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OSilas Art Studio Welcomes Lisa Rao as New Art Program Director and Opens Fall Class Registration PDF Print Email

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By Elizabeth Vranka, Executive Director, OSilas Gallery & Art Studio


Sep. 12, 2018:  OSilas Gallery & Art Studio at Concordia College is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Rao as art program director of OSilas Art Studio effective August 22, 2018. Lisa succeeds Liz Levine, who retired in June after having served as the studio’s art program director for nearly eight years. 

Lisa brings a wealth of arts management and administration experience to her new position as well as a deep commitment to the community and OSilas Gallery & Art Studio. She has a long relationship with OSilas Gallery & Art Studio, having served on the OSilas Gallery board of advisors and its membership and benefit committees since 2014.

She also has been a parent of an OSilas Art Studio student for the past several years and is well acquainted with the quality and breadth of the studio’s art instruction. Lisa is an active member of the community and has been on the board of and has chaired a number of prominent local not-for-profit organizations. Lisa graduated from Trinity College with a BA in theatre and dance and has 20 years’ experience as company manager for several major Broadway shows. 

“I am thrilled to be officially joining the Art Studio as the new program director.  It has always provided such impressive and quality art instruction in our community.”  As new program director, Lisa said it is her goal to “maintain the high standards of the program, raise awareness of the art studio in the community, and continue to offer classes to all ages that meet the community’s needs.” 

OSilas Art Studio offers art instruction to aspiring artists from ages 3 to 99, and classes are taught in its professional art studio on Concordia College’s Bronxville campus by a dedicated faculty of artists and art educators. The fall class catalogue is now available to view online at https://osilasgallery.org/workshops-and-classes/. Registration for the fall term is now open.

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact Lisa Rao at  CLOAKING  or 914-339-9300, ext. 2433.

Pictured here: Lisa Rao.

Photo courtesy Elizabeth Vranka, Executive Director, OSilas Gallery & Art Studio


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99B Pondfield Road
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Executive Director: Kathleen Suss

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Phone: 914-395-4507

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