National Endowment for the Arts Announces Advisory committee for International Exhibitions
May 19, 2005
Washington, D.C. – The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced today members of its newly formed Federal Advisory Committee on International Exhibitions which will advise the NEA and the Department of State on the selection of artists to represent the United States at major international arts exhibitions. The NEA has formed this committee in accordance with an agreement with the State Department to ensure that excellence, vitality and diversity of American contemporary art is represented at international visual arts exhibitions.
The committee will hold its first official meeting in late September 2005 to review applications from curators and visual arts institutions interested in participating in exhibitions in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Cairo, Egypt. It is expected that an open call for proposals from curators and visual arts institutions will be on the Department of State and National Endowment for the Arts websites in June 2005.
The committee members are
Appointments are made by the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Art in consultation with the Department of State. Committee members serve for one year with the possibility of a renewed appointment. Full bios of Committee members.
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