De Rham new arts council director

Rufus de Rham of Kent will be the new executive director of the Northwest Connecticut Arts Council beginning Nov. 12. This photo was taken during a visit to the Morrison Gallery in Kent. Photo by Debra A. Aleksinas

TORRINGTON — Rufus de Rham of Kent will be the new executive director for the Northwest Connecticut Arts Council. His first day on the job is Nov. 12. 

The council has its office in Torrington but it offers support to artists in communities throughout Litchfield County.

Prior to accepting the full-time position, de Rham was the programming operations manager at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, where he managed the print traffic and technical projection operations at one of the largest nonprofit film organizations in the country.

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