Arts and tourism grant winners announced
GOSHEN — Twenty-five money awards were given to artists, organizations, venues and municipalities in Orange County that promote tourism-related economic development.
]“The recipients of these funds represent a diverse and talented group,” said county Executive Steven Neuhaus in announcing the County Executive Arts, Heritage and Tourism grants. “We are proud to award these grants and acknowledge their creativity and passion. This program is important because it provides valuable support to entities that make positive contributions to the economy and quality of life here in our beautiful county.”
The top award of $4,200 was given to Newburgh resident Isaac Diggs for his project “Home Sweet Home: Paul Rudolph’s Government Center Transformed,” an exhibition of original photographs, archival imagery and text.
The 24 remaining awards support projects that span many disciplines, including:
Foundry 42, Ltd.: Celebrity Sunday Salon Series
Orange County Chinese Association: The Chinese Culture Festival Celebration of the OCCA 30th Birthday
Wallkill River School: Hudson Valley Plein Air Festival
Community 2000: Warwick Summer Arts Festival
Meagan Leddy: Hidden Landscapes, Inner Worlds
Outdoor Club of Port Jervis: Erie 80
Village of Goshen: Spring Fling
Walden Community Council: Walden Harvest Fest
Wrenegade Sports LLC: Farm to Fork Fondo Hudson Valley
Lycian Centre, Ltd.: "On the Lawn" Concert Series
Sound Directions: String Trio of New York: Orange County Residency 2017
The Hudson Valley Jazz Festival: Hudson Valley Jazz Festival
The Middletown Concert Chorale: Musicians for MCC Spring and Fall Concerts
Town of Mount Hope: Summer Concert Series
Village of Monroe: Summer Concert Series
Susan Miiller: Deerest Deerpark III
Village of Highland Falls: Highland Falls ArtWalk 2017
Cornerstone Theatre Arts: Stuck While Moving
Creative Theatre Group: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)
Greenwood Lake Theater: Summer Season 2017
Paul Ellis: Warwick's Story
Village of Greenwood Lake: Hoboken International Film Festival
Jaquelyn Skrzynski: P.U.G. Projects: Orange Alert III
Storm King Art Center: David Smith: The White Sculptures Exhibition
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