About Marc Vogl

Name: Marc

Web Site: http://www.hewlett.org

Bio: Marc Vogl is a program officer at Hewlett Foundation managing grants to Bay Area arts organizations and developing strategies to promote next generation leadership. Marc is co-Chair of the city of Oakland’s Cultural Commission’s Funding Advisory Committee and is a member of the Northern California Grantmakers Arts Loan Fund. Marc served on the San Francisco Arts Task Force and Barack Obama’s National Arts Policy Committee. Marc has worked for over a decade with artists and performing arts groups in the Bay Area. He co-founded the sketch comedy group Killing My Lobster and the Hi/Lo Film Festival and served as executive director of Lobster Theater Project, a multi-disciplinary San Francisco non-profit arts organization. Marc's experiences in the arts have included acting, writing, directing and producing award winning comedy shows and new plays, making short films, and programming film festivals. Marc received the 2010 Emerging Leader Award from Americans for the Arts for his efforts to support young arts leaders. Marc lives in San Francisco with his wife and 1 year old son.

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Alec Baldwin and Nigel Lythgoe talk about the state of the arts in America at Arts Advocacy Day 2012. The acclaimed actor and famed producer discuss arts education and what inspires them.