Arts in Society (AiS) Grantee Awarded $30k 2022 Cycle


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Sixty35 Media "Meeting Cedric Martin for the first time, you’d never guess he’s a man in the midst of his own redemption arc.

Martin is a large, friendly presence, ready to greet you, shake your hand. He’s a nerd through and through: He’s a huge fan of math and science, and his favorite Star Trek captain is Deep Space Nine’s Benjamin Sisko. When we saw him on First Friday in January at Yellow Couch Creative, the gallery on West Colorado Avenue owned by Martin’s mentor and internship sponsor Jana Bussanich, Martin had attracted a crowd." By Greta Anderson Johns & Nick Raven . Read more

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Denver, CO (January 23, 2023) – 23 grantees have been announced for the 2022 Arts in Society grant program! After reviewing more than 300 applications, this year’s panel has selected 23 Colorado artists and organizations to receive, in total, $527,500 in funding for the 2022-2023 cycle.

Meet Jana L Bussanich Art, Yellow Couch Creative
Tin Roof Productions (TRP) Pilot Artist Intern Program Colorado Springs, Colorado

Jana L Bussanich Art, Yellow Couch Creative, in partnership with Tin Roof Productions 501c3, Pilot Artist Internship Program, matches qualified incarcerated artists with art professionals through a) a rigorous application process and (b) delivering three components crucial for success in the art world: Art-practice development, coaching, and business development.

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