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Greater Columbus Arts Council Awards July Artists in the Community Grants

in Press Releases September 5, 2017 1 min read

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Greater Columbus Arts Council board of trustees approved 22 Artists in the Community grants totaling $19,122.

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, until program funds are exhausted. The Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson Memorial Fund for Research and Development is closed; all other programs are open and accepting applications for the September 5 deadline.

Supply Grant:
Eric Groseclose, $472
Tom Hubbard, $500
Ken Nurenberg, $500
Celia Peters, $500
Ann Silverman, $500
Robert Tavani, $500
Maria White, $500

Performing Artist Travel Grants:
Nick D’Andrea, $1,500
Corey Dickerson, $1,500
Ron Holmes, $1,500
Andy Kuss, $1,150

Professional Development Grants:
Cole Garlando, $1,000
Cordell Hardgrove, $1,000
Dana Lynn Harper, $1,000
Josh Hines, $1,000
Kelly Hurlbert, $1,000
Ken Nurenberg, $1,000
Matthew Reese, $1,000
Satoko Shimizu, $1,000
Allison Sponhaltz, $1,000
Mary Jane Ward, $1,000

For more information about individual artist funding and programs including guidelines and upcoming deadlines, visit or contact Alison Barret, Grants & Services Director,

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.


CONTACT: Jami Goldstein
(614) 221-8492