The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes (The ARTS Council) is thrilled to announce this year’s New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Support for Artists, Support for Organizations, and Folk and Traditional Arts Apprenticeship grantees. Each year, The ARTS Council supports regional artists and organizations through fiscal sponsorship and technical assistance. Nine grants totaling $100,000 will be distributed for arts and cultural projects directly impacting the vibrancy and vitality of the Finger Lakes Region.

Congratulations to:

Akua Lezli Hope, Steuben County
poetry, Strength in the Broken Places: Creating Disability Poetry

Claire Kelly, Steuben County
cast glass, Narratives in glass: Realizing new work in cast glass using specialty glass materials

Darice Sampson and Jocelyn J. Jones, The Cattaraugus Territory of the Seneca Nation of Indians
folk arts apprenticeship, Western Plains Pow Wow style dance and dress

Eric Mastroberti, Tompkins County
folk arts, Salmon Flies of the Cayuga Inlet and Finger Lakes

GS Murphy, Ontario County
poetry, After Trauma: the road ahead

Jess Humphrey, Steuben County
cast glass, Translating Abstract 2-D Collage into 3-D Cast Glass Sculptures

Jharmi Leach, Chemung County
visual arts, Redline, The Revolving Door

Karen Kucharski, Tioga County
painting, Haudenosaunee Portraits and Close Ties

Traditional Center for Indigenous Knowledge and Healing, Tompkins County
General Operating Grant

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