Leadership turnover at Austin Creative Alliance

Marcy Hoen, executive director of the Austin Creative Alliance has resigned from her position, the alliance’s board of trustees announced today.

John Riedie, an alliance board member, has been appointed interim CEO.

The city’s largest arts service organization, the alliance umbrellas independent projects and artists, offers access to health insurance and liability insurance and offers training and other assistance to arts organizations and artists.

Hoen had held the post since 2011. She said she plans to launch a new arts and music promotion initiative.

Riedie is an artist manager whose clients include Mother Falcon, Ruby Jane and T. Bird and the Breaks. Riedie assumes the interim position immediately and said that the alliance will begin a national search for a new CEO.


Author: Jeanne Claire van Ryzin

Jeanne Claire van Ryzin is the arts critic for the Austin American-Statesman. She writes about visual art, theater, dance, music, performance, public art, architecture and just about any combination thereof.

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