2013 Community Arts Grants Recipients
COLUMBIA COUNTY 2013 grant recipients: Clarion Concerts for a Baroque program for harpsichord, oboe and violin; Columbia County Youth Bureau for Undercover Playground project with the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company; Friends of Chatham Library for multidisciplary arts programs for youth; Friends of Taconic State Park & Sharon Powers for Winds in the Wilderness performances at Church of St John in the Wilderness in Copake Falls; Hudson Area Association Library for Community Stories local oral history project; Hudson Area Library & Diata Diata International Folkloric Theatre for production of “The Fairy’s Tail” an original dance and theatrical production; Hudson Jazzworks for master class, pre-concert talk & improvisational jazz concert at Hudson Opera House; HRC/Showcase Theatre for staged readings of original plays; Hudson Valley Choral Society for musicians for 2013 concerts; North Chatham Library for world percussion music with Brian Melick, Arm of the Sea Theater, Art of Astrophotography with Scott Nammacher and other notable offerings; Roving Actors Repertory Ensemble for production of full stage and orchestral productions; Uel Wade Music Scholarship, Inc & Bend the Knotted Oak for chamber music concerts at St James Church in Chatham, Taconic Hills Performing Arts Center, and Camp Hill in Ghent; Valatie Community Theatre for Youth Theater productions and Valatie Free Library for Graphic Novel workshops for teens with Barbara Slade.
GREENE COUNTY 2013 grant recipients: Athens Cultural Center for multi-media historical and photography exhibits; Cairo Public Library for swing dance, songwriting, guitar, and other programs, Cairo Library & Ruth Leonard for “River, Pond & Lake” outdoor painting workshops and exhibit; Catskill Community Center & Matt Bua/Laura Anderson for The Art of Play” sculptural play space; Catskill Public Library for teen creative writing workshop with Deborah Artman; Community of Windham Foundation & John Quinn for “There’s a Meeting Here Tonight” concert; D.R. Evarts Library for Dollmaking & Japanese Manga programs; Heart of Catskill Association & David Woodin for classical concerts; Love ‘N Care Pet Sanctuary & Margo Muller for children’s theater project; Town of Hunter & Kevin VanHentenryck for outdoor stone carving class and demonstration along Route 23 in Hunter; Town of Lexington & James Milton for a Civil War-themed theater production at the Orpheum; Town of Prattsville & Nancy Barton for art workshops & Art of Mudfest exhibition; Windham Arts Alliance for Art Fest Studio Tours.
SCHOHARIE COUNTY 2013 grant recipients: Community Christmas Chorus for a performance of Handel’s “Messiah”; Jefferson Historical Society for Maple Museum series featuring a capella performances by City of the Hills Sweet Adelines, Harmony Street doo-wap group, and other musical offerings; Landis Arboretum for Mettawee River Theater Performance; Richmondville Historical Society for Music at the Mill concerts; Schoharie Colonial Heritage Association for free summer children’s art camps; Upper Catskill String Quartet for American chamber music concerts; Village of Cobleskill for a community mural project; Village of Schoharie for dance and band concerts; Village of Sharon Springs for a mural project celebrating local history and agriculture; Schoharie County ARC for Art Creation and Showcase program; Schoharie County Community Action & Schoharie Theater Project for comedy, drama & murder mystery productions; and Schoharie County Youth Bureau for Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company outdoor performance.
For information on the DEC grants program, please contact our Director of Community and Arts Education Grants at 943-3400 or Colettegcca@hotmail.com or Renee Nied, Director of Schoharie County Community Arts Grants at Schohariedec@gmail.com.