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2021 Grant Recipients

This year SLC Arts administered over $61,000 in arts funding through the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Decentralization Program in St. Lawrence, Jefferson, and Lewis counties. Applicants applied for funding opportunities in three categories:
Individual Artist Grant, Arts Education Grant, and the Community Arts Grant.

Congratulations to the following 2021 grant recipients:

Individual Artist Grant

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AMY SWARTELE

Project Title: Sandstoner Cylinder Murals. With design influenced by community feedback, the artist will create repeated, circular, elliptical mural paintings on 6 – 9 concrete cylinders in Sandstoner Park.

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SARA LYNCH

Project Title: More Art Around Town. The artist will solicit input from the public, with the goal of creating public art installations in and around the Potsdam area. The artist will use collected feedback to design and create up to 10 murals in unexpected, public spaces.

Arts Education Grant

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LYME COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Project Title: Fun with Art From Around the World. A series of ten, weekly experiential and progressive art classes for children ages 8 – 11, in which children will explore art from different parts of the world in various mediums, with a historical perspective.

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HEARTS FOR YOUTH

Project Title: 2021 HFY Arts. An offering of six children’s arts-focused classes, each comprised of five lessons. Featured classes include painting, fine arts, drawing, barn quilts, crafting with plants and sewing.

Community Arts Grant

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BRANTINGHAM ARTS COUNCIL

Project Title: 2021 Sizzling Summer Concert Series. A series of eight, family-friendly summer concerts, featuring various genres of music.
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YOUNG PEOPLE'S THEATER OF CLAYTON

Project Title: Lion King Junior. A one-week, youth theater camp, for children 5 -18, in which students learn fundamentals of acting, singing, dancing, and technical aspects of theater, which culminates with a production of The Lion King Junior.

 

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TOWN OF MADRID

Project Title: Madrid Dam Music Series – Summer 2021 Season. Performance by one band – of a ten band series lineup – as well as support for virtual programming.

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NORWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY

Project Title: Arts & Tails in the World. A series of six, hands-on, artist-led children’s art classes that each focus on a different culture and animal, and feature a 2D or 3D art project from that culture as a culminating experience.
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THOUSAND ISLANDS ART CENTER

Project Title: Youth Arts Programming. Sixteen weeks of multi-discipline, after-school art  classes, several summer art camps, and daily clay and craft classes.

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TOWN OF LEWIS LIBRARY

Project Title: The Library Presents The Rev Theater Company. An outdoor performance by The Rev Theater Company.
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CLAYTON OPERA HOUSE

Project Title: Dumatix. Two live performances by novel tapdance and percussion group, Drumatix.
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MORRISTOWN GATEWAY MUSEUM

Project Title: 2021 Concerts. Two outdoor concerts, featuring musicians with strong artistic credentials.

 

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COLTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Project Title: Sunday Rock Revue. Live, musical theater, combined with local history and education. Featuring songs from the previous nine seasons.

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HAY MEMORIAL LIBRARY

Project Title: Community Arts & Literacy Programs. A regional poetry program with a maritime theme, and a village-wide quilt exhibition and show.
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CHIPPEWA BAY COMMUNITY CLUB

Project Title: CBCC Friday Evening Backyard Summer Concert Series. A series of four, outdoor concerts, highlighting local artists deserving of a hometown showcase.

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MASSENA PUBLIC LIBRARY

Project Title: #AsyncArts: Leading & Documenting Community Arts in the Time of COVID. A collection of multi-faceted art projects, providing opportunities to enjoy local art in safe, physically distanced ways.

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COMMUNITY PERFORMANCE SERIES

Project Title: Return to Summer Theatre. A revival of summer theatre, featuring a production of “Into the Woods.” A series of live performances will be staged in July 2021 at SUNY Potsdam’s Performing Arts Center.

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HEUVELTON HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

Project Title: Pickens Hall Invitational – Where the Music Comes Home. A series of performances by well established North Country or North Country related groups.

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SACKETS HARBOR HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Project Title: Happy to be Together Again. A series of four Sunday concerts, bringing high quality music to the community.

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GREATER MASSENA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Project Title: 2021 Concerts in the Park. A series of seven, family friendly, Thursday evening, outdoor concerts.

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"MURRAY TRIUMPHS!" FILM PROJECT

Project Title: “Murray Triumphs!” Film Production. A production of a comedic short film titled “Murray Triumphs!” Local filmmakers will collaborate on this project and use professional production equipment to create the film that will be screened publicly at the Gouverneur Community Center.

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THE YELLOW BARN CONCERT SERIES (FS: CHIPPEWA BAY COMMUNITY CLUB)

Project Title: The Yellow Barn Concert Series. A series of seven musical performances that celebrate the power of music to elevate the human spirit, open our horizons and unite us in community.

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SARA E LYNCH

Project Title: Clay with Me. A series of hands-on, multidisciplinary art lessons, in which children will take an idea from concept to three-dimensional sculpture and color, while learning science through the innate properties of clay.

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THE ARTS PROGRAM OF NNY

Project Title: Local Community Theater – A Christmas Carol, The Musical. A local, community theater production of A Christmas Carol.

Phone: 315.265.6860

Mailing Address:
PO Box 252 | Potsdam, NY 13676

Physical Address:
Village of Potsdam Civic Center
2 Park Street | Potsdam NY 13676

 

 

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