The New York
Foundation of the Arts has given a total of $2,320
Daily Star Staff Report
Four local artists
have received a total of $2,320 through the Upper Catskill Community
Council of the Arts Special Opportunity Stipend Program.
of up to $600, funded by the New York Foundation of the Arts, enable
artists to take advantage of opportunities that will have a impact
on their career, officials said.
a musician from Cooperstown, has received a grant to study with two
fiddlers from New York, Hilton Kelly and John Kirk. She will use the
funds to expand her musical abilities through four mentoring sessions
with each of these musicians.
sessions will give her a chance to expand her repertoire and learn
new fiddling techniques, officials said.
Painter Jane Carr
of Treadwell has received a grant to travel and spend 10 days at The
Great Northern Arts Festival in Canada, where she will be one of only
two non-Canadian artists to show her work.
Jean Gilbert of
Bainbridge has received a grant to reproduce her paintings of Gilbertsville
in booklet form. Her paintings illustrate the history of Gilbertsville.
Anna Hosford of
Richfield Springs has received a grant to study photographic portraiture
from Lady Ostapeck of Fly Creek. She will learn techniques of creating
picturesque settings for portraiture, negative retouching, and the
use sepia to enhance the portrait image.
SOS awards are
given three times a year to visual, literary, media and performing
artists who live in Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Herkimer, Madison,
Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, and Otsego counties