Dr. Craig Centrie of the Department of Education will be  honored by Arts Services Initiative (ASI of Western New York) on May 22 with a lifetime achievement award.  Over the past 40 years, Dr. Centrie has been a member of the Latino Artists Collective, a co-founder of El Museo Francisco Oller y Diego Rivera, and has served as its curator and later as executive director. In addition, Dr. Centrie has served as New York State’s Council on the Arts Chair of Decentralization for 14 years with the Arts Council of Buffalo and Erie County. He has also served as Vice President of CEPA Gallery in the 90’s, Secretary of the Arts Council of Buffalo and Erie County form ’86 to 2000, is chair of the Buffalo Collective and served as an advisor to Locust Street Art Classes. He currently is a member of the Roswell Park Arts Committee. Throughout his life, Dr. Centrie has emphasized equity and social justice through the arts. Tickets for the Spark Awards, which honor many local artists, are available through ASI.

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