North Carolina Arts Council Artist Support Grant

Region #10 (Caswell, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Yadkin)

2022-2023 Application NOW CLOSED

NC Arts Council Artist Support Grant / Region 10:

Caswell, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Yadkin Counties

Application Timeline:  August 15 – October 21 at 5pm

Grant Award Range:  $500 – $1,400

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Applicants!  If you have questions regarding the Artist Support Grant for Region 10, please begin your conversation with your local arts organization.
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Caswell Council for the Arts:  caswellarts@gmail.com / 336 694-4474
Rockingham County Arts Council:  director@rcarts.org / 336 355-5783
Stokes County Arts Council:  stokesarts@gmail.com  / 336 593-8159
Surry Arts Council:  arts@surryarts.org / 336 786-7998
Yadkin Arts Council:  info@yadkinarts.org / 336 679-2941
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For email or US Mail applications, please use the following;

Stokes County Arts Council

P.O. Box 66

Danbury, NC 27016

email:  stokesarts@gmail.com

336 593-8159, Eddy McGee

This Project was supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources. www.NCArts.org.

Region #10 (Caswell, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Yadkin)

2021-2022 Grant Winners

Elizabeth Bray Boles (Rockingham) – Build a portfolio of paintings featuring wedding receptions and venue portraits for clients who would like to memorialize special events.

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Stephanie Carico (Stokes) – Further career as a craft artist by purchasing a laser engraving and cutting machine to help explore new crafts and learn a new skill set.

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Gail Craddock (Rockingham) – Purchase a Slabroller, Clay, Glaze, and a used Kiln to help with ceramic work.

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Leslie Fesperman (Surry) – Streamline rug weaving process with upgraded tools to help with time management as well as offer insight and research of the process to include in self-published books about hand weaving.

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Kathyrn Gauldin (Rockingham) – Create more complex weaving and textile art through the use of new software while also joining a professional textile guild to help grow as an artist through continued education.

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James D Mabe (Stokes) – Purchase supplies to build up a collection of works to exhibit  and sell in order to become more established as an artist thus leading to a more stable financial status which will allow time to focus on being an author as well.

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Grace Marcus (Rockingham) – Build a dynamic author website to help publicize their new novel as well as to help cover expenses to fund a book tour in the Northeast for next summer.

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Zachary Blake McCraw (Stokes) – Develop art further through upgraded technology in order to grow as an artist and gain the ability to do larger scaled works.

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Valerie Nieman (Rockingham) – Help support promotion of new novel “In the Lonely Backwater” through personal appearances at libraries, schools, bookstores, and festivals.

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Bryan Rierson (Yadkin) – Present a public gallery exhibit of large scale photographs from recent collection “Handmade – Portraits of an Artist’s Tools” featuring artisans and the tools they use for their craft.

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Mary Ellen Ryan (Rockingham) – Create a series of paintings featuring local buildings around Rockingham County and the Triad depicting them with imagined murals that can then be used in gallery shows, on art prints, and for career promotional material.

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Allen Sirois (Rockingham) – Hire and collaborate with a designer to revise their existing website with the goal of obtaining an agent or publisher for previously written and new novels.

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Nicole Uzzell (Stokes) – Create a mould & deckles for large-scale paper sculptures which will expand studio practice into a traveling and learning experience with on-the-go paper workshops.

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Rashaun Wilson (Rockingham) – Create paintings that display a timeline of portraits honoring iconic cultural figures to be displayed in conjunction with a video presentation of the production process and why each figure was chosen.