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Greater Columbus Arts Council Awards February Artists in the Community Grants

in Press Releases April 3, 2017 1 min read

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Greater Columbus Arts Council board of trustees approved 46 Artists in the Community grants totaling $27,760.

Support for artists is provided through Professional Development Assistance, Supply Grants, Performing Artist Travel Grants and the Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson Memorial Fund for Research and Development. 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.

Supply Grant:
Cory Aumiller, $500
Nadine Bower, $440
Daniel Colvin, $500
Jacci Delaney, $500
Kyle Downs, $500
Jessica Driscoll, $499
Kyle Edwards, $200
Elizabeth Fisher, $500
Ben Girvin, $500
Jess Lamar Reece Holler, $500
Terri Maloney-Houston, $493
Denise Lancaster, $500
Fredrik Marsh, $500
Kelli S. Martin, $485
Ardine Nelson, $500
Claudia Retter, $500
Nate Ricciuto, $500
Lucille Shearer, $483
Nicolette Swift, $500
Lisa Todd, $494
Aina Turiaga, $497
Eve Warnock, $500
Quatric Williams, $500
James Yoder, $424

Performing Artist Travel Grant:
Harold Chichester, $1,500
Troy Petty, $1,500
Alessio Picciano, $1,500

Professional Development Grant:
Brooke Albrecht, $1,000
Sukanya Chand, $760
Jacci Delaney, $1,000
Jess Lamar Reece Holler, $1,000
Anne Holman, $1,000
Ben Joy, $1,000
Joseph Pocs, $1,000
Claudia Retter, $1,000
Colleen Rosshirt, $985
Erik S. Sternberger, $1,000
Jen Townsend, $1,000
Melissa Vogley, $1,000

For more information about individual artist funding and programs including guidelines and upcoming deadlines, contact Keya Crenshaw, Grants & Services Coordinator, Artists at

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, we fund exemplary artists and arts organizations and provide 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.

CONTACT: Jami Goldstein
(614) 221-8492