Richard L. Dana
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ARTS ADMINISTRATION

Over the years Mr. Dana has been actively working as an arts activist and administrator.

Recent activities include:
Co-founder and organizer of the Take Me To The River Project, which has staged multinational, multidisciplinary exhibitions in Cairo, under the auspices of the Egyptian Minister of Culture (2003), and in Washington, DC. (2004) and exhibitions and community outreach projects at the Pretoria Art Museum in South Africa (2005) and the Wichita Falls Art Museum (2006). Further projects are in the planning stages for Belgium and Brazil. (2002 - Present) www.tmttr.org
Co-founder of Artomatic, the huge Washington, DC, region month-long mutidisciplinary arts event. Member of 5-person Executive Committee of the first 4 Artomatics (1999 - 2006) www.artomatic.org
Member of Board of Directors of the Central Asian Cultural Exchange and Project Manager for artists “live-work” exchange programs with artists from Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. (1997 - Present) www.cace.us
Member of Board of Direcors of Pyramid Atlantic, a leading national and international print and papermaking art center and studio. (2005 - Present) www.pyramidatlanticartcenter.org

Past activity includes:
2004 - 2006 Board Member: Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (Montgomery County, MD)
2001 Co-Director: Artists’ Anti-Inaugural Ball; Washington, DC
1995 - 1997 Co-Director: The Art of Work - The Work of Art Project
1996 - 1997 Chairman, Exhibition Committee: Arlington Arts Center
1994 - 1996 President, Board of Directors: Arlington Arts Center
1988 - 1994 Founder and Executive Director: Washington Area Arts Consortium
1993 Co-Director: Artists’ Ball for the Inauguration: Washington, DC
1987 - 1988 President: Touchstone Gallery