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.
Monday, April 15, 2019
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CAC seeks partner in fellowship for arts leaders of color
The California Arts Council is now accepting applications for a partner organization to develop and administer a new statewide pilot fellowship program for emerging arts leaders of color. The program is aimed at strengthening the field of arts and culture in California by uplifting an inclusive workforce and supporting the vibrancy of organizations that create and preserve the cultural identities of all California communities. More details are available in our press release.
It's not too late! Support arts ed on your CA tax return
Today's the day! Last-minute tax filers, don't forget to show your support for arts education with a tax-deductible donation of $1 or more to the Keep Arts in Schools Fund, found in the Voluntary Contribution Section of your state return. Learn more at keepartsinschoolsfund.org.
Arts Plate marketing consultant wanted
The California Arts Council is seeking a qualified full-service marketing agency or consultant to develop and execute a marketing campaign for the California Arts License Plate. The selected contractor will provide comprehensive marketing services in order to build awareness and increase sales of the California Arts Plate, including branding positioning, messaging, graphic design, marketing and media planning, digital strategy, advertising and website management. Proposals are due May 14 at 5 p.m. Details and how to submit can be found here.
Funding for prison arts program development - apply by 4/22
Is your organization interested in getting involved with our Arts in Corrections program, but you aren't fully there yet? This opportunity is for you! Up to $25,000 is available in support for innovative projects, training, and mentorship opportunities intended to break down the barriers of prison arts programming and work in state correctional settings. Funding is available both to current Arts in Corrections Coordinating Organizations and organizations interested in providing arts programming through the California Arts Council's Arts in Corrections program in the future. The deadline for proposals is April 22. Learn more here.
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