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Music and Art Still Very Alive in Schools

ArtSplash provides $8,800 in arts and music grants to 16 school local programs.

, a community celebration for arts education taking place this year on September 24-25 in Carlsbad, awarded $8,800 in grants to local schools to fund a diverse array of projects for the 2011-12 school year. 

According to ArtSplash Chair Joni Miringoff, “Our grants are modest, typically in the $400-$700 range. I am always amazed and delighted by the imaginative projects accomplished by teachers with a modicum of money and a wealth of creativity.”

2011-12 ArtSplash Grant Recipients are:

From the

  • Sue DeWulf - – Arts for Healing ($700)
  • - – Soft Sculpture Project ($600)
  • Monica Hall - – Drama Dept. January Production ($500)
  • Megan Herrick - Carlsbad High School - Mosaic ($500)
  • Pat Slattery - – Art and Science Through the Seasons ($340)
  • Jackie Solomon - CHS Xcalibur Dancers – Nationals Dance Competition ($700)
  • Joanne Haeussinger - – New Art Program ($700)
  • Dominique Babcock - Pacific Rim Elementary School – Mosaic ($400)

From the Encinitas Union School District

  • Tammy Atherton - El Camino Creek Elementary School – Mosaic ($500)
  • Leighanne Twaddle - Ocean Knoll Elementary School –  “Dolphin Sounds” Chorus ($460)

From the San Marcos Unified School District

  • Juan Aguilar - San Marcos High School – Concert ($500)
  • Estelle Hilmen - Carrillo Elementary School – Art Fair ($500)
  • June York - Woodland Park Middle School – Sculpture ($500)
  • Michelle Breyer - San Marcos Middle School – Sculpture program ($500)

From the Vista Unified School District

  • Julie Kelly - Vista Academy of Visual and Performing Arts – Ceramic Sculpture ($700)
  • Doug Disney - Rancho Buena Vista High School – School Chalk Festival ($700)

 

The next grant cycle will begin in Spring 2012. The application deadline will be in August 1, 2012. Grant guidelines and applications are at carlsbadartsplash.org/grant.htm.                                        

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