Local Arts Agencies: FY2002 Grants
Some details of the projects listed below are subject to change, contingent upon prior Endowment approval.
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Arts Council of Rock Hill and York County
Rock Hill, SC
To support the Revival Design Camp Meeting, including the marketing
of developed products. The Revival Design Camp Meeting provides
cross-training to professional craft artists and environmentalists
in the design of home furnishing and accessory prototypes that are
primarily composed of recycled materials.
City of Charleston, South Carolina
To support the provision of low- and no-cost Piccolo Spoleto
Festival events in a range of community settings. Held in
Charleston, , Piccolo Spoleto Festival presents
national and international artists and provides a significant venue
for artists of the southeastern region.
King County Arts Commission (consortium)
To support the King County Performance Network (KCPN). The KCPN, a
regional affiliation of local arts agencies, will provide
coordinated services to identify performance venues and better
techniques to market contemporary theater.
Lowndes/Valdosta Arts Commission
To support a series of exhibitions primarily featuring the work of
regional artists. Each exhibit will hang in the Main or Hall
Galleries of the Lowndes Valdosta Arts Center and will be
accompanied by monthly educational programming, as well as provide
the public with an opportunity to meet the artists.
Metropolitan Arts Council
To support Greenville Open Studio. Local professional artists will
open their studios for tours to the general public, and an
exhibition of works by the participating artists will be mounted at
the Greenville County Museum of Art.
Perry County Council of the Arts
To support the 19th Annual Festival at Little Buffalo and
Coffeehouse presentations. The festival is a regional event that
combines musical performances, workshops, a fine arts and crafts
marketplace, juried art exhibits and artist demonstrations.
Coffeehouse provides a venue for poets, authors and emerging
Pinellas County Arts Council
To support Youth Arts Corps, which places artists in juvenile
justice and community-based residency programs. It also operates
Youth Arts Corps at Wildwood, an after-school program, and Youth
Arts Corps Productions, a job-training program.
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Missouri Association of Community Arts Agencies
To support the Rural Initiative. The project will develop arts
programs in rural communities and provide services to isolated
artists through an on-line artist directory, a rural touring
roster, and technical assistance.
Scottsdale Cultural Council
To support an artist residency program in the Salt River and Gila
River Pima/Maricopa Indian communities. The residency program will
provide an opportunity for local and national artists to work with
tribal children in elementary and secondary schools.
Arts Council of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
To support a master artist residencies series designed to offer professional visual artists the
opportunity to work in non-studio settings. The master artists selected for this initial residency
are John Scott, Lin Emery and Helen Escobedo.
Churchill Arts Council
To support a performing and visual arts series for the benefit of residents of northern Nevada and
surrounding areas. The series will include performing and visual arts events offering a wide
variety of cultural traditions and aesthetics.
City of El Paso Arts Resources Dept.
El Paso, TX
To support the World on a String Guitar Festival, including performances and master classes.
Guitarists Paul Galbraith, Berta Rojas, Andrew York, Brian Gore, Peppino D'Agostino and Laurence
Juber will perform at the Chamizal National Memorial Theater drawing audiences from New Mexico and
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
New York, NY
To support the World Views Visual Arts Residency. Until the events of September 11, the program
operated on the 92nd floor of the World Trade Center's Tower One. An alternative site is being
Quad City Arts, Inc.
Rock Island, IL
To support the Visiting Artist Series. This series will include internationally acclaimed artists
performing and in residence at venues in a six-county area of Illinois and Iowa.
Americans for the Arts
To support the preservation of Americans for the Arts' policy,
research and training documents through digitization and the
creation of an online archive Digitizing and archiving these
documents, published as early as 1985, will make this collection
accessible to the arts policy and administration fields at the
local, state and national levels.
Alliance of New York State Arts Councils, Inc. (consortium)
To support the E-Institute for Leadership, developed in partnership with the New York State School
of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University. The E-Institute will provide an
opportunity for 30 state and local arts service professionals to participate in a series of
primarily technology-based learning activities designed to sharpen arts leadership skills.
Arts Council Lake Erie West
To support the expansion of the Black Swamp Rural Arts Initiative (BSRAI). Working in partnership
with the Ohio Arts Council, BSRAI will develop arts leadership skills in Northwest Ohio rural
communities through professional development workshops, peer mentoring and the use of
Bronx Council on the Arts
To support the Cultural Venture Fund. This initiative provides funding and consultants to assist
Bronx arts organizations in the development of arts-related entrepreneurial ventures.
To support the Cultural Assets Program. The Cultural Assets Program is an intensive, long term
leadership development and training program for the staff and board of small and emerging arts and
cultural organizations in greater Dayton.
Illinois Arts Alliance Foundation
To support the Local Arts Network. The Local Arts Network provides training, technical assistance
and networking opportunities for local arts agencies to strengthen local delivery of arts programs
and services throughout the state.
Michigan Association of Community Arts Agencies
Ann Arbor, MI
To support training and technical services to arts and cultural organizations. Through a series of
conferences, regional workshops and peer-to-peer assistance, the association will provide direct
services to arts and cultural organizations throughout Michigan's 83 counties.
Wisconsin Assembly for Local Arts
To support the Arts Leadership Program. The program will focus on education and expansion of the
management and leadership skills of paid and volunteer leaders of Wisconsin's community-based
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