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Wednesday, 14 December 2016 16:54

Haywood, Jackson Arts grant recipients

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The Haywood County Arts Council (HCAC) and Jackson County Arts Council (JCAC), co-administrating organizations of this year’s program, are pleased to announce the 2016-17 grantees for Regional Artist Project Grant (RAPG), a program of the North Carolina Arts Council (NCAC).

These awards are provided to individual artists with funds from Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson and Macon Counties and matching funds from the North Carolina Arts Council:

• Casey Lance Brown — Memoirs of a Screen Photography Project, Haywood County

• Kenneth Czarnomski — Materials for Rendering Artistic Regional Maps, Haywood County

• Amanda Janes — Kiln Purchase, Haywood County

• A. Beth Love — Jewelry/Metal Tools, Clay County

• Amy Putansu — Materials for Specialized Weaving, Haywood County

• t.e. siewert — Encaustic Printmaking Equipment, Haywood County

• Maryellen Tully — Fabric Covers for Silk Paintings, Macon County

• Anna Young — Jewelry-making Tools/Equipment, Haywood County

The Regional Artist Project Grant program provides the opportunity for regional consortia of local arts councils to award project grants to artists in their regions. These grants support professional artists in any discipline and at any stage in their careers to pursue projects that further their professional development. 

Applications for the 2017-18 grant season will be made available in late summer or early fall of 2017. Announcements will be made in the HCAC newsletter and on

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