MacDowell Colony Elects Susan Austin President
May 19, 2010 at 4:36 PM (PT)
THE MACDOWELL COLONY, one of AMERICA’s leading artist residency programs, announces the election of SUSAN DAVENPORT AUSTIN to president of its board of directors. MS. AUSTIN currently serves as SVP/CFO of SHERIDAN BROADCASTING CORP and Pres. of SHERIDAN GOSPEL NETWORK, and is based in NEW YORK.
SUSAN AUSTIN takes over from former president CARTER WISEMAN. “I am honored to have been elected president of THE MACDOWELL COLONY, which has provided artist residencies for more than 100 years,” said AUSTIN. “I am excited by the opportunity to help MACDOWELL grow in its nurturing of the arts and providing artists the freedom to create.”