Deadline for art grant applications is Sept. 11

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Artists in all disciplines are eligible to apply for grants to support their professional and artistic development through a partnership of the North Carolina Arts Council and the Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge, the Nash Arts, the Arts Council of Wayne County, the Arts Council of Wilson, the Greene County Arts and Historical Society and Edgecombe County.

Artist Support Grants will be distributed to eligible applicants by Pitt County Arts Council in the following counties: Edgecombe, Greene, Nash, Pitt, Wayne and Wilson.

Applications for the grants are available https://www.pittcountyarts.org/artists/grants/artist-support-grants. The deadline is Sept. 11.

Grants will range in awards from $500 to $1,000.

Emerging or established artists are encouraged to apply to support a range of professional and artistic development including the creation of work, improvement of business operations or expanding capacity to bring work to new audiences.

Artist fees are also allowable expenses.

Artists who reside in Edgecombe, Greene, Nash, Pitt, Wayne and Wilson counties who create in all disciplines of art are eligible to apply. To learn more about the Artist Support Grants visit https://www.pittcountyarts.org/artists/grants/artist-support-grants.

For more information or questions contact Holly Garriott, executive director of Pitt County Arts Council, at 252-551-6947.