Arts Commission Awards Artist Research and Development Grants to 7 Arizona Artists

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For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Blake 602-771-6536 cblake@azarts.gov ARTS COMMISSION AWARDS ARTIST RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS TO 7 ARIZONA ARTISTS PHOENIX, AZ (December 18, 2012) – In December 2012, the Governor-appointed board of the Arizona Commission on the Arts awarded the Artist Research and Development Grants to artists from across Arizona, practicing in a variety… Read more »

Arizona Commission on the Arts Launches Poet Laureate Nomination Process

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For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Blake 602.771.6536 cblake@azarts.gov Arizona Commission on the Arts Launches Poet Laureate Nomination Process PHOENIX (October 3, 2012). The Arizona Commission on the Arts, an agency of the State of Arizona, today launches the nomination process for the inaugural Arizona Poet Laureate. At the start of the last legislative session, Arizona… Read more »

Arts Commission Announces Three New Hires: Artist Services Coordinator, Grants and Operations Coordinator, Organizational Services Coordinator

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For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Blake 602.771.6536 cblake@azarts.gov Arts Commission Announces Three New Hires: Artist Services Coordinator, Grants and Operations Coordinator, Organizational Services Coordinator PHOENIX (August 29, 2012). Robert Booker, Executive Director of the Arizona Commission on the Arts (ACA) today announced new hires to fill staff vacancies within the state arts agency, following the… Read more »

Arizona Commission on the Arts Announces Grants to Organizations and Schools: $1,517,564 Awarded to Catalyze Arts and Cultural Activities Across the State

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For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Blake 602.771.6536 cblake@azarts.gov Arizona Commission on the Arts Announces Grants to Organizations and Schools $1,517,564 Awarded to Catalyze Arts and Cultural Activities Across the State PHOENIX (August 13, 2012). The Arizona Commission on the Arts, an agency of the State of Arizona, announces 267 grants to organizations, local arts agencies,… Read more »

Arizona High School Student to Compete in National Poetry Out Loud Recitation Contest

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For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Blake (602) 771-6536 cblake@azarts.gov ARIZONA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT TO COMPETE IN NATIONAL POETRY OUT LOUD RECITATION CONTEST Over 13,000 Arizona high school students participate in Arizona Poetry Out Loud PHOENIX, AZ (May 11, 2012) – Joshua Furtado, a senior at Tucson Magnet High School in Tucson, Arizona, was selected as… Read more »

Over 13,000 Arizona High School Students Compete in Poetry Out Loud; Seventh Annual Arizona Poetry Out Loud Recitation Finals Announced

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For Immediate Release Contact:  Casey Blake (602) 771-6536 cblake@azarts.gov Over 13,000 Arizona High School Students Compete in Poetry Out Loud; Seventh Annual Arizona Poetry Out Loud Recitation Finals Announced Phoenix, Arizona (March 22, 2012) – The Seventh Annual Poetry Out Loud State Recitation Finals will be held on Thursday, March 29 at 7pm at the… Read more »

Arizona State House of Representatives and Arizona Commission on the Arts Announce Visions of Arizona Art Exhibition

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NEWS RELEASE Contact: Casey Blake, 602-771-6536, cblake@azarts.gov Rey Torres, 602-926-3233, rtorres@azleg.gov PHOENIX, AZ (January 13, 2012)—Visions of Arizona, an exhibition conceived by State Representative Debbie Lesko and developed through a partnership between the Arizona State House of Representatives, the Arizona Commission on the Arts and the Arizona Art Alliance, is now on view throughout the… Read more »

Director of Strategic Initiatives for the Arizona Commission on the Arts, Adriana Gallego, Takes on Prominent National Role at the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture (NALAC)

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For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Blake 602-771-6536 cblake@azarts.gov Director of Strategic Initiatives for the Arizona Commission on the Arts, Adriana Gallego, Takes on Prominent National Role at the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture (NALAC) PHOENIX, AZ (January 10, 2012)—Adriana Gallego, currently the Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Arizona Commission on the Arts,… Read more »

5 Arizona Artists Awarded Arts Commission Project Grants to Create New Works

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For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Blake 602-771-6536 cblake@azarts.gov 5 Arizona Artists Awarded Arts Commission Project Grants to Create New Works PHOENIX, AZ (December 27, 2011) – In December 2011, the Governor-appointed board of the Arizona Commission on the Arts awarded the prestigious Artist Project Grants to artists from across Arizona, practicing in a variety of… Read more »

5 Arizona Artists Awarded Arts Commission Project Grants to Create New Works

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For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Blake 602-771-6536 cblake@azarts.gov 5 Arizona Artists Awarded Arts Commission Project Grants to Create New Works PHOENIX, AZ (December 27, 2011) – In December 2011, the Governor-appointed board of the Arizona Commission on the Arts awarded the prestigious Artist Project Grants to artists from across Arizona, practicing in a variety of… Read more »