“It’s about indulging in something that brings you pure joy. After the final competition, win or lose, I’ll know that I gave it my all and that I was there for the poetry, not for the award.”
This past January, the Arizona Commission on the Arts invested $119,000 in 16 arts-focused ventures at regional fast-pitch events held in four Arizona cities. Over the next two weeks we’ll be checking in with some of those ventures to see how they’re progressing. First up is Gretchen Baer of Bisbee.
“The Art Tank grant gave us not only a solid financial start, but strong credentials when we began to promote our programming. The Art Tank initiative is not only a money-granting event, but a celebration of great ideas and the positive excitement was palpable.”
On April 10, 2015, at the Yuma Arts Center, 100 artists will be exhibited in what organizers are calling “the largest visual arts event in the state of Arizona.” A selection of the exhibition will then be toured throughout the state from June 2015 through August 2016.