KENTUCKY ARTS COUNCIL NEWS RELEASE Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet
|Jan. 15, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
|Media Contact: Tom Musgrave
502-564-3757, ext. 489
Deadline Feb. 15 for apprenticeship grant
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Folk and traditional art has a rich history of being handed down from generation to generation, and in recognition of this heritage, the Kentucky Arts Council (KAC) offers grants to folk and traditional master artists to help them pass knowledge to skilled apprentices.KAC's Folk and Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Grant provides up to $3,000 to a Kentucky master traditional artist to teach skills, practices and culture to a less experienced artist from the same community during the course of a year.Applicants must be folk and traditional artists who are considered masters within their community and who have identified an apprentice from the same community who has potential to become a master. Both master and apprentice must be Kentucky residents.