12/16/20 The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville partnered with PNC Foundation to provide grant awards through the JAX Arts Project to individual artists living and working in Northeast Florida. Grants will support community-based projects resulting in work products that reflect the unprecedented social environment. Many thanks to the PNC Foundation for support of this program!
Congratulations to the JAX Arts Project grantees!
Michelle Calloway Consortium - $2,000 Belle Isle Short Film Creation of a short film exploring themes of trauma and mental health
Mark Creegan Consortium - $2,000 Ace Tours Art Exhibition Free outdoor local art exhibitions mounted on public tennis courts
Barbara Hionides Consortium - $2,000 Inside Out Art works from community and students will be solicited and collected, then projected as outdoor neighborhood happenings
Glenn Morgan Consortium - $2,000 100 Years No Breaks Outdoor live performance of new work featuring dance, music and poetry
Krystina Nelson Consortium - $2,000 Working Title: Wanderlust Outdoor dance performance of work by local emerging choreographers with additional educational component
Andrew “Jeremy” Nix Individual $1,000 Original composition dedicated to the resiliency and creativity of the creative community during the pandemic, with online performance
Laura Riggs Consortium - $2,000 Say Their Names Temporary Memorial Installation of a temporary, outdoor memorial and related programming dedicated to victims of racial violence in Jax
Joseph Shuck Individual - $1,000 Together Creation of a short, upbeat animated film to illustrate best practices for preventing spread of COVID
Edward Taylor Individual - $1,000 The Colors of Euphoria Online art exhibition of previous works and creation/documentation of one new work with virtual opening and closing ceremonies with chamber music performances
The grant projects, which will take place between now and June 30, 2021, will incorporate current recommendations for social distancing measures due to COVID-19. “The partnership between The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville and PNC is in perfect alignment with our mission,” said Diana Donovan, interim executive director of the Cultural Council. “Enriching life in Northeast Florida by investing in arts and culture – that’s why we’re here.”
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The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville is sponsored in part by the City of Jacksonville and by the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the State of Florida.