Record breaking 86 artists submit for Wet Paint, Art by Davidson Fine Arts students at the City Gallery, Reminders and Calls for Artists
The Porter Fleming Foundation is once again accepting applications for their annual grant program. Individual artists and organizations residing in the CSRA are eligible to apply for funds. Counties included are Aiken (SC), Burke (GA), Columbia (GA), Edgefield (SC), and Richmond (GA). The deadline for applications is February 1. Click here for more information GRANT
Hooked on Augusta, a group of local textile artists, is looking for volunteers who crochet or knit at any skill level to help create public art installations known as ‘yarnbombing’ for the downtown Augusta area. They also seek donations of yarn from the community to defray costs of the installations. Sign up is online here.
Golden Blocks Project artists selected, Georgia Poet Laureate prize open, upcoming artist info sessions for Arts in the Heart, deadline reminders
Four (4) regional artists have been selected for Golden Blocks Project Grants, which will bring public art and creative place-making to the Laney-Walker Historic District and Bethlehem District neighborhoods. The project is a collaborative effort to pay homage to the communities’ history, character, and future by several city organizations, in conjunction with the selected artists who will work with the Laney-Walker and Bethlehem communities to bring their creative vision to spaces in the area. The selected artists represent a variety of mediums, including visual and performing arts.