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Wednesday, 08 April 2015 10:34

Saratoga Arts Announces 2015 Grant Recipients

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

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