The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is pleased to announce the 50 awardees of our 2020 Arts In Community Resilience Awards, funded as part of the Athens-Clarke County Resiliency Package. Each awardee receives $2,000 to support their proposed project.

These funds were distributed to local artists or organizations to complete creative projects in Athens-Clarke County as a means support our arts community in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Proposals ranged from visual art exhibitions, performances, film festivals, music projects, and so much more.

Final projects will take place thru December 31st 2021, either virtually or in person (using CDC recommended safety measures), throughout Athens-Clarke County. Please check this page for updated information and project links.

Ad*verse Fest
Krysia Ara
Athens Area Arts Council/Athens Mural Alley Project
Athens Choral Society
Athens LGBTQ+ Animation
Athens Music History Tour
Athens Mutual Aid Network
Athens Tangueros/Milonga Tropical
Athens Welcome Center
Avery Leigh’s Night Palace
Jaime Bull
Jennie Cain
Lucy Calhoun/”Touch in the Time of Covid”
Caulfield
Shirley Chambliss
Classic City Cycling
Enlightened Media Production Studios
Will Eskridge/Clarke Central High School Mural
Fell2Photography
Tabitha Fielteau
Flanigan’s Portrait Studio
Neil Hancock
Richard Herzog
Historic Athens/”PorchFest”
The Humid
Imagination Squared
Lou Kregel
The League of Step
Love.Craft Athens
Marisa Mustard
Zachary Pareizs
Peepa Show
LeeAnn Peppers
The Pink Flamingo of Athens, GA
Michael Ross
The Shadow Box Collective
Salvage Sparrow
Jessica Smith
Chris Taylor/Sandy Creek Nature Center
Tiger Bomb Promo/Envision Athens
tiny ATH Gallery
TRIPLEBUMMER
Trvy/Volumes Hip Hop
Abigail West
Whet Ink Productions/Moonlight Theatre Company
Lisa Yaconelli/”Message in a Bottle” Community Writing Project
Joni Younkins-Herzog

(and three additional contracts still pending)

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