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Local arts receive boost through Cultural Trust funding

Juniper Arts Council distributes grants to support culture in the community.
Angel Carpenter

Blue Mountain Eagle

Published on March 1, 2016 5:01PM

Last changed on March 3, 2016 8:23AM

In photo, from left: Kris Beal, Juniper Arts Council president with 2016 Oregon Cultural Trust Grants recipients Julie Reynolds, Grant Union drama club director; JJ Collier, Grant Union art teacher; Elise Delgado, Creative Life Project; Jack Johns, Fox Valley Community Church; and Caleb Sturgill, Oregon State University Extension.

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In photo, from left: Kris Beal, Juniper Arts Council president with 2016 Oregon Cultural Trust Grants recipients Julie Reynolds, Grant Union drama club director; JJ Collier, Grant Union art teacher; Elise Delgado, Creative Life Project; Jack Johns, Fox Valley Community Church; and Caleb Sturgill, Oregon State University Extension.

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CANYON CITY — Several local arts programs received support from the Juniper Arts Council/Grant County Cultural Coalition in the form of grants.

Juniper Arts distributed $6,500 from the Oregon Cultural Trust for organizations offering projects related to culture.

Kris Beal, Juniper Arts Council president, announced the award winners Jan. 28 at the Grant School District No. 3 conference room.

Grant recipients include: Allovars-Creative Life Project for a 4-H art project, Dayville School for a mural artist in residence, Fox Valley Community Church to repair and paint the exterior of their church building, Grant Union Junior-Senior High School art department for a one-day artist in residence, Grant Union art department for a glass kiln, Grant Union drama club for microphones and lighting for the stage, Oregon State University Extension for a professional-caliber video camera, Strawberry Valley Historical Association to build a visitor information center on the front of the Prairie City Public Works building and the Youth Arts Program for its Summer at the YAP activities. 

“The council would like to thank everyone who took the time to submit an application,” Beal said.



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