New Artistic Innovations Grantees
Mid-America Arts Alliance is pleased to announce the FY2018 grantees for our Artistic Innovations program
Artistic Innovations supports individual artists and arts organizations for the creation of new artworks that result in public engagement. With generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the Windgate Charitable Foundation, $234,746 has been awarded to twenty-one projects in five states in our region: Arkansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas.
“Mid-America Arts Alliance is proud to support the 2018 Artistic Innovation awardees, which represent the diversity of experimentation, collaboration, and creative expression occurring throughout our region,” says Todd Stein, M-AAA CEO. “We are grateful for the continued support of the Windgate Charitable Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, whose vital funding supports our grantmaking to artists and arts organizations.”
The grantees, organized by artistic medium
Visual Art: Aurora Picture Show (Houston, TX); Classen Ten Penn Neighborhood Association (Oklahoma City, OK); George A. Spiva Center for the Arts (Joplin, MO); Olaniyi Rasheed Akindiya (Pflugerville, TX).
Read a full release here, including all project descriptions.
Pictured: Olaniyi Rasheed Akindiya, Three sides of a coin, 2013, Photo: Lukas Amakali.