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 »

Former Arizona State Senators and prominent figures from the business and education sectors appointed to the Arizona Commission on the Arts by Governor Jan Brewer

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For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Blake 602-771-6536 cblake@azarts.gov Former Arizona State Senators and prominent figures from the business and education sectors appointed to the Arizona Commission on the Arts by Governor Jan Brewer Phoenix, AZ (November 23, 2011)–Governor Jan Brewer has appointed a new chair for the Arizona Commission on the Arts as well as… Read more »

Poetry Out Loud Seeks Participating Arizona Schools

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More than $100,000 awarded nationally to students and schools in 2011. October 31, 2011 deadline for 2012 Arizona Poetry Out Loud participation. Phoenix, AZ (September 9, 2011)–The Arizona Commission on the Arts invites Arizona high schools to participate in the 2012 Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest, a free national program sponsored by the National… Read more »

Arizona Commission on the Arts Announces Grants to Organizations and Schools: $1,559,425 awarded to support arts and cultural activities across the state

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PHOENIX (September 1, 2011)–The Arizona Commission on the Arts, an agency of the State of Arizona announces 296 grants to organizations, local arts agencies, schools and community organizations in 13 Arizona counties for fiscal year 2012. The grant awards are for activities that take place between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012. A list… Read more »

Grant Hill named spokesperson for The Choice is Art campaign

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The Choice is Art: A statewide campaign for the arts in Arizona, created by the Arizona Commission on the Arts PHOENIX, AZ (June 20, 2011)— Professional basketball player and art collector Grant Hill has signed on as a Campaign Spokesperson for The Choice is Art, a promotional campaign for the arts in Arizona. Already airing… Read more »

Mandy Buscas, Arts Learning Director at the Arizona Commission on the Arts, to take on new role at the Mesa Arts Center

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PHOENIX, AZ (April 7, 2011)—Mandy Buscas, currently serving as Arts Learning Director for the Arizona Commission on the Arts, will soon take on a new professional role at the Mesa Arts Center. Mandy has been a part of Arizona’s state arts agency team for eight years, serving in three positions: Afterschool Coordinator, Arts Learning Program… Read more »

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

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PHOENIX, AZ (March 25, 2011) – In February 2011, the Arizona Commission on the Arts awarded its prestigious Artist Project Grants to artists from across Arizona, practicing in a variety of artistic disciplines. Offered annually, these grants support the professional development of Arizona artists with awards of up to $5,500. For over two decades, the… Read more »

Cultural Data Project Gives Arts Groups in Arizona New Technology to Improve Management, Track Success

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PHOENIX, AZ (February 1, 2011) — Arts and cultural organizations in Arizona will now have access to new technology to help them strengthen their management capacity and demonstrate their value and impact in communities. The Cultural Data Project (CDP), a powerful, web-based data collection tool for arts organizations and the cultural field, is launching this… Read more »