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Connecting with Local Arts Opportunities

A Discussion with Dr. Audra Pittman, director of the Council on Culture & Arts for Tallahassee/Leon County.


Event Overview

This workshop aims to help arts faculty connect with local arts opportunities - funding and otherwise - through the Council on Culture & Arts (COCA). COCA’s mission is to serve as a catalyst for development and support of arts and culture in Florida's capital region. The invited speaker, Dr. Audra Pittman, is the executive director for COCA. She is also an FSU alumna, earning her Ph.D. in Art Education/Arts Administration and Art Museum Education.

Program Details

WhatConnecting with Local Arts Opportunities

WhenTuesday, March 3, 2015 10:00a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

WhereFSU Museum of Fine Arts, 530 West Call Street

To register, please click on the registration link above.


For more information about this event, please contact Emily Hutcheson.

More About Dr. Audra Pittman

Audra supervises all COCA operations, management and programming. She began her studies at the University of Connecticut where she received a B.F.A. in Illustration. She went on to Maryland Institute College of Art where she received a Master of Arts in Teaching degree. After teaching middle school art, Audra pursued her Ph.D. in Art Education/Arts Administration and Art Museum Education at FSU. She has taught at Lander University and was former Chair of the Department of Professional Education at Savannah College of Art and Design. During her tenure, she helped to create the University's first online program leading to a Master of Arts in Teaching degree with certification in Art or Drama. Audra is the owner and founder of Suite P Creative Studio and is also an active volunteer, recently serving as the Vice-Chair of the Cultural Plan Review Committee. Additionally, she serves on several local boards and committees related to arts and culture.

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