Meet Your Federal Arts Advocacy Captain


Tony Manfredi

Tony Manfredi is the Executive Director of the Nevada Arts Council, a state arts agency within the Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, established in 1967 to enrich the cultural life of the state by supporting, strengthening, and making excellence in the arts accessible to all Nevadans. Tony is responsible for providing the strategic direction and leadership for the organization, assessing, and overseeing current programming, optimizing business development opportunities for artists, arts organizations, and the public, representing the agency and state in regional and national forums, and managing the staff and budget housed within state government. 


His professional background combines 29 years of strategic planning, management, marketing, creative, and fundraising services for both local to Nevada and international businesses and organizations. Tony is a graduate of the University of San Diego with the degrees in Communication Studies (mass media emphasis) and Art (with a dual emphasis in Graphic Communication and Painting). 

Favorite Art Form: Painting

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