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Greater Columbus Arts Council Awards August Artists in the Community Grants

in Press Releases September 29, 2014 1 min read

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Greater Columbus Arts Council Board of Trustees approved nine (9) Artists in the Community grants totaling $4,910.

ARTISTS IN THE COMMUNITY: Support for artists is provided through Professional Development Assistance, Supply Grants and Performing Artist Travel Grants.  These support programs give artists in the community the opportunity to enhance their skills and create work that helps drive the vibrancy of the arts in Columbus and Franklin County. Applications are accepted monthly and are funded on a first come, first served basis.

Because of overwhelming participation this year in the AITC programs, the Arts Council has closed the programs for the remainder of 2014. The programs will reopen in January 2015.


Kimberly Webb – Visual Artist/Sculptor – $1,000

Nancy Kangas – Writer – $460

Total Professional Development Assistance: $1,460


Cassidy Rae Limbach – Visual Artist – $500

Kevin Estes – Musician – $500

Paul Wilbur – Photographer – $475

Tom Hubbard – Digital Artist – $475

Joseph Thompson – Visual Artist – $500

Shahid Khan – Glass Artist – $500

Erik Sternberger – Filmmaker – $500

Total Supply Grants: $3,450

For more information about Arts Council funding and programs including guidelines and upcoming deadlines, contact Ruby Harper, Grants & Services Director at or by phone, (614) 221-8406.

About the Greater Columbus Arts Council:  Through vision and leadership, advocacy and collaboration, the Greater Columbus Arts Council supports art and advances the culture of the region. A catalyst for excellence and innovation, the Arts Council funds exemplary artists and arts organizations and provides programs, events and services of public value that educate and engage all audiences in our community. The Arts Council thanks the City of Columbus and the Ohio Arts Council for their continued support.  The Arts Council has been recognized as one of the “5 NonProfits to Watch” in 2014 by The Columbus Foundation.


CONTACT: Jami Goldstein
(614) 221-8492