George Tzougros is executive director of the Wisconsin Arts Board, the state agency which nurtures creativity, cultivates expression, promotes the arts, supports the arts in education, stimulates community and economic development and serves as a resource for people of every culture and heritage. Tzougros works with the creative industries, Wisconsin Arts Board members and staff, the Governor, and state legislature to create funding programs and services to meet the needs of the citizens of Wisconsin. Tzougros is a member of the Governor’s Council on Tourism, the Cultural Coalition of Wisconsin, and the steering committee for the Wisconsin Task Force on the Arts and Creativity in Education. Tzougros is the chair of the National Creativity Network; a co-founder of the Wisconsin Science Festival; past president of Wisconsin/Chiba Incorporated and Film Wisconsin, and a board member of the Robert E. Gard Wisconsin Idea Foundation. Tzougros has served as executive director of the Arts Board since 1996 and prior to that he served as assistant director, and was responsible for arts education, community arts development, and presenting and touring.
Wisconsin Academy Administrative Offices and Steenbock Gallery
1922 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
3rd Floor, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703