The Arts Commission Announces Seeks Local Artist Applicants for 2019 Merit Awards

Eye On Art  |  10/08/2019 10:00 am

The Arts Commission is pleased to announce the deadline of Monday, October 21 for the 2019 Merit Awards. This program recognizes outstanding individual local literary, performing and visual artists with financial awards: one $2500 award, two $1000 awards and one $500 award.

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Regionally renowned artists and cultural leaders have been invited to participate in a review process of the merit award applications. Their collective expertise ranges across the visual, performing, literary and multi- disciplinary arts. This review panel will make recommendations for funding to the Arts Commission staff and board. The 2019 review panel includes Jennifer Harge, Dave Lucas, and Sarah Rose Sharp.

Please find the full press release attached, along with photos of the review panelists. 

For more information contact: Jordan Buschur, Artist Services Coordinator, 419.254.2787 x 1018, [email protected].