I'm Kenney Mencher. I'm an artist who left a tenured professorship in 2016 to pursue making art full time. This blog is about art, art history, with a emphasis on human rights. I make homoerotic art featuring bears, otters & other gay wildlife.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
California Arts Council Advancing California through the Arts and Creativity February 09, 2017
CAC Announces Planned Departure of Director Craig Watson
The California Arts Council announced last week that Director Craig Watson will step down from his role with the agency effective April 2017. As Director of the California Arts Council since August 2011, Watson has been responsible for the leadership and oversight leading to the substantial growth and renewal of California's state arts agency. Click here to view the complete announcement.
CORRECTION: Cultural Districts Deadline is 3/29/17
We're now accepting applications for the new California Cultural Districts program. PLEASE NOTE: The correct deadline is Wednesday, March 29 at 5:00 p.m. PST. Website and application materials have been updated reflecting this correction. Thank you!
8 Grant Programs Now Open
In January, we began accepting applications for five additional grant programs: Arts & Public Media, JUMP StArts, Research in the Arts, and Veterans Initiative in the Arts; plus our Accessibility Grant, made available through our partnership with the National Arts & Disability Center. Click here to view all our open grant programs. MORE >>