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Sharon Killian Receives Inaugural Creative Impact Award

Mid-America Arts Alliance Announces Recipient of Artists 360’s New $25,000 Award Sharon Killian, artist, advocate, educator, and arts leader, has been selected as the first recipient of the new Creative Impact Award from Artists 360, a program of Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA). The Creative Impact Award recognizes an exceptional artist who has contributed to and...
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Artists 36O Announces 2021 Grantees

Twenty-Five Northwest Arkansas Artists Selected for M-AAA’s Artists 360  Diverse cohort includes new Community Activator grant recipients Artists 360, a program of Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA), combines grantmaking and professional development to strengthen the careers of individual artists of all disciplines in Northwest Arkansas. In elevating this network of local artists, Artists 360 has selected its...
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Artists 3 60 Grant Info Sessions Announced

Join us for upcoming information sessions to learn more about the grants, eligibility, and application process. Staff from Mid-America Arts Alliance and the Creative Arkansas Community Hub and Exchange (CACHE) will join to discuss the Artists 360 grants for 2021. Click on links below to register now. General Information Session  Friday, June 4 – 10-11:30am...
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Artists 360 Grant Renewed, New Grants Announced!

Mid-America Arts Alliance is pleased to announce that its Artists 360 program has been renewed and expanded through additional support from the Walton Family Foundation. Artists 360 is a grant and professional development program for individual artists in the greater Northwest Arkansas community that began in 2018 as a three-year pilot made possible through a...
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Artists 360 Announces New Cohort of Artists

Artists 360, a program of Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA) made possible through the support of the Walton Family Foundation, announces the twenty artists receiving project and student grant awards. These twenty artists are the final cohort in this pilot program, and the consistent high level of applicants and awardees demonstrates the depth of the artist community...
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Artists 360 Announces Second Year of Artist Awards

Artists 360, a program of Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA) made possible through the support of the Walton Family Foundation, announces the twenty artists receiving project and student grant awards. With these twenty artists, the Artists 360 cohort grows to forty, and the program contributes further to the prosperity of the arts community in Northwest Arkansas....
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Artists 360 Artists Gather for Weekend Retreat

As part of the Artists 360 program, grant recipients convened October 12-14 at the 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville, Arkansas for a weekend retreat focused on professional development and strategic planning for their awarded projects. They were joined by the Artists 360 facilitation team comprised of Mid-America Arts Alliance’s artist services staff (Lisa Cordes, Sarah...
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Artists 360 Announces the Twenty Artist Recipients of its Inaugural Project and Student Awards

Artists 360 is proud to announce the twenty artist recipients of its inaugural project and student awards. Twenty practicing and student artists will be granted a total of $114,000 to further their work in the flourishing Northwest Arkansas area arts community, representing the four counties of Benton, Carroll, Sebastian, and Washington. These artists represent a...
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