New members appointed to Kentucky Arts Council board
FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Arts Council is pleased to announce the appointment by Gov. Steve Beshear of three new board members, Henrietta Kemp, Josephine Richardson and Andrea Rudloff.
Kemp is a retired educator from Hopkinsville and a member of the Alpha Delta Kappa education sorority, Christian County Extension Service board, Christian County Literacy Council executive board, and serves on the local United Way Campaign Cabinet. She is currently the secretary of the Hopkinsville Arts Guild and has served as its president in the past.
Richardson owns the Courthouse Café and Cozy Corner in Whitesburg where she has resided since 1969. She was a pioneer in establishing and developing Appalshop and has used the arts to advance economic, educational and community development in Appalachia. Richardson previously served as chairwoman of the Kentucky Arts Council board from 1987 to 1994.
Rudloff is an arts administrator from Bowling Green. She is also a visual artist and a member of the National Art Education Association, Ballroom Marfa – Contemporary Arts. She is a member of Americans for the Arts and participates in its Public Arts Network and Emerging Leaders groups.
Along with the new appointments, Wilma Brown has been reappointed for an additional four-year term. The terms for Rudloff, Kemp, and Richardson will also expire in four years, on February 1, 2014.
Kentucky Arts Council board members are: Todd P. Lowe, chairman, Louisville; Everett D. McCorvey, vice-chairman, Lexington; Sonya Baker, Murray; Wilma Brown, Danville; Zev Buffman, Owensboro; Paul Fourshee, Cadiz; Ronald Johnson, Ft. Mitchell; Henrietta Kemp, Hopkinsville; Nicholas Kouns, Lexington; Ed Lane, Lexington; Josephine Richardson, Whitesburg; Andrea Rudloff, Bowling Green; Ann Duggins Schell, Louisville; Randall C. Vaughn, Lexington; James R. Voyles, Louisville; and Jayne Moore Waldrop, Lexington.
The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, creates opportunities for Kentuckians to value, participate in and benefit from the arts. Kentucky Arts Council funding is provided by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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