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Greater Columbus Arts Council Awards September 2013 Artists in the Community Grants

in Press Releases October 31, 2013 1 min read

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Greater Columbus Arts Council Board of Trustees has approved 10 Artists in the Community grants totaling $6,194.50.

Because of overwhelming participation this year in the AITC program, GCAC has closed the program for the remainder of 2013. The program will reopen in January 2014.

ARTISTS IN THE COMMUNITY: Support for artists is provided through Professional Development Assistance and Supply 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.


Suzanne Gallagher – $500

Jack Gramann – $475

Frank Kozarich – $500

Charla Mayhew – $500

Kristen Spickard – $370

Darlene Yeager-Torre – $500


Sukanya Chand – $650 – Odissi Dance – Master Class

Abby Christ – $1,000 – PUST Glasvaerksted

James Shannon Filmore – $975 – Movement Lifestyle

Nicolette Swift – $724.50 – SCMS Conference

For more information on GCAC community funding, including guidelines and upcoming deadlines, go to

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. GCAC thanks the City of Columbus, Franklin County and the Ohio Arts Council for their continued support.

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CONTACT: Jami Goldstein
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