ASU professor takes leadership of NEA

Posted in Articles, Arts, Campus Life, Latino Studies, Media Archive, Politics/Public Policy, United States on 2022-02-15 02:24Z by Steven

ASU professor takes leadership of NEA

ASU News
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

Mary Beth Faller, Reporter

Jackson sees opportunity in re-imagining the role of arts in creating healthy communities

An Arizona State University professor is taking over the nation’s top arts agency just as arts organizations are working to re-emerge from the pandemic.

Maria Rosario Jackson is the first African American and Mexican American to lead the National Endowment for the Arts. She was confirmed by the Senate in December.

Jackson is an Institute Professor in ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts and holds an appointment in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions. She is on leave from ASU while she fulfills her term as the NEA’s 13th chair.

Read the entire news release here.

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NEA grant and UW book contract awarded for War Baby/Love Child

Posted in Articles, Arts, New Media on 2011-11-23 04:24Z by Steven

NEA grant and UW book contract awarded for War Baby/Love Child

Laura Kina

Laura Kina, Associate Professor Art, Media and Design and Director Asian American Studies
DePaul University 

A National Endowment for the Arts – 2012 Art Works Grant has been awarded to a project for which I am the primary investigator (aka project organizer and co-curator/co-author):

DePaul University
Chicago, IL

To support the exhibition, War Baby/Love Child: Mixed Race Asian American Art, and accompanying catalogue. Featuring art works by approximately 20 contemporary artists, the exhibition will investigate the construction of mixed race and mixed heritage, and Asian American identity in the United States…

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