Potsdam, NY, Jan 04, 2013 — The new year marks the start of a new chapter for the St. Lawrence County Arts Council. The group's new executive director, Rebekah Wilkins-Pepiton, who began her new duties this week in Potsdam. Hilary Oak, former executive director of the Arts Council, stepped down at the end of December to pursue other interests.
Rebekah Wilkins-Pepiton is a photographer and graphic designer with a keen interest in fostering working relationships between artists and their communities. She spoke with Todd Moe about her arts career that has taken her from teaching high school visual art in Colorado to serving in the Peace Corps in Southwest China for the past two years.