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Spotlight: Brenda Durant

NAME: Brenda Durant OCCUPATION: Executive director, Greater Augusta Arts Council HOMETOWN: Great Neck, N.Y.; moved here in 1972. HOW LONG...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/26/art_426408.shtml
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The Artside: Local artists create on the box, out of the coffee mug

...600 Broad building, the Greater Augusta Arts Council celebrated two initiatives, according to Executive Director Brenda Durant.A reception served as the opening of an exhibit, Authentic, the Aspiration Art Show, and it unveiled the work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-06-10/artside-local-artists
The Artside: Start June with celebration of arts

...arttheboxAUG or visitAugustaarts.com.Congratulations to the Greater Augusta Arts Council and Executive Director Brenda Durant (the 2015 Leadership Augusta Service Award winner, and deservedly so) for spearheading this terrific public art...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-27/artside-start-june-ce
Arts in the Heart of Augusta kicks off today

...has expanded on Broad Street to enhance the children's activity area and boost the quality of musical acts, said Brenda Durant, the executive director of the Greater Augusta Arts Council.Also, half of the 120 vendors in the fine artists market...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-18/arts-heart-augusta-ki
Downtown Development Authority approves transforming traffic boxes into art

...different businesses downtown and hang out. He was a very big part of downtown for a while. I think it would be great."Brenda Durant, the executive director of the arts council, said each artist chosen by a council committee would receive a $1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-14/downtown-de
Top stories of 2014: SPLOST 7 fails at polls

...the arts community not to be assured of funding. Plans can't go forward," said Arts Council Executive Director Brenda Durant.On May 22, GRU announced the cancer center project would continue without the city's contribution of sales tax...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-29/top-stories-2014-splost-
Masters Week Par 3 Party canceled

...called off in Augusta.The Par 3 Party, sponsored by the Greater Augusta Arts Council, won't happen this year. Brenda Durant, executive director of the arts council, said the annual dance party on the Augusta Common was hard to staff during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-03-06/masters-week-par-3-pa
SPLOST Question: What will Greater Augusta Arts Council do with its $2.775 million included in SPLOST 7?

...000 for a public arts master plan and $2 million for public art implementation. According to Executive Director Brenda Durant, the council will use the funds to seek more grants and create public art exhibits, such as sculptures, at each...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-14/splost-question-what-wil
Augusta voters narrowly reject $194.3 million sales tax package

...money could be used better."As a result of the failed tax vote, Greater Augusta Arts Council Executive Director Brenda Durant said many nongovernmental agencies, including arts groups, will have to delay planning efforts to improve the city's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-20/augusta-voters-narrowly-reje
SPLOST questions

...000 for a public arts master plan and $2 million for public art implementation. According to Executive Director Brenda Durant, the council will use the funds to seek more grants and create public art exhibits, such as sculptures, at each...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/election/splost7