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.
Applications for the 2019 Atlanta Fringe Festival are open now – deadline January 31, 2019 via atlantafringe.org – “The Atlanta Fringe Festival is dedicated to connecting adventurous artists with appreciative audiences for the betterment of the Atlanta arts community. … Atlanta Fringe is committed to involving performing artists of every level and discipline. We welcome
Artists still sought for Art of Peace exhibition! Information below “Using disabled gun components, artists will create works which will become a part of a traveling exhibit to raise awareness of gun violence. Art of Peace is a project in close partnership with the Robby Poblete Foundation. RPF collects guns used in crimes, taken as
The tours for artists interested in applying for the Golden Blocks Project are scheduled for next week. Guided by the project’s artists mentors, the tours will familiarize artists with the Laney Walker/ Bethlehem community, where the Golden Blocks Project will be funding public art and creative placemaking. The tours will begin at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History at various times. No sign up is required, tours are free. The schedule is as follows