Columbus, Ohio - On April 5, 2017, the Ohio Arts Council board met publicly and approved Individual Excellence Award recommendations for state fiscal year 2017. Seventy-three (73) - $5,000 and four (4) - $2,500 collaborative Individual Excellence Awards were approved totaling $375,000. There were 465 applications received for a total request of $2,325,000.

Individual Excellence Awards are peer recognition of creative artists for the exceptional merit of a body of their work that advances or exemplifies the discipline and the larger artistic community. These awards support artists' growth and development and recognize their work in Ohio and beyond. During this funding cycle, applications in crafts, design arts and illustration, interdisciplinary and performance art, media arts, photography, two-dimensional visual arts, and three-dimensional visual arts were accepted.


UPCOMING Solo Art Exhibition 

Friday, October 28th 6-9
Tri-C Gallery East