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Arts & Cultural Council Announces $5,000 in Special Opportunity Stipends For 2004

Rochester, NY March 9, 2004- The Arts and Cultural Council for Greater Rochester announces the Special Opportunity Stipends (S.O.S.) for the Genesee Valley/Finger Lakes Region. Eleven (11) visual and performing artists received a total of $5,000 in funding. Three times per year funds totaling up to $5,000 in each round are awarded in $50 - $600 stipends for artists in all disciplines. Artists will use their stipends to take advantage of career-building opportunities that will take place between March and June 2004. Recipients must reside in one of the following counties: Monroe, Cayuga, Livingston, Genesee, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Yates, Wayne, or Wyoming.
The next round of applications will be due on May 24, 2004. The Arts & Cultural Council will hold two grant seminars to assist potential applicants with the grants process. Both seminars will be held at the Arts Council’s offices at 277 N. Goodman Street, Rochester, NY 14607. The seminars will be held on Wednesday, April 7, 4-5 pm and Monday, May 10, noon – 1 pm/
The Special Opportunity Stipend program is funded by the Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester through the New York Foundation for the Arts. The program is administered by the Arts and Cultural Council in association with area arts councils.

SOS RECIPIENTS FOR 2003-2004 Round 2 (For opportunities between March and June 2004):

Name: Camille L. Geraci
County: Wayne
Discipline: visual art

Name: Jappie King Black
County: Monroe
Discipline: crafts

Name: Ali Carter
County: Orleans
Discipline: crafts

Name: Jacqueline Murray
County: Monroe
Discipline: visual arts

Name: Roberly Bell
County: Genesee
Discipline: visual arts

Name: Barbara (Jill) Kotlarchyk
County: Monroe
Discipline: visual arts

Name: Debra Fisher
County: Monroe
Discipline: visual arts

Name: Colette Fu
County: Monroe
Discipline: visual arts

Name: Bonnie Choi
County: Monroe
Discipline: music

Name: Lynne Couillard
County: Monroe
Discipline: dance

Name: Melissa Kozakiewicz
County: Monroe
Discipline: performance art

 

 

 

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