Funding for Local Arts Organizations: FedeliFebruary 27, 2017
NORTH BAY – $69,000 has been awarded through the Ontario Arts Council to local arts groups, Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli announced today.
Project grants include:
- $30,000 for Aanmitaagzi through the Multi and Inter-Arts Organizations program towards the operation of the organization. This multi-disciplinary, artist-run organization serves artists and community members from Nipissing First Nation and the surrounding area;
- $30,000 to the Near North Mobile Media Lab Collective through the Compass program for an arts management intern;
- $9,000 to the Nipissing Region Curatorial Collective through the Visual Arts Project program for the publication Elly Mackey: Abstraction in Isolation.This publication features reproductions of Eleanor Mackey’s artwork, three interpretative essays, and a Blu-ray disc with clips from a documentary on Mackey’s life.
“These organizations are vital to the vibrant arts and culture community we’re fortunate to have in Nipissing. My congratulations and thanks go out to them.” said Fedeli.