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A Life in Art and Activism
Ilsley Public Library
Artist, legislator, and former director of the Flynn Center in Burlington, John R. Killacky draws on commentaries from his book Because Art to relate his experiences as a dancer in New York in the 1970s and ‘80s, the maelstrom of the Culture Wars of the 1990s, and his work advocating for artists with disabilities.
About John R. Killacky
John R. Killacky currently serves in the Vermont House of Representatives. Previously he was Executive Director of Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Program Officer for Arts and Culture for The San Francisco Foundation, Executive Director of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and Curator of Performing Arts for Walker Art Center.
Photo courtesy John Killacky
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