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.
Monday, January 14, 2019
"We are deeply grateful to Governor Newsom for immediately recognizing the critical role of the arts in creating opportunity, resilience, and a sense of belonging for all Californians."
The California Arts Council welcomes new and reappointed Council members Jodie Evans and Louise McGuinness. Read the bios and appointment details in our press release.
Call for FY18-19 panelists ends Jan. 15
The search continues for arts and culture field experts to serve as part of a California Arts Council peer-review panel for the 2018-19 grant season. For the first time this year, panelists will receive an honorarium for their service in Sacramento. Young professionals and experienced cultural workers, artists, and arts policy makers are encouraged to apply by January 15. Complete details can be found here.
Tax season is back! Keep arts in schools with your CA return
It's that time again! Don't let the freeze in federal government shut down your support for arts education! Remember to make a donation to the Keep Arts in Schools Fund when filing your state return. 100% of your tax-deductible contribution is applied to arts education programming supported by the California Arts Council. Learn how to donate here.
Governor Newsom Proposes $10 million Increase in State Arts Funding