The Jackson County Arts Council is now accepting applications for North Carolina Arts Council Regional Artists Project Grants (RAPG) through October 7, 2013. The grants will fund artists in Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood and Jackson counties at any phase of their professional development. Grants may cover equipment purchases, professional development training, marketing, etc., occurring between December 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015.
There will be an informational session on Monday September 29, from at 5pm in room 7105 of the Creative Arts Building at Haywood Community College. Amy Putansu, previous RAPG recipient and professor at HCC’s professional crafts program, will be leading a Q & A session for prospective applicants. Applications and instructions will be available at this event; it is recommended that all new applicants attend. Those interested should RSVP by emailing the RAP-g manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.