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.
Our 2018-19 Annual Report has been released! The document features 64 colorful pages highlighting the year's activities - spotlighting milestones and agency firsts; $24.5 million over 1,337 grant awards; and a look ahead at what's to come. Beautiful images capturing the work and creativity of CAC grantees can be seen throughout. Read the 2018-19 Annual Report here.
Independent contractor law toolkit for arts orgs
In response to the AB5 crisis affecting artists and arts organizations in California, California Lawyers for the Arts has created a toolkit, Life After AB5, that describes the legal background of the law and various options that employers and the artists they work with can consider going forward. Download the toolkit here.
Additional AB5 resources can be found via the Californians for the Arts' online resource center.
Filing your taxes this weekend? Help 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. One hundred percent of your tax-deductible contribution is applied to arts education programming supported by the California Arts Council. Smart needs art - get the details on donating here.
$500,000 grant opportunity: Innovations + Intersections