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CoCA Announces New Executive Director Royal Alley-Barnes

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Seattle’s Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) is pleased to introduce our new Executive Director, Royal Alley-Barnes, MAT. Alley-Barnes brings to CoCA an extremely successful history of arts leadership. She has extensive experience with development, finance, education, and fostering robust relationships.

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Brian Rogers named Executive Director of Oregon Arts Commission and Oregon Cultural Trust

Brian Rogers, New Executive director of the Oregon Arts Commission and Oregon Cultural Trust

June 3, 2014 Brian Rogers of Pennsylvania named Executive Director of Oregon Arts Commission and Oregon Cultural Trust

Brian Rogers – an accomplished painter, arts and culture consultant and the former deputy director of the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts – has been named the next executive director of the Oregon Arts Commission and Oregon Cultural Trust. Rogers was appointed today by Business Oregon Director Sean Robbins following a months-long search that culminated with community forums in Portland and Salem Monday.

“The strength of the arts and culture throughout Oregon not only drives economic impact on its own, but is critical to attracting talent for our growing companies and providing a quality of

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ROGUE GALLERY & ART CENTER NAMES KIM HEARON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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(Medford, OR) – June 19, 2013– The Rogue Gallery & Art Center (RGAC) announced today the appointment of a new Executive Director. Ms. Hearon stepped in as the interim executive director in November 2012, following the resignation of Jules Masterjohn.

“Kim Hearon has served successfully during the time of transition. Her enthusiasm, combined with her background in business and the arts made her the obvious choice for executive director” says Rogue Gallery board president Frann Wolfe. Ms. Hearon is a longtime resident of the Rogue Valley. She was a partner in Molly Reed Gifts and Interiors in downtown Medford for over 20 years. An artist herself, she holds a bachelor of fine arts degree in painting and drawing, and has been involved in several art organizations in the region.

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center recently completed a strategic plan. Under Ms. Hearon’s direction, the organization is already working to

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