The County’s Art Buzz – May

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The County’s Art Buzz – May

The County’s Art Buzz – May

Special to The Fairfax County Times, May 10, 2019 If you ask ArtsFairfax’s recent Artist Grant honorees’ Tom Teasley and Foon Sham, it is through the audiences’ experience that brings their work to life and gives it meaning. Teasley and Sham, widely known for their individual achievements and their demonstrated history of accomplishment in the...

The County’s Art Buzz – April

The County’s Art Buzz – April

Special to The Fairfax County Times,  Apr 13, 2019 BalletNova awarded Martha Graham Dance Residency A dozen young dancers are learning to transition from one movement to another to create a seamless whole. Every contraction, every lunge, every breath in time with the beat of the music rehearsed over and over again until the unnatural...

The County’s Art Buzz – March

The County’s Art Buzz – March

Special to the Fairfax County Times , Mar 8, 2019 There are plenty of art offerings in Fairfax, but have you checked out Twitter? County resident and writer Jesse Stanchak tells his stories in 280 characters or less. A marketing professional in the metro area, Stanchak spins his literary prose three times a day via...

The County Art’s Buzz – February

The County Art’s Buzz – February

Special to the Fairfax County Times, Feb 8, 2019 Each year, ArtsFairfax connects professional artists with teachers to create an art learning experience beyond the traditional classroom lesson.This year, ArtsFairfax placed three Fairfax County artists into three FCPS middle schools. Heidi Fortune Picker’s residency at Holmes MS explores movement and language arts. Suzy Scollon’s residency...

Fairfax County’s Hidden Gem – January

Fairfax County’s Hidden Gem – January

Fairfax County’s Hidden Gem Special to the Fairfax County Times, Jan 11, 2019 Welcome to the first column dedicated to the arts in Fairfax County. It has long been known that the Fairfax County arts scene is a hidden gem treasured by residents, but its talent and vibrant offerings for professional artists, students and patrons...

David Siegel Talks New Arts and Cultural Venues with ArtsFairfax’s Linda Sullivan

David Siegel Talks New Arts and Cultural Venues with ArtsFairfax’s Linda Sullivan

ARTSFAIRFAX President & CEO, Linda Sullivan sat down with reporter, David Siegel, to talk Fairfax County arts and cultural venues for the July 19th edition of the Connection Newspapers. Area to Get New Arts and Cultural Venues, Conversation with ARTSFAIRFAX Linda Sullivan examines the challenges Fairfax County has faced and the opportunities to enhance the...

Arts Council of Fairfax County Awards $475,944 through Three Grant Programs to Over 40 Nonprofit Arts Organizations in Fairfax County

Arts Council of Fairfax County Awards $475,944 through Three Grant Programs to Over 40 Nonprofit Arts Organizations in Fairfax County

Fairfax County, VA – The Arts Council of Fairfax County has awarded $379,104 in Operating Support Grants to 39 nonprofit arts organizations, $86,904 in Project Support Grants to 15 nonprofit arts organizations, and $9,936 in Organizational and Professional Development Grants to five nonprofit arts organizations in Fairfax County for FY 2018. These grants support activities...

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