MAC Q1 Grant Recipients Awarded…
The Metropolitan Arts Council’s (MAC) quarterly grants program is the backbone of the organization, as it provides project support to individual artists, arts organizations and arts education programs throughout Greenville. The following received funding for projects occurring between May-July, 2021. A total of $27,723 was awarded!
Learn more about our grants program for artists, arts organizations and arts education programs in Greenville County by visiting www.greenvillearts.com/grants.
Allison Anne Brown – for Dark Machinations to cover costs of continuing education, new tool purchases and branding/launch of a new jewelry business.
Fleming Markel – for a 12 day photo lithography workshop at the Penland School of Crafts.
Douglas Piper – for Are you Yeti, the development of a children’s book idea.
Meredith Piper – for continuing education development in a new medium (clay) culminating in an exhibit of new works, A Seat at the Table.
Sarah Shoemaker – for Just Let Go, a documentary film of rehearsals and production of an original ballet choreographed by Thomas Shoemaker.
Centre Stage – for Prelude: A Young Artist Showcase, a show featuring performances and theatrical designs by high school and college students in the Upstate
Greenville County Youth Orchestra – for Spring Concert Series, the final concerts of the 2020-2021 school year.
Upstate International – for Salsa at Sunset, a 3-part open air series of salsa instruction and dance party.
Greenville Tech Visual Arts Department – for the Annual Upstate High School Art Exhibit, a collaboration between the Greenville Tech Art Department and Greenville County School High School art students and teachers. Entries to the exhibit are juried and winners are selected by an accomplished professional artist.