As a working artist, I can tell you that individual artist grant opportunities – especially in San Antonio – are few and far between.
Local arts leaders are responding to President Donald Trump’s Thursday proposal to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts from the federal budget.
This is a cautionary tale.
The Briscoe Western Art Museum and Opera of San Antonio, two high profile newcomers to San Antonio’s growing arts and culture universe, apparently will secure city funding for the coming year despite low grades from the City’s Department for Culture and Creative Development (DCCD) and an independent panel assembled to review and rate funding applicants.
As a career performing arts administrator, I believe in the power of the performing arts to improve our community.