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.
Friday, February 9, 2018
New Arts in Corrections opportunity for arts providers!
The California Arts Council is now accepting proposals from arts organizations interested in providing arts programming to inmates at state adult correctional facilities. Questions regarding the RFP must be submitted by February 27 at 5:00 p.m. PST. The final deadline for proposals is March 26 at 5:00 p.m. PST. Get the details in our press release.
Don't miss your chance 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.
Smart needs art! File your taxes, keep arts in schools
It's tax time! Be a champion for arts education when filing by making a contribution to the Keep Arts in Schools Fund. 100% of your tax-deductible contribution is applied to arts education programming supported by the California Arts Council. Get the details on how to donate here.
NEA awards $3.4 million to California nonprofits
The National Endowment unveiled its first two major grant announcements for fiscal year 2018 on Wednesday. Awards included $3,363,000 for California organizations for 132 grantees across the state. Read more here.
Introducing the #Instagrantee
We're putting the social media spotlight on the great work of our grantees! Every week on Instagram, we'll post a new pic with the hash tag #Instagrantee. Find us and follow us at @calcartscouncil.