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PA Council on the Arts Staff

Please direct general questions to (717) 787-6883 or RA-arts@pa.gov, or submit your inquiry here


Karl Blischke, Executive Director | kablischke@pa.gov | (717) 787-1530

Heather Doughty, Deputy Executive Director | hdoughty@pa.gov | (717) 787-1517

Jamie Dunlap, Chief of Creative Catalysts & Lifelong Learning | jadunlap@pa.gov | (717) 525-5542

Amy Gabriele, Chief of Finance & Administration | agabriele@pa.gov | (717) 525-5547 

Norah Johnson, Director of External Affairs & Public Awareness | norajohnso@pa.gov | (717) 525-5549

Laura Kline, Executive Secretary | laurakline@pa.gov | (717) 425-7600

Amanda Lovell, Director of Access to the Creative Sector | alovell@pa.gov | (717) 787-1523

Sarah Merritt, Director of Pennsylvania Creative Communities and the Creative Economy | skmerritt@pa.gov | (717) 787-1521

Dana Payne, Director of DEI Initiatives, Diverse Cultures & Heritage | danpayne@pa.gov | (717) 525-5544

Seth Poppy, Director of Data Systems & Creative Services | spoppy@pa.gov | (717) 787-1520

Ian Rosario, Grants Liaison | irosario@pa.gov | 717-525-5548


PCA Office Information 

Our address: 216 Finance Building, Commonwealth & North Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17120
Hours of business: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday - Friday

The PCA is located in the Finance Building, part of the historic Capitol Complex completed in 1939. The Commonwealth hired artists to create sculptures and murals for the building, and philosophers to select quotations engraved in various building locations.


 
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Architects: William Gehron and Sidney F. Ross