Art Alliance Austin has announced the appointment of Asa Hursh as their new Executive Director. Hursh recently served as Deputy Director of the organization, and has been on staff there since 2012. AAA is one of Austin’s oldest arts nonprofits, and is involved in the production of several annual arts events, including EAST, PechaKucha, the Downtown Holiday Stroll and Art City Austin.
Additionally, AAA has announced Holly McDaniel as its new Director of Development and Wendy Prindle as Director of Operations, and several new board members.
The board includes David Bodenman, Highland Resources (Chair), Jada Garrison, The University of Texas at Austin (Vice Chair), Berkeley Claxton, St. David’s HeathCare (Treasurer), Ryan Bennett, Frost Bank (Secretary/Parliamentarian), Kim Eckert, IBM, Sharon Kronberg, philanthropist, Grover Bynum, Austin Technology Council, Steve Maddox, Austin High School, and Joel Sumner, National Instruments, but the AAA’s announcement does not make it clear who on this list is new.