Regional artist project grant winners announced

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Article Published: Nov. 3, 2011 | Modified: Nov. 3, 2011

The arts councils of Alleghany, Ashe, Watauga and Wilkes counties announced the winners of the 2011-2012 Regional Artist Project of Northwest North Carolina Grants Program.

Receiving grants this year are: Dan Abernathy (Alleghany), for camera purchase; Teresa Cerda (Watauga), for materials for painting project; Tyler Deal (Watauga), for camera purchase; Lynn Duryea (Watauga), for travel and residency support; Susan McLaurin (Watauga), for travel for photography project; Jon Moretz (Ashe), for building a metalworking studio; Pat Morrison (Ashe), for small kiln purchase; Rosa Powers (Watauga), for studio tools and materials; and Richard Prisco (Watauga), for materials for new body of work.

The program provides financial support and recognition to committed, accomplished artists, enabling them to advance their work and careers.

A multidisciplinary panel from the four-county region judged the applications in visual arts, music, film and literature.

This grant is partially funded by the North Carolina Arts Council, a state agency, in partnership with the arts councils of Alleghany, Ashe, Watauga, and Wilkes counties.

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