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NEA Announces Second Round of Grants for FY 2022

From Liz Auclair, National Endowment for Arts – 18 Tennessee organizations are receiving a total of $1,409,900. Washington, DC — For its second major grant announcement of fiscal year 2022, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is announcing more than $91 million in recommended grants to organizations in all 50 states and U.S. jurisdictions. […]

Sarah Elizabeth Cornejo – 2022 State Fellowship Recipient

From Ivan Schustak, South Arts – South Arts has named sculptor, Sarah Elizabeth Cornejo of Memphis as one of nine visual artists as 2022 State Fellows, part of the Southern Prize and State Fellowships program. Each fellowship – one per state in the South Arts region of AL, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, […]

Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants

From New York Foundation for the Arts – New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), in partnership with the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, has announced the launch of Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants, a new program that will provide one-time grants of up to $5,000 to professional dancers in need, who have a dire financial emergency due to […]

Individual Artist Career Opportunity Grant

From South Arts – The Individual Artist Career Opportunity Grant from South Arts supports a milestone opportunity in an individual artist’s career that is likely to lead to substantial and significant career advancement. Grants of up to $2,000 are available to support opportunities taking place between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023. Please visit […]

Tennessee Women’s Suffrage Mural Project

By Shannon Ford, Director of Community Arts Development – The Tennessee Arts Commission worked in partnership with DMA-events, Inc. (DMA), to install two murals that commemorate the centennial of the 19th Amendment and the history of women’s right to vote in the United States and Tennessee in Sweetwater and Lawrenceburg. South Arts awarded the Commission […]

Congrats to TN’s Poetry Out Loud national finalist, Kendall Grimes!

From Poetry Out Loud – Washington, DC — Tennessee’s Kendall Grimes, from Battle Ground Academy, was chosen as one of the nine Poetry Out Loud finalists to advance to the national finals. Nine high school students from across the nation are vying for the title of 2022 Poetry Out Loud™ National Champion and the $20,000 […]