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Nevada Arts Council awards $10K in quarterly jackpot grants

CARSON CITY, Nevada (June 20, 2018) – The Nevada Arts Council has awarded $10,000 in Jackpot Grants for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2019.

Designed to support first-time or sudden opportunity arts and arts learning/education projects initiated by artists, teaching artists, schools, nonprofit organizations and public institutions, the grants were awarded for projects scheduled to occur between July 1 and Sept. 30, 2018.

This quarter’s recipients, and the amount they received, are:

  • Eve Allen Garza (Reno), $925
  • Zoe Bray (Reno), $600
  • Keely Cobb (Reno), $731
  • Eureka Restoration Enterprise (Eureka), $700
  • Jeff Fulmer (Henderson), $908
  • Miya Hannan (Reno), $1,000
  • Alex Ryuta Hayashi (Las Vegas), $1,000
  • Scott Hinton (Reno), $915
  • Jeannie Hua (Las Vegas), $630
  • Ian Racoma (Las Vegas), $858
  • JK Russ (Las Vegas), $848
  • Elena Wherry (Las Vegas), $885.

The grants were first reviewed by a grants review panel on June 6 and received final approval from the Nevada Arts Council Board of Directors on June 11.