Skip to main content

Greater Columbus Arts Council Awards May & June Artists in the Community Grants

in Press Releases July 26, 2017 1 min read

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Greater Columbus Arts Council board of trustees approved 23 Artists in the Community grants totaling $17,893.

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 August 7 deadline.

Supply Grant:
Gus Dieker, $479
Katie Golonka, $500
Stephanie James, $500
Shawn McBride, $319
Randall Minnehan, $498
Molly Pattison, $477
Carol Stewart, $500
Matt Swift, $500
Mary Jane Ward, $500
Andrew Wood, $500

Performing Artist Travel Grants:
Ahmed Ali, $1,500
Kyle Edwards, $1,500
Eric Groseclose, $1,500
Paisha Thomas, $1,100

Professional Development Grants:
Utpola Borah, $1,000
Glenn Cox, $1,000
Sue Engle, $1,000
Hannah Hoffman, $1,000
Shawn McBride, $650
Mike Olenick, $1,000
Boryana Rusenova Ina, $600
Carol Stewart, $1,000
Quatric Williams, $270

For more information about individual artist funding and programs including guidelines and upcoming deadlines, 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