Arts Council Grants announced

Posted on January 15, 2013 

 


The Alaska State Council on the Arts awarded over $44,900 in grants to Alaska artists and arts organizations in its third funding quarter of the year.

       

 

       

The Alaska State Council on the Arts is funded by the Alaska State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts, with support for arts education grants from the Rasmuson Foundation. All grant funding is contingent on the State of Alaska’s appropriation.

       

 

       

A complete list of the projects and grants by community is posted at: http://education.alaska.gov/aksca/

       

 COMMUNITY ARTS DEVELOPMENT GRANTS 

       

Artchange, Inc., $2,500, Sitka

       

Cyrano's Theatre Company, $4,000, Anchorage

       

Institute of the North, $2,000, Anchorage

       

Kachemak Bay Writers Conference,$4,000, Homer

       

Kodiak Arts Council, $4,500, Kodiak

       

Performing Arts Society, $2,750, Kenai

       

Valley Arts Alliance, $4,000, Palmer

       

 

       

 

       

CAREER OPPORTUNITY GRANTS          

       

Christine Byl, $900, Denali Park

       

Linda Ketchum, $900, Anchorage

       

Enzina Marrari, $900, Anchorage

       

Melissa Mencini, $900, Anchorage

       

Rebecca Poulson, $600, Sitka

       

                                                                                                           

       

 

       

WALKER ARTS GRANTS   

       

Alaska Theatre of Youth, $1,000, Anchorage

       

Kenai Performers, $860, Kenai

       

  

       

MASTER ARTIST AND APPRENTICE IN TRADITIONAL NATIVE ARTS GRANTS 

       

Jennifer R Olney-Miller (apprentice)/ Nicholas Lee Galanin (master),$2,000, Sitka

       

Vaughn Eide (apprentice)/Nathan Jackson (master), $2,000, Ward Cove/Saxman

       

                                                                                                                       

       

ARTIST IN SCHOOLS GRANTS 

       

Gustavus School, $1,820, Gustavus

       

Kasuun Elementary PTA, $2,490, Anchorage

       

Nikiski Middle and High School, $1,860, Nikiski

       

K-Beach Elementary School, $1,550,  Kalifornsky Beach

       

St. Paul and St. George/Pribilof School Distric, $3,390, St. Paul & St. George

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