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performer , arts activist

Penelope Alice Boyer, American arts activist, performer. Arts Administration fellow National Education Association, 1989, Artists fellow City of San Antonio, 1995-1996; recipient Joe Frost Play Advocate award, 1998.


Boyer, Penelope Alice was born on December 24, 1960 in New York City. Daughter of Donald Day and Cynthia Alice (McEvoy) Boyer.


Bachelor, Hampshire College, 1982. Master of Arts, New York University, 1988.


Artist services assistant Theatre Communications Group, New York City, 1983-1988. Temporary program specialist National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, 1989. Associate director National Association Artists' Organizations, 1989-1993.

Editor Weekly On-line Art News Digest Arts Wire New York Federation for the Arts Internet, 1994-1995. Director San Antonio Dance Umbrella, 1995-1996. Director, founder Southtown Supports the Arts (SPARTS), San Antonio, since 1995.

Board member Southtown Main St. Alliance, San Antonio, 1995-1997, vice president community relations, 19997-98. Consultant Centro Cultural Aztlan, Maryland Art Place, Association American Cultures, Esperanza Center.


  • Other Work

    • Performer, collaborator on original new works by artists incorporated, Anne Bogart, Ping Chong, Ain Gordon, Tim Miller, Ruth Margraff, Stephen Petronio, David Sedaris off-Broadway and throughout United States.


Board directors San Antonio chapter American Civil Liberties Union, 1996-1997, Presa Real Neighborhood Commercial Revitalization Project, since 2000. Vice president Lavaca Neighborhood Association, 1998-1900, president, since 2000. Member Mission Trail Rotary Club (charter), S. San Antonio Chamber of Chamber (board directors since 2000).


Donald Day Boyer

Cynthia Alice (McEvoy) Boyer