CETA Arts Legacy - Accomplishments

Media Appearances, Academic Presentations, Policy References - Full List

Media Appearances

The Forgotten Federally Employed Artists
article by Virginia Maksymowicz and Blaise Tobia for Hyperallergic (12/20)

Artists Look Back for a Path Forward
radio interview on Cityscape with George Bodarsky WFUV-FM (4/21)

CETA Saved Me - photographic feature: aCurator (4/21)

Artists say a forgotten Nixon-era jobs program could radically alter federal arts funding
article by Stephan Salisbury for the Philadelphia Inquirer (4/21)

Could a Nixon-era Employment Scheme Get Artists Back to Work?
article by Margaret Carrigan for The Art Newspaper (July 2020)

What Will Culture Look Like in the Next Decade?
The Art Newspaper podcast "The Week in Art"
interview with Virginia Maksymowicz and Blaise Tobia starts at 45:55

The CETA Program
radio interview on Artwatch with Constance McBride, WCHE, West Chester, PA (11/20)

Academic Presentations

"The Forgotten Federal Artists: CETA and the CCF Artists Project"
Christy Rupp • Ademola Olegbefola • Judd Tully • Blaise Tobia (chair)
at the College Art Association conference in NYC (February 2019)

"Artists, Institutions and Public Funding for the Arts: the Legacy of CETA"
Tom Finkelpearl • Rochelle Slovin • Ted Berger • Steven C. Dubin • Howard Singerman (chair)
at Hunter College (February 2019)

Presentation to the American Photography Archive Group (APAG)
by CETA Arts photographers George Malave and Larry Racioppo (March 2021)

Presentation to the Appraiser Association of America
by Blaise Tobia and Virginia Maksymowicz (September 2020)

Policy References

NYC mayor Bill de Blasio's announcement of the City's Artists Corps project (5/6/21) cites CETA as an inspiration for the Corps.

Earlier, in the 2018 Create NYC plan developed by the Department of Cultural Affairs, the CETA Artist Project is included as a case study.

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