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January 4, 2017

Greater Columbus Arts Council Awards Fourth Quarter Project Support

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Greater Columbus Arts Council board of trustees approved 10 grants totaling $66,123 for fourth quarter Project Support in 2016.

This round of grants supports a variety of upcoming performances, exhibitions and projects such as Scott Woods’ Holler: 30 Days of Columbus Black Art, for/word company’s production of Patience Worth and the Ohio History Connection’s photography exhibition capturing the people and experience of the Bhutanese-Nepali community in Columbus. Find out about these events and more at www.columbusmakesart.com.

Future Project Support deadlines are Jan. 17, Apr. 17, July 17 and Oct. 16, 2017.

Project Support: Project Support grants provide funding for the numerous short-term cultural activities that give Columbus its vitality. The Arts Council awarded $66,123 in Project Support grants to the following organizations and projects:

Organization / Project / Grant Amount
Anatomical Scenario / Anna and the Annadroids: Faux(pas)bia / $5,319
ARTfluential / ARTprepreneur Workshop Series / $4,734
for/word company / Patience Worth / $7,746
Gallery Players / 68th season / $5,625
Green Lawn Abbey Preservation Association / Drawing on the Past / $1,125
Ohio History Connection / Forced to Migrate by the Thunder Mountain King / $12,065
OhioDance / 2017 OhioDance Festival and Conference / $14,345
Scott Woods, sponsored by the Kate Schulte Foundation / Holler: 30 Days of Columbus Black Art / $5,200
SID Public Association / Transforming Pearl Alley / $4,875
Small Steps are Giant Leaps / Small Steps Are Giant Leaps Photography Exhibition / $5,090

TOTAL: $66,123

About the Greater Columbus Arts Council: Through vision and leadership, advocacy and collaboration, the Greater Columbus Arts Council supports art and advances the culture of the region. A catalyst for excellence and innovation, we fund exemplary artists and arts organizations and provide programs, events and services of public value that educate and engage all audiences in our community. GCAC thanks the City of Columbus and the Ohio Arts Council for their continued support. www.gcac.org