The ARTS Council mourns the passing of Lynn Dates, a creative force in the Elmira-Corning region. Lynn’s sharp mind and gentle spirit leave a hole in the fabric of our lives, but her courage and loyalty will always be an inspiration to those who knew her. Please use this opportunity to tell your friends that you love them. They […]
Congratulations to the ten local artists who have received NYSCA funding through the Support for Artists Grants and Folk and Traditional Arts Apprenticeships. The ARTS Council is ecstatic to help sponsor eight community members and support one staff member and her master artist who received these prestigious awards. These funds are awarded by The […]
Twelve local artists sponsored by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes received significant grant funding from a new State program designed to help the arts community recover from the impact of COVID.
The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes congratulates Hayden Haynes and Richard Koski for being named 2021 NYSCA/ NYFA Artist Fellows in the category of Folk and Traditional Arts. Hayden Haynes is a Seneca bone, antler and stone carver living in Cattaraugus, NY. His carvings are, in his words, “an expression of Haudenosuanee […]