PORTLAND, Ore., July 7, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) is pleased to announce the first cohort of the LIFT – Early Career Support for Native Artists program awardees. Following a national open call for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artist applicants, over 100 artists’ applications were reviewed by a panel of arts professionals specializing in dance, literature, film, multi-disciplinary arts, music, performance art, theater, traditional arts and visual arts. Twenty artists were selected to receive a $10,000 one-year award designed to support artists in furthering their work and/or to serve as
Erie Arts & Culture announced Friday new guidelines for the Emergency Financial Assistance Fund.
With the Emergency Financial Assistance Fund, creative and cultural professionals, including artists of all disciplines, who have experienced a disruption to their income stream can request up to $500 in assistance.
These funds are critical to ensuring that creative and cultural workers in Erie receive the support that they need – particularly when many have already been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. With the newly expanded guidelines, these individuals will have greater opportunity to receive
Pamplin Media Group – Wilsonville Arts and Culture Council announces live, virtual performance series
Offerings include concerts, dance routine at local church and WilsonvilleSTAGE show.
Unable to host its annual Festival of the Arts again, the Wilsonville Arts and Culture Council is offering another way for local residents to experience the arts, providing in-person and virtual opportunities to do so.
The organization announced in a press release June 25 that it’s hosting the Wilsonville Summer Performance Series, which will include live performances July 16-17 at Meridian United Church of Christ, as well as recordings that will be available virtually throughout August and September.
Contributing artists include Grammy Award-winning West Linn guitarist Mark Hanson, who
Eastside Culture Crawl Society Rebrands to Eastside Arts Society and Announces Plans for ‘Eastside Arts District’
Eastside Culture Crawl Society has announced its rebranding and name change to Eastside Arts Society, in recognition of the organization’s ongoing commitment to build and strengthen capacity for artists and arts organizations within the geographic region of Vancouver’s Eastside. In support of this overarching vision, the Vancouver Foundation has awarded EAS $300,000 over three years-the largest funding gift the society has received in its 25-year history-to develop a strategic plan for the implementation of a designated Eastside Arts District.
Vancouver’s Eastside is home to the highest concentration of artists in any neighbourhood across Canada and the birthplace of the popular