R. Philip Hanes

About the Author

R. Philip Hanes helped launch the American arts council movement in the 1950s and has since served on the boards of more than 50 international, national, state, and local arts agencies and received three presidential appointments, three honorary university degrees, and 24 arts awards. He helped found three national conservation organizations and served on the boards of 19 others. He also assembled one of the largest and most repected private collections of the 18th- and 19th-century American fine art. Phil and his wife, Charlotte, live in and continue to serve the community of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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