For Artists

IACA Announces Recipients of the Master Apprentice Program

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The Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the fiscal year 2017 Ethnic and Folk Arts Master Apprentice Program (MAP.) Thirteen master artists are recognized with awards of $3,000 each to instruct their chosen apprentices through intensive one-on-one sessions. MAP acknowledges the need for structured opportunities to pass on traditional, folk, and classical ethnic arts as part of the preservation of Illinois’ cultural heritage. MAP is made possible with an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. 

IACA Announces Joshua Davis as Deputy Director

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The Illinois Arts Council Agency is pleased to announce Joshua Davis as the Deputy Director.

Chairman Shirley R. Madigan said, “We were very pleased to be able to bring back an employee who is highly educated and has great expertise and knowledge in technology, government, arts-in-education, and architecture.”

Mr. Davis has been active in the Chicago theater and non-profit sector for many years. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University and his master’s degree from Brandeis University. He lives in Chicago.

IACA Announces release of 2015 Guidelines for Individual Artists Programs

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The Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA) is pleased to announce the release of the Fiscal Year 2015 guidelines for individual artist programs.  

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IACA Announces First Round of FY2015 Grants

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Governor Pat Quinn and Chairman Shirley R. Madigan are pleased to announce the first round of fiscal year 2015 grants awarded by the Illinois Arts Council Agency.  At the August meeting of the Illinois Arts Council Agency Board, 690 grants, totaling $4,892,870, were unanimously approved.  They are listed below in alphabetical order according to the counties and cities in which they are located.

 

Adams County

Quincy

IACA Announces Second Round of FY2014 Grants

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Governor Pat Quinn and Chairman Shirley R. Madigan are pleased to announce the second round of fiscal year 2014 grants awarded by the Illinois Arts Council Agency.  At the August meeting of the Illinois Arts Council Agency Board, 433 grants, totaling $4,189,539, were unanimously approved.  They are listed below in alphabetical order according to the counties and cities in which they are located.

 

Adams County

Quincy