Friday, November 07, 2008

Arts Fellowship winners honored by Shreveport Regional Arts Council and the City of Shreveport

Reminding the large audience of the handsome economic impact of the arts on the city, Pam Atchison presided over a night of cash awards for arts programs and for individual artists at Artspace Shreveport on Thurs.

The 2008 SRAC Fellowship Recipients, each winning $2500, were announced by Vicki Marshall.

Visual Art - Thomas Little, sculptor, painter and pres of the West Edge Artists' Co-op.
Dance - Anthony Neumann, ballet and classical dancer.
Multi-discipline - Robert Trudeau, video, photography, blog and sketch producer.
Music - Chandler Teague, percussionist with the Shreveport Symphony and jazz drummer.
Theater - Hugh "Poetic Justice" Hamilton, a performance poet.
Literary - David Havird, professor at Centenary College and widely-published poet.

The evening's performance by blues guitarist Buddy Flett was accented by the voice of Rev Brady Blade in a very capable duet.

1 comment:

Kathryn Usher said...

Congrats to another group of great artists. Glad to see your name on the list. You do awesome work for our SB Land culture. You go you myth maker/documenter you!