Kentucky Arts Council aids professional development of Kentucky artists
FRANKFORT, Ky. –The Kentucky Arts Council has awarded a total of $3,194 in Individual Artist Professional Development grants to seven Kentucky artists for the third quarter of fiscal year 2010.
The competitive matching grants of up to $500 have been awarded to: John Atha, Franklin County; Lynnell Edwards, Jefferson County; Lori Larusso, Fayette County; Christina Lovin, Garrard County; Jennifer McLamb, Fayette County; Leslie Nichols, Warren County; and Yani Vozos, Jefferson County.
The Individual Artist Professional Development Program assists Kentucky artists in developing or expanding opportunities or activities that will help them further their professional lives as artists. The grants awarded include funding support for recording a promotional CD for a group of musicians playing a fusion of Appalachian and Latin folk music; the design, production and printing of promotional materials for a craft artist's business; and travel expenses to enable a writer to take advantage of a residency fellowship opportunity.
For more information about the program, contact Charla Reed, the partnerships and initiatives director, at (502) 564-3757, ext. 485 or email@example.com. To access guidelines, instructions and an application for an Individual Artist Professional Development grant, go to http://artscouncil.ky.gov/guide/prog3/apd_gdl.html.
The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, creates opportunities for Kentuckians to value, participate in and benefit from the arts. Kentucky Arts Council funding is provided by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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