National Endowment for the Arts Announces Tony Chauveaux to Serve as Deputy Chairman; Texas Arts Commission Chairman Appointed NEA Deputy of Grants and Awards.
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National Endowment for the Arts National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
Independent agency of the U.S. government that supports the creation, dissemination, and performance of the arts. It was created by the U.S. Chairman Dana Gioia Michael Dana Gioia (born December 24, 1950) is an American poet and critic who retired early from his career as a corporate executive at General Foods to write full time. Since January 29, 2003, he has been chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, the United States announced today that Texas Arts Commission Chairman Tony Chauveaux will serve as the agency's Deputy Chairman of Grants and Awards. In this position, Chauveaux will be responsible for the planning and management of all discipline-based grants and awards and will serve as principal adviser to the Chairman and Senior Deputy Chairman on the development and management of grant categories and related agency activities. He will participate with the Chairman, Senior Deputy Chairman and other top-level agency officials in formulation of Arts Endowment policies and programs in support of the arts.
Chauveaux, 52, will assume his new position on Oct. 20, 2003.
"I'm pleased to bring on board such a dedicated and experienced person to manage the core work of the Arts Endowment -- its central grantmaking operation," said NEA NEA
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A member of the Texas Commission on the Arts since 1997, Chauveaux has served as Commission Chair since his appointment by then-Governor Bush in June 2000. Chauveaux's public service also includes board membership on numerous other arts organizations, including the Mid-America Arts Alliance, the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies and the Institute of Texan Cultures UTSA's Institute of Texan Cultures is a museum and library located in HemisFair Park in downtown San Antonio, Texas. It serves as the state's primary center for multicultural education, with exhibits, programs, and events like the Texas Folklife Festival, an annual celebration of at the University of Texas at San Antonio The main campus is situated on 600 acres (2.4 km²,) at the intersection of Interstate 10 and Loop 1604 near the northern edge of San Antonio, Texas in Bexar County. The university is also one of the UT System's fastest growing schools, maintaining a 12. . In his hometown of Beaumont, he has served as Vice President of the Jefferson Theater For other places with the same name, see Jefferson Theater (disambiguation).
Built in 1912, this combination vaudeville house/cinema is one of the major performing venues in Charlottesville, Virginia. for the Performing Arts, President of the Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Vice President of the Symphony of Southeast Texas, and President of Friends of the Arts at Lamar University. In 1996, he received the Southeast Texas Arts Council Award for Outstanding Achievement by an Arts Volunteer.
Chauveaux is also a self-employed lawyer and has practiced corporate law for more than 15 years at the Beaumont firm of Crutchfield, DeCordova & Chauveaux. He received a law degree from St. Mary's University School of Law St. Mary's University School of Law has the distinction of being the oldest Catholic law school in the American Southwest. It is located in San Antonio, Texas. Approximately seven hundred students are currently pursuing either a juris doctor or LL.M. at the School of Law. in San Antonio and a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin “University of Texas” redirects here. For other system schools, see University of Texas System.
The University of Texas at Austin (often referred to as The University of Texas, UT Austin, UT, or Texas . He was raised on a ranch in the Texas Panhandle near the town of Claude.
For more information or to request an electronic image of Tony Chauveaux, please contact the NEA Office of Communications at 202-682-5570.