Joseph Benesh

Where Need and Opportunity Meet: Using Advocacy, Data and Policy Literacy to Support Arts Education -
10:00 am 10/16/2019
Apache/Cochise, Tucson Convention Center

In order to access the support mechanisms that are available for arts education projects, activities and classes, stakeholders have to be literate in three key areas:
Advocacy
Data/Policy Literacy
Available Opportunities for Artists, Arts Organizations and Educators

Joseph Benesh is the new Executive Director of Arizona Citizens for the Arts. Previous to this, he was ED of Phoenix Center for the Arts for 8 years. He currently serves on the Phoenix Community Alliance Board and Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission. He received his Master’s from NYU with a thesis in theatre of the oppressed. Except for his two years in New York he has lived in Arizona for 25 years. He loves Arizona and believes this is the land of opportunity.