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Individual Artist Grants and Services Program - Investing in the Future of Ohio's Artists
Individual artists are making a difference in communities across Ohio every day. They illuminate community identity and help us understand and imagine our lives in new ways. Our lives are richer and more remarkable because of the contribution of artists to the social, physical, economic and spiritual fabric of our neighborhoods and towns. The presence of artists in a particular place is a strong indicator of cultural vitality. Businesses, new and old alike, need places where work and play come together in creative and dynamic ways. Artists living and working in a community affect the extent to which arts and culture are integrated into the schools and the number of non-profit arts organizations, theatres, art classes, galleries, and venues for live music in that community.
The FY2015 Individual Excellence Award Panel Meetings Information
The FY2015 Individual Excellence Award panel meetings were held December 8 - 19 at the Multipurpose Room in the Rhodes State Office Tower, 30 E Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43215-3414. The meeting(s) were open to the public. You will be notified via OLGA if you were recommended for an Individual Excellence Award on January 9, 2015. To ensure that you receive the email and it does not go in your spam folder please make sure you have OLGA as an approved sender. The email address is OLGAHELPDESK@OAC.STATE.OH.US
Please click on the discipline name below to view the bios of the panelists that reviewed the applications in that discipline.Visual Arts 3d Panelist Bios
If you have questions about the panel process please contact program coordinator, Kathy Signorino, firstname.lastname@example.org or 614/728-6140 or program director, Ken Emerick, email@example.com or 614/728-4421.
Individual Artist Grant Programs:
The Individual Artist Grants and Services Program offers grants to individual artists in two program areas:
1.The Individual Excellence Awards provides grants to Ohio artists for the exceptional merit of a body of work. These awards recognize creativity and imagination that exemplifies the highest level of achievement in a particular discipline and advances the art form. Please read the program Guidelines before applying.
Grant opportunities for artists through other OAC programs:
Other services we provide for artists:
In addition to grants the OAC's IAGSP office offers a number of resources for artists. We've created a page that holds all these resources in one place; visit it now by following this
link: Artist Resources
Other information you should know:
Grants : Application Forms | Deadlines & Panel Meetings | Guidelines | OLGA | Legal Requirements | Funding History | Logos & Credit Materials
Programs : Arts Learning | Grants for Artists | Grants for Organizations | Other OAC Programs| Percent for Art
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