Tucson artists receive a grant to advance their work

TUCSON (KVOA) – On Tuesday, the Arizona Commission on the Arts announced that 24 artists will each receive a $ 5,000 research and development grant to facilitate their practice.

Announcement of recipients of 2021 R&D grants! These 000 scholarships support #AZartists in their work to advance their artistic practice, broaden their creative horizons and deepen the impact of their work. Congratulations to all recipients! https://t.co/WQxVi42nTm #azarts

– AZ Arts Commission (@AZartscomm) May 11, 2021

Half of these artists were from Tucson.

Tucson artist:

The Arts Commission also presented Tucson’s “excellent non-fiction writer” Tiffany Hawk with the $ 1,000 Bill Desmond Writing Award.

The award was established by Kathleen Desmond in honor of her late husband, Bill Desmond, a reporter, editor, and non-fiction author.

For more information on how to apply for the 2022 application, please visit azarts.gov.

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