Great Falls Foundation for the Arts (GFFFTA) announced the appointment of
Julie Casso as the executive director of the foundation and as the new director of the Great Falls School of Art. Casso will manage the school and its exciting offerings of art instruction classes and art workshops for adults and children. As executive director, Casso will advise and coordinate the activities of the foundation’s committees, including development, events, web site, long term planning and facilities. Casso comes to GFFFTA from a career with non-profit associations and community volunteer and program development roles in Great Falls. Of the many positions she has held locally, most notable are Celebrate Great Falls 4th of July Parade chair, Friends of the Great Falls Library chair, PTA president of Forestville Elementary, and co-chair of the Parent Advisory Committee of Village Green Day School.
Great Falls School of Art’s 2012 Fall Term still has a few remaining openings. For
more information on classes and registration go to the GFFFTA web site, http:// www.greatfallsart.org, where the school bulletin (containing information on courses and instructors) and registration information can be found. Or, contact Julie Casso, school director at GFSchoolofArt@gmail.com or by phone at 703-232-1575. The classes will be held at the GFFFTA facility, 1144 Walker Road, Suite G, near Dante Ristorante in the Colvin Run commercial area of Great Falls.