Tweetie Bird In exchange for struggling in the crowded city, the poorest artist can be enriched by the ideas circulating for free. [More from ccoletta]

August 16, 2003

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About the Show

Our guests this week are Bill Ivey and Douglas Dempster. They helped organize the dialogue at UNESCO's recent meeting in Austin on the International Creative Sector: Its Dimensions, Dynamics and Audience Development.

Bill Ivey has traveled the art map. For 27 years he led the Country Music Foundation. He was selected by former President Bill Clinton to become chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts where he became a strong advocate for popular culture. He is now the Harvie Branscomb Distinguished University Visiting Scholar at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.

Douglas Dempster is Senior Associate Dean for the College of Fine Arts at the University of Texas at Austin.

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