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.