Arts & Culture Grants, Get Artsy, Portrait Painting!

Flyer announcing the Arts & Culture Grants, Get Artsy, Portrait Painting event in Springfield, MO

The CFO and the SRAC will announce the recipients of the Arts & Culture Grants at 10 am Friday May 15th, with the Portrait Painting session to directly follow! The focus of Springfield Regional Arts Council’s annual grant program, which typically funds unique projects, was shifted to provide operational support for area arts organizations. SRAC’s Arts Relief & Recovery Fund grant program, supported by the CFO and the Musgrave Foundation, provides a total of $37,000 to these 10 agencies: Downtown Springfield Community Cinema/The Moxie,
Heartland Opera Theatre (Joplin) Plotline (Springfield), Queen City Rock Camp (Springfield), Sculpture Walk Springfield, Springfield Ballet, Springfield Contemporary Theatre, Springfield Little Theatre, Springfield Regional Opera, and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra.

After the announcement, Friday May 15th, the SRAC will have a Portrait Painting session with SRAC staff member Avery! Using the tools from the Drawing Portraits session from Rachel in April, we are diving in to painting portraiture!

We will be utilizing the portrait found in the events discussion, and a limited palette to focus on value rather than exact naturalistic coloring. Feel free to use your own image if you like, and whatever medium you have on hand!