Craig Watson is Director of the California Arts Council, the state agency governed by a policy setting council appointed by the Governor and the Legislature.
California has more art-related businesses and more people employed in the creative industries than any other state! Yes, when it comes to funding for the arts, California ranks last among the state per capita.
A quick way to help the California Arts Council is by purchasing Arts Plates license plates for your car…proceeds benefit the council.
Go to the California Arts Council website to find out how you can celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month in October. You’ll also find information on the council’s programs and resources for artists.
The California Arts Council reminds everyone about the importance of becoming an advocate for the arts. They offer this quote from Margaret Mead:
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”