Apr 282017

Back row: Jessica Argyle. Center Row L to R: Chelsea Catherine, Flower Conroy, Stephen Kitsakos (Accepting for Eric Weinberger), Suzanne Holt. Front Row L to R: Todd Feit, Kristina Neihouse, Ben Harrison, Kate Divoli. Not pictured: Bob Bowersox, George Korn, Lucy Paige.

The Board of Directors of the Anne McKee Artists Fund recently awarded 12 project-based grants to Florida Keys visual, performing and literary artists. The awards support specific creative projects proposed by each recipient. Established in 1994 by Anne McKee, a longtime Key West resident and supporter of the arts, the Fund assists talented individuals with qualified creative endeavors. Since its inception, the Fund has awarded over $250,000 to visual artists, writers and performing artists who live in Monroe County.

The Fund’s 2017 grant recipients are:

Visual Arts Grants

Kate Divoli
Todd Feit
Suzanne Holt
Lucy Paige – Jack Baron Award

Performing Arts Grants

Bob Bowersox
Ben Harrison
George Korn
Eric Weinberger

Literary Arts Grants

Jessica Argyle
Chelsea Catherine
Flower Conroy – Richard Heyman Award
Kristina Neihouse

Additionally, the Adeline Turner Award for the performing arts was given to Jodyrae Campbell for her decades of contributions to our community through music.

For more information about the Anne McKee Artists Fund, its annual auction and artist grants, visit www.mckeefund.org.

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