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.
Friday, January 19, 2018
California Arts Council
A new FAQ plus a deadline extension for our JUMP StArts program!
We're loving ArtBeat's new look, and we hope you are, too! The design celebrates the diversity and vitality of California arts and culture. Special thanks to our talented graphic designer Wendy Moran for the stylish update.
Council meeting: Next week in Irvine
The California Arts Council will hold its first business meeting of 2018 on January 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the OC Music & Dance Center in Irvine. The public is invited to attend and to address the Council during the public comment period. A detailed meeting agenda is available here.
Filing your taxes this weekend? Help Keep Arts in Schools!
It's tax time! Be a champion for arts education when filing by making a contribution to the Keep Arts in Schools Fund. 100% of your tax-deductible contribution is applied to arts education programming supported by the California Arts Council. Get the details on how to donate here.
CAC grant opportunities: Have you applied yet?
Application deadlines are around the corner for many of our grant programs! If you've applied in the past and were not selected for an award, don't be discouraged - refer to your panel notes, speak with our knowledgeable Programs staff, and make use of our online resources. Details and deadlines for all of our offerings are here.
New funding opportunity: Serving youth in state Juvenile Justice facilities through the arts