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
Lucy Paige – Jack Baron Award
Performing Arts Grants
Literary Arts Grants
Flower Conroy – Richard Heyman Award
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.