SARATOGA SPRINGS - Saratoga Arts is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Community Arts Grants for organizations and individual artists in Fulton, Montgomery, and Saratoga Counties. Twenty six applicants, including four for arts education programs and two individual artist grants, will be awarded a total of $78,894 to support community-based arts taking place in 2015.
On Wed. Apr. 8, from 6 – 8 p.m., Saratoga Arts (320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs) will hold a reception to celebrate the 2015 Grant Awardees. The public is invited to attend.
This year’s grant recipients and their funded projects will offer many opportunities to experience a wide array of artistic and musical events highlighting talented local and regional artists. Some events include: Hispanic Heritage Celebration and Dance Party at the Clifton Park - Halfmoon Library; Celebrating the Parks-Bentley Place Through the Centuries, coordinated by the Historical Society of Moreau, including a concert performance by Flame, a group of talented musicians from upstate New York who happen to have disabilities.
The 2015 Saratoga County Recipients:
Asian Culture Inc., Clifton Park, 2015 Chinese Culture Dance Gala, $2,500
Shawn Atkins, Saratoga Springs, The Forest Speaks, $2,500
Ballston Spa Film Festival, Ballston Spa, 8th Annual Ballston Spa International Short Film Festival, $3,500
Clifton Park Public Library, Clifton Park, Hispanic Heritage Celebration and Dance Party, $1,000
Friends of Saratoga Battlefield, Schuylerville, Music and Arts in the Park, $3,000
Mechanicville Public Library, Mechanicville, Tunes at Tallmadge, $3,055
Historical Society of Moreau, South Glens Falls, Celebrating the Parks-Bentley Place Through the Centuries, $2,500
Jill Kovachick, Saratoga Springs, in partnership with Saratoga Springs High School, Ceramic Residency, $2,325
Saratoga Choral Festival, Saratoga Springs, 2015 Saratoga Choral Festival, $2,000
Saratoga Shakespeare Co., Saratoga Springs, Artistic Salary Support for Love's Labor's Lost, $5,000
Susan Shanley, Saratoga Springs, in partnership with Schuylerville High School, Animals, Animals, Animals Mural Project, $1,875
Spring Street Gallery, Saratoga Springs, Where Biology Meets Visual Art, $3,600
Town of Corinth Youth Commission, Corinth, Summer Theatre Workshop 2015, $5,000