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Batesville Area Arts Council announces new gallery manager

Eliseo Casiano is the new gallery manager for the Batesville Area Arts Council (BAAC). 

According to a release from BAAC, Casiano (pictured above) will assist in programming for BAAC, which includes gallery exhibitions, workshops, and fundraising.

“We are so honored to welcome Eliseo to the Batesville Area Arts Council team,” said Alicia Williams, BAAC board president. “We look forward to all he will add to the gallery with his talent, knowledge, passion, and desire to plug into the arts community. Carly Dahl has done an amazing job through this unprecedented time and adding Eliseo to the team will allow us to do even more exciting things for the arts in Batesville.”

“I am grateful for the opportunity to serve as gallery manager for the Batesville Area Arts Council,” Casiano said. “I look forward to supporting the gallery’s mission toward community engagement through accessible art programming. I feel privileged to share my experience in visual arts and education with the city of Batesville.”

Casiano received his BFA in painting from East Central University in Ada, Okla. and his MFA from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La. Alongside his work with BAAC, Casiano teaches part-time in the Fine Arts Program at Lyon College.

For more information on getting involved with the arts, becoming a volunteer at the gallery located at 226 E. Main St., making a donation, or learning about workshops and educational programs sponsored by the Arts Council please visit their website at, email or call (870) 793-3382.  

Image via BAAC

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