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Elliot Crown

Images operate the same way that memories do; images have this deep-seated attachment to your mind and I like to think that the images ingrain themselves into people…It really makes them want to stop for a minute and read the article. And hopefully it’s not a terribly biased article. And hopefully the image, in itself, […]

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Press Engagement

  Press writing is often my first assignment with a new client. I’m always pleased to help businesses and organizations share their news with print publishers and broadcast producers. Here’s why– Trust and Awareness Nothing increases brand trust and customer awareness better than editorial
content published by respected news and entertainment outlets. Public engagement with news
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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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Warning! An Election Looms in November…

When I worked as an arts manager, the election season—-particularly presidential years like 2012—-was a time of fear and loathing. Why? First and foremost, ticket sales and admissions soften or die immediately before and on Election Day. At TRG, we’ve watched this trend play out across the U.S. over the past two decades in client […]

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Public Media’s Role in Creating Arts Participation, Audiences

“How would your life be different if you were never introduced to the arts?” asked Paula Kerger, president and CEO of the Public Broadcasting System, at a recent meeting of the Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington. Basically, I can only speculate how my life would be different if I’d never been introduced to the arts. […]

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The Arts Create Extraordinary Shared Experiences

We love the stuff that brings people together to experience special and fun things that can only happen here. On Tuesday, May 3, legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma performed with the Cincinnati Symphony for almost 3,500 people, filling every seat in our beautiful, historic Music Hall. The performance was so highly-anticipated that it was sold-out for […]

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Using Photography to Create Positive Exposure

Most of us feel that we aren’t photogenic. But what if you have a genetic condition or physical trait that really makes a difference in how you feel about yourself and how others perceive you? Maybe it sounds counterintuitive, but photography actually …

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Using Photography to Create Positive Exposure

Most of us feel that we aren’t photogenic. But what if you have a genetic condition or physical trait that really makes a difference in how you feel about yourself and how others perceive you? Maybe it sounds counterintuitive, but photography actually …

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Cool Art Therapy Intervention #10: Magazine Photo Collage

Those magazine picture clippings you have been saving in a drawer might just mean more than you think. And it’s related to the first installment of the “ten coolest art therapy interventions.” Primary Topic:  …

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