Amplify Arts Announces Recipients of 2019 Artist Support Grants
Amplify Arts (www.amplifyarts.org) is pleased to announce two recipients of Amplify Arts’ 2019 Artist Support Grants. Congratulations to Sarah Hummel Jones, recipient of a 2019 Artist Support Grant, and Corson Androski, recipient of the 2019 LGBTQIA+ Artist Support Grant. They will each receive unrestricted cash awards of $5,000.
Each year Amplify Arts designates one Artist Support Grant for an artist working in any discipline who self-identifies as a member of a community or communities that have historically faced discrimination or been denied access to institutional support based on race, age, national origin, religious background, differing abilities, sex, sexual orientation, or gender.
Sarah Hummel Jones has been living in Omaha for the past three years and she is the Co-Op Studio manager at the Union for Contemporary Art. Corson Androski is a researcher, conservationist, software developer, and photographer/filmmaker from Hutchinson, KS.
Artist Support Grants are awarded by an external jury of artists, arts professionals, and qualified community members to an individual artist, collaborative group, collective, or duo. The 2019 Artist Support Grant jury included Hyunjee Nicole Kim, independent writer and curator, Stephen Osberg, Director of Transportation Development at the Greater Omaha Chamber, and Amanda Smith, 2018 Artist Support Grant recipient. This grant supports artists making outstanding work in any discipline.
Amplify Arts (formerly Omaha Creative Institute) is a 501c3 nonprofit whose mission is to promote unity, innovation, and progress in the arts to build strong and vibrant communities. To learn more, please visit www.amplifyarts.org or call (402) 996-1092.