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2014-15 Membership Drive - Your dollars making a difference

Thank you for your loyalty to the Wyoming Arts Alliance. You are part of a grassroots network of artists and activists. We want to take this opportunity to extend a sincere thank you to our past members and a warm welcome to our new ones. 

Your membership dollars helped us to accomplish so much this year:

  • We held an Arts Advocacy Day with over 60 state legislators in attendance as well as the Governor, President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House. Our leadership during the 2013-14 state legislative session saw success in increasing funds to the Wyoming Arts Council of $300,000 and a boost to the corpus of the Wyoming Cultural Trust of $400,000. 
  • We held a joint state wide arts conference in Jackson which was well attended with over a 100 representatives from arts organizations.  There were 2 amazing keynotes, 15 professional development workshops, and 23 artist showcases.
  • We started a presenter’s forum to share programing schedules, opportunities and challenges helping the arts community connect with each other.

We’re proud of what we’ve been able to do and we could not have done it without you! We are not done yet and your continued support will enable us to accomplish our plans thru 2015, including:

  • expanding our advocacy efforts to permanently impact the budgets of the Wyoming Arts Council and Wyoming Cultural Trust; to effectively change the statue of art in public buildings to include all public buildings, and to promote art in education where students have access to the arts.
  • increasing our reach to artists and art organizations during our block booking conference by holding this year’s conference in a central location and condensed schedule.  Targeted efforts are being made to include presenters from surrounding states and artists from a variety of genres.

Your membership makes these and other valuable services possible.  By renewing or becoming a new member to WyAA, you will be directly involved in shaping important issues. 
As a member, you make everything we do possible.

Please renew or consider a membership today! For quick and easy processing, you can follow the membership link on the navigation bar at the top of this page. On behalf of the board and myself, thank you again for taking a lead role in building a strong arts community in Wyoming.

Together we are stronger,

Karmen Rossi
Executive Director

 

Jo Crandall – Pinedale                         

Steve Schrepferman - Cody

WyAA Co-Chairs

 

Shasta Wigginton, Secretary & Artists Representative – Evanston

Bill Lindstrom, Treasurer – Cheyenne

Debora Soule, Presenters Representative – Rock Springs

Bruce Richardson - Casper

Michael Lange - Laramie

 

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