Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Art Savvy Director Joins SITE Santa Fe.(Journal North Venue)

Byline: Gary E. Salazar Journal Staff Writer

Stainback Eagerly Accepts New Post

Charles A. Stainback's reply was quick and forthright. Asked if he knew who should be SITE Santa Fe's next executive director, Stainback replied, "Yes, me."

Stainback made his declaration in January, while talking to Bobbie Foshay-Miller, president of SITE Santa Fe's board of directors. Stainback was one of 25 candidates interviewed for the job after the departure of former SITE director Louis Grachos.

Stainback's declaration turned out to be true: he takes over as director of the private, nonprofit contemporary arts organization Sept. 1.

"He exceeded every other candidate when it came to experience," Foshay-Miller said. …

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