(Boston, MA – September 29, 2014) Lawrence J. Simpson, board chair of the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), announced that Ginnie Lupi has joined NEFA’s board of directors. Ms. Lupi is the recently appointed executive director of the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts.

Lupi’s experience includes not-for-profit management, public policy consulting, grant writing and public relations work, and is an artist herself. Most recently, she served as executive director of the ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes in Corning, N.Y. Ginnie holds a Master of Fine Arts from SUNY-Albany, a Master of Arts in Political Science and a B.A. in History/Political Science from the College of Saint Rose.

“New Hampshire’s arts community is vibrant, varied and growing,” said Lupi. “I look forward to the work our State Arts Council can do with NEFA to help support our artists and arts organizations as we partner to contribute to the state’s – and the region’s – economy.”

About NEFA
NEFA builds connections among artists, arts organizations, and funders, powering the arts to energize communities in New England, the nation, and the world. NEFA is a nonprofit that operates in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the New England state arts agencies, with additional funding from foundations, corporations, individuals and other government agencies.

NEFA’s work is accomplished through grantmaking, services, and initiatives which strengthen and advance the national arts infrastructure. For more information, please visit www.nefa.org or call 617.951.0010.

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Contact: Ann Wicks | 617.951.0010 x534

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