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Wednesday, 16 October 2013 00:00

Jackson County Arts Council names grant winners

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art jax grantsThe Jackson County Arts Council announced its 2013-14 grant recipients.

 

Winning applicants included WNC Pottery Festival for a guest potter, Catch the Spirit of Appalachia for production of “Stories of Mountain Folk,” Western Carolina Community Chorus for accompanying musicians for two performances, Western Carolina Community Orchestra for musicians for three performances, WCU Fine Art Center Family Days for art in the park during the Farmer’s Market, WCU Fine Art Sculpture for presentation of international artist Thoraninsdottir’s  “Installation Horizons,” WCU Youth Art Spring Display in March at the Bardo Fine Arts Center for Jackson County Schools, Mountain Heritage Day for multicultural artists, craftsmen and musicians, Dillsboro Merchants Association for Color Fest musicians, Liar’s Bench for performers, Junior Appalachian Musicians for monthly visiting musicians, Smokey Mountain High School for multicultural artists, Jackson County Schools for multicultural programs, Cullowhee Mountain Arts for Arts Management Internship, and Jackson County Visual Arts Association for three visual art workshops to be held in handicap accessible facilities.

The Jackson County Arts Council receives funding for these grants from the North Carolina Arts Council’s Grassroots Arts Program Grants, which is matched by Jackson County government, from memberships and fundraising. The North Carolina Arts Council is an agency of the Department of Cultural Resources.

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