–Robin Held, the Frye Art Museum‘s deputy director, has been named the new executive director of Reel Grrls, a film and new-media program for young women. Held’s last project at the Frye will be “Susie J. Lee: Of Breath and Rain,” opening Feb. 18. During Held’s 8-year tenure at the Frye, she curated exhibits by the Degenerate Art Ensemble, Implied Violence and other multimedia talents. She starts her new job on March 1.
–Christopher Zinovitch, director of theater and education at ArtsWest, has been promoted to artistic director of that organization. Zinovitch began his career at ArtsWest 12 years ago as an intern. After the departure of executive director Alan Harrison, the ArtsWest board decided to create co-leadership of artistic director and managing director; the search for Zinovitch’s co-leader begins soon. ArtsWest’s current production is “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!)”