2019 Arizona Poetry Out Loud

Edgardo Aguilar, a senior at Desert View High School in Tucson, will represent Arizona at the 14th Annual Poetry Out Loud national finals competition in Washington, DC, April 30-May 1, 2019.

State Arts Commission Invests $2.65 Million in Arts & Culture Programs Across Arizona

On July 25, 2018, the Arizona Commission on the Arts, an agency of the State of Arizona, announced 233 grants to Arizona nonprofit arts organizations, local arts agencies, schools, and community organizations.

In total, the competitive grant review process for fiscal year 2018 (July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018) resulted in an aggregate investment of $2,354,500.

Grantee Lists

A list of all grantees indexed by county.

Arts Commission Awards Research and Development Grants to 18 Arizona Artists

The Arizona Commission on the Arts is pleased to announce the recipients of the Artist Research and Development Grants for Fiscal Year 2018. This highly-competitive grant program awards funding to Arizona artists to aid in the development of artistic work, support the advancement of artistic research, and recognize the contributions individual artists make to Arizona’s communities. This year, thanks to the state’s continued additional investment in the arts for the current fiscal year, 18 applicants received an award of up to $5,000 in funding—seven more than were awarded funding in 2016.


Images: FY2018 Grantees

Images of the awarded artists and samples of their work are being added to this file as they become available. If there is a particular artist you would like an image of that is not available here, please email your request to Stacey Wong at swong@azarts.gov. Photos may not be available for the requested artist, but we will do what we can to accommodate your request.