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.
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Congratulations to Nashormeh Lindo and Larry Baza, our new Chair and Vice Chair!
Cultural Pathways & JUMP StArts deadlines extended
Application deadlines have been extended through February 23 for both our Cultural Pathwaysand JUMP StArts grant programs. In addition, JUMP StArts is offering a new opportunity for funding via partnership with state Division of Juvenile Justice facilities. Click each program name for details.
Don't miss your opportunity for state arts funding!
CAC grant programs deadlines are just around the corner! Details and deadlines for all of our offerings are here. If you've applied in the past and were not selected for an award, don't be discouraged - refer to your panel notes, speak with our knowledgeable Programs staff, and make use of our online resources.
Arts education planning workshop offered Feb. 26 in Fresno
The Fresno County Superintendent of Schools, California Alliance for Arts Education, CREATE CA, and the CCSESA Arts Initiative are sponsoring a one-day professional learning workshop on February 26 at the Fresno County Office of Education. The workshop will focus on arts education planning for a school districts and county offices of education, offering versatile strategies for facilitation, plus networking opportunities and community resources. Click herefor more details and registration information.
Smart needs art! File your taxes, keep arts in schools
On Monday, the IRS began accepting electronic and paper returns, officially marking the start of tax season. Break out the calculators and the shoebox full of receipts, and don't forget to support creativity in the classroom with the Keep Arts in Schools Fund. Get the details on how to donate here.