2018 Arizona Poetry Out Loud

Sophie Weinzinger, a junior at Coconino High School in in Flagstaff, will represent Arizona at the 13th Annual Poetry Out Loud national finals competition in Washington, D.C., April 25-26, 2017.


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.

State of Arizona Increases Investment in the Arts, Awards $2,354,500 in Grants Statewide

On July 20, 2017, the Arizona Commission on the Arts, an agency of the State of Arizona, announced 234 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 grant category and by county.