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Greater Columbus Arts Council Awards March Artists in the Community Grants

in Press Releases May 4, 2017 1 min read

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Greater Columbus Arts Council board of trustees approved 30 Artists in the Community grants totaling $21,031.

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:
Cynthia Bryden, $500
Sara Castro, $500
Corey Dickerson, $500
Marisa Espe, $500
Caeleigh Featherstone, $466
Kim Keffer, $500
Amery Kessler, $500
Kyle Lemstrom, $444
Heidi Madsen, $500
Mathew Marrash, $500
Hayley Platt, $490
Jeremy Purser, $496
Samantha Parker Salazar, $500
Angela Smith, $500
Matthew Wolcott, $472
Leah Wong, $500

Performing Artist Travel Grant:
Elizabeth Fisher, $1,500

Professional Development Grant:
Nadine Bower, $1,000
Edwin Channels, $1,000
Kenya Davis, $350
Joseph Hebdo, $1,000
Anne Keener, $1,000
Amery Kessler, $1,000
Fredrik Marsh, $1,000
Rachel Maynard, $860
Minetta Minnick, $556
Cory Mitan, $1,000
Ardine Nelson, $1,000
Hayley Platt, $897
Christopher Wittum, $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, 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.

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CONTACT: Jami Goldstein
(614) 221-8492