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Three new members appointed to Kentucky Arts Council board

Gov. Beshear names Carla Bass Miller, John S. Hockensmith, and Roanne Victor to join Todd P. Lowe, Chair; Everett D.McCorvey, vice chair; and members Sonya Baker, Wilma Brown, Zev. Buffman, Paul Fourshee, John S. Hockensmith, Ronald Johnson, Henrietta Kemp, Nicholas Kouns, Josephine Richardson, Andrea Rudloff, Randall C. Vaughn, and Jane Moore Waldrop on the state arts council

From Ed Lawrence, Communications Director, Arts Council

FRANKFORT, KY - The Kentucky Arts Council is pleased to announce the appointment by Gov. Steve Beshear of three new board members: Carla Bass Miller, John S. Hockensmith and Roanne Victor.

Bass Miller is a community volunteer from Louisville who has been active with the Kentucky Tourism Council, Discover Louisville Orchestra, the Business and Professional Women's Association, the Bellarmine Women's Council and the Kentucky Commission on Women.

Hockensmith is a professional photographer, author and artist who resides and maintains a studio in Georgetown. Best known for his equine photography, Hockensmith is the author and photographer of two books: "Gypsy Horses and the Travelers' Way" and "Spanish Mustangs in the Great American West."

Victor, also a community volunteer from Louisville, serves on the boards of Actors Theatre, the Center for Interfaith Relations and LOOK, a nonprofit consortium of Louisville area art galleries and spaces. Victor previously served on the arts council board from 2001 - 2005.

Along with the new appointments, Zev Buffman has been reappointed for an additional four-year term. The terms for Hockensmith, Bass Miller and Victor will also expire in four years, on February 1, 2015.

Kentucky Arts Council board members are: Todd P. Lowe, chair, Louisville; Everett D. McCorvey, vice chair, Lexington; Sonya Baker, Murray; Carla Bass Miller, Louisville; Wilma Brown, Danville; Zev Buffman, Owensboro; Paul Fourshee, Cadiz; John S. Hockensmith, Georgetown; Ronald Johnson, Ft. Mitchell; Henrietta Kemp, Hopkinsville; Nicholas Kouns, Lexington; Josephine Richardson, Whitesburg; Andrea Rudloff, Bowling Green; Randall C. Vaughn, Lexington; Roanne Victor, Louisville; and Jayne Moore Waldrop, Lexington.

The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, creates opportunities for Kentuckians to value, participate in and benefit from the arts. Kentucky Arts Council funding is provided by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.

This story was posted on 2011-06-07 18:14:17
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