Rob Alan Okun, American editor, art curator, film producer. Grantee New York, State Council on the Arts, 1985, 86, 87, New England Foundation for the Arts, Boston, 1985-1987, Woody Guthrie Foundation, New York City, 1986; recipient Writer-in-Residence award Berkshire Forum, Stephentown, New York, 1986.
Journalist Springfield Union-Sunday Republican, 1973-1974. Editor, public New Roots Magazine, Greenfield, Massachusetts, 1979-1983. Executive director Rosenberg Era Art Project, Turners Falls, since 1983.
Co-director Cultural Forecast, Montague, since 1986. Public Workplace Democracy, Amherst, 1985-1990. Development director Wingspan, Journal of the Male Spirit, since 1990.
Consultant in field; newsletter consultant National Yiddish Book Center, Amherst, 1983-1986. Development associate Peace Development Fund, Amherst, 1982. Lecturer University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1978.
Commentator Station WFCR-Radio, Amherst, 1983-1987.
Board directors Veterans Education project, Amherst, 1986-1989, Temple Israel, Greenfield, 1986-1989, Rosenberg Fund for Children, Springfield, Massachusetts, since 1990. Member Alliance for Cultural Democracy, American Association Museum, National Writers Union, National Association Artists Organizations.
Born June 27, 1950
1973 - 1974
1979 - 1983
1985 - 1990