York, PA – The Cultural Alliance of York County is pleased to announce the most recent recipients of the Artist Professional Development Grant. Offered quarterly beginning in 2020, this grant provides resources to individual artists in York County to do the work they are passionate about, so that they can move their professional career forward.
The recipients of the Artist Professional Development Grant in the 2nd Quarter of 2021 are:
- Kym Stine – To hire an executive assistant to develop personalized systems and processes to further her art career following a traumatic brain injury. @Thescrambledbrain on FB.
- Raine Valentine – To digitize and create NFT’s for her artwork, as well as developing a curriculum to teach others how to engage this new art market. www.rainedawn93.com
A total of $5,000 was awarded to artists in March, 2021, in partnership with the Charlotte R. Langione and Walter B. Loucks-Michael Alan Bose Funds of the York County Community Foundation. You can learn more about the York County Community Foundation at www.yccf.org.
The Artist Professional Development Grant is open to artists living in York County who have a desire to move the needle in their career. The grant is open for application throughout the year, and is awarded quarterly. Grant applications for the next quarter are due June 4, 2021.
More information can be found at www.culturalyork.org/artistgrants or by contacting Rita Whitney at Rita@culturalyork.org.
Founded as a United Arts Fund in 1999, the Cultural Alliance’s annual campaign currently supports arts organizations and artists that are essential to arts and culture in our community and over the last 20 years has invested over $11.2 million in cash and $2.5 million in in-kind support for the arts. Through critical operational grants, the Cultural Alliance is the lifeline for arts and culture in York County.
Kym Stine with her art at the Brain Injury Association Conference in 2018