide the information you need.

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Attention (Arts) Marketers: You Have More Power Than You Think

One of my favorite sessions at this year’s National Arts Marketing Project Conference in Charlotte, NC was the very first session I attended: Stereotypes, Exoticism and Cultural Competency. Moderated by Jerry Yoshitomi of MeaningMatters LLC with panelists Rosetta Thurman, Mayumi Tsutakawa, and Michelle Witt, it addressed the use of stereotypes and other “shorthand” in marketing. […]

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