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Ten S.A. Artists Receive 5K Grants

Sabine Senft, #7 Rooted, 2014. Handcarved limestone, antlers, gold leaf.

Sabine Senft, #7 Rooted, 2014. Handcarved limestone, antlers, gold leaf.

The Artist Foundation of San Antonio, now in its 10th year, has announced the ten 2015 grant recipients awarded to artists across a broad range of disciplines living in Bexar County. Each award is for $5,000 and is made for the creation of new, original work. The awards are designed to recognize artistic achievement, dedication to an artistic discipline and the potential for further professional development.

The award winners are:

Dept for Culture & Creative Development Award for Literary Arts: Yvette Benavides
Rick Liberto Award for Visual Arts: Sabine Senft
Friends of Chuck Ramirez Award for Visual Arts: Andrei Renteria
Dept for Culture & Creative Development Award for Media Arts: Ray Santisteban
Alan Beckstead Award for Original Production: Ethan Wickman
Department for Culture & Creative Development Award for Music Composition: José Rubén De León
Tobin Theatre Arts Fund Award for Costume Design: Diane Malone
Dept for Culture & Creative Development Award for Choreography: Tamara Adira
Tobin Theatre Arts Fund Award for Set Design: Richard Slocum
Department for Culture & Creative Development Award for Multidisciplinary Arts: Nicole Geary

They will be honored at a private reception Thursday, January 28, 5:30-7:30pm at BRICK at the Blue Star Complex. There, the Foundation will announce this year’s Tobin Grand Prize to one of the 10 award recipients. Congratulations to all and good luck on the Tobin Prize!

also by Paula Newton
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