The Kodiak Arts Council offers arts scholarships each year to further individual growth in the arts. Scholarship funds may be used for a variety of artistic pursuits, including but not limited to: attending workshops or classes, purchasing materials or supplies to begin, advance, or complete work, supporting expenses related to artistic business development (marketing, online media, exhibition support materials).
The Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce 2019 awards to the support the following individuals and projects:
Deborah Bitanga will purchase supplies to work on a series of oil pastels illustrating Filipino immigrant experiences in Kodiak.
Grace Jackson receives the Ginny Shank Dance scholarship to pursue dance training at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp, Sitka, Alaska, in the summer of 2019.
Kiana Bravo will pursue dance training at the NUVO dance convention in Anchorage, Alaska, in September 2019.
Adriana Catterson will pursue musical theatre dance training at Next Step Dance Kodiak.
Melody Kitka will pursue jazz or acrobatic dance training at Next Step Dance Kodiak.
Ila Abad, Janna Alonzo, Joyceline Garchitorena, Charlene Solano, Fatima Tolentino, Jallan Tuquib, and Gillian Wright will pursue dance training at the Thunderbird Dance Camp.