Contact Wisconsin Arts Board

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Wisconsin Arts Board is located on the 3rd floor at 3319 West Beltline Hwy in Madison, Wisconsin. Feel free to drop by, call us at 608/266-0190; Fax: 608/267-0380; E-mail: Wisconsin Arts Board​, or write to us:

Wisconsin Arts Board
PO Box 8690
Madison, WI  53708-8690

Office hours are 7:45 am – 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. As a state agency, our offices are closed all state holidays.

If you have, or are working with someone who has, a visual or cognitive impairment that makes reading the material on this site difficult, please contact our staff so that we can review the material with you.​


​​Staff Listing

​George Tzougros, Executive Director

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Creation & Presentation Grants; Creative Communities Grants – Arts Education Emphasis; Compiler, Wisconsin Arts News; Agency Liaison to Governor’s Office and Legislature as well as the Cultural Coalition of Wisconsin; Governor’s Council on Tourism; Robert E. Gard Wisconsin Idea Foundation; Wisconsin Alliance for Arts Education; and the Wisconsin Foundation for the Arts. Chairman of the National Creativity Network.
E​mail: George Tzougros
Phone: 608/267-2006​

Karen Goeschko, Assistant Director for Programs & Services

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Creation & Presentation Grants; Wisconsin Regranting Program; Creative Communities Grants – Local Arts Emphasis; Liaison to Wisconsin Presenters Network, Arts Wisconsin, and Rural Development Council; supervision of staff.
Email:Karen Goeschko
Phone: 608/267-2026 (


Dale Johnson, Grants and Information Specialist

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Database management and agency data collection systems including online applications as well as interim and final reports; Constituent support; 1st level IT support and liaison for agency information technology systems; Administrative support to Board and agency; Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator. 
Phone: 608/264-8191 (

Kaitlyn Berle, Folk and Traditional Arts Specialist

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Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program; Woodland Indian Arts Initiative; Creative Communities Grants - Folk Arts & Folklife Emphasis, Arts in Education Emphasis.
Email: Kaitlyn Berle​ (
Phone: 608/266-8106​