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James Thornton Appointed to Raleigh Artspace Board

  • January 27, 2010

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce that Raleigh Partner, James C. Thornton, has been named to the 2009-2010 Artspace board of directors. Board members will serve as advocates of Artspace and provide overall leadership, advice and direction to the staff and volunteers. Over the next year, board members will work to increase awareness of Artspace and expand the public’s understanding of Artspace’s involvement in the community. Artspace provides the community with the opportunity to interact with working artists, to view award-winning exhibitions and to participate in hands-on arts education.

“I am excited to announce the 2009-2010 board of directors,” said Mary Poole, Executive Director of Artspace. “Their combined leadership experiences and community connections will be beneficial as they work to promote awareness of Artspace and its involvement in the community.”  

About Artspace
Artspace is a nonprofit visual arts center dedicated to providing arts education and community outreach programs, creating an environment of more than 100 professional artists and presenting nationally acclaimed exhibitions. Located in downtown Raleigh in the historic Sanders Ford building, Artspace has been providing the community with the opportunity to interact with working artists and to participate in hands-on arts education since 1986.  For more information about Artspace, exhibitions or membership, please visit 

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