The folk arts are defined as those artistic practices which are community or family based and express that community’s aesthetic heritage and tradition. The learning process is informal and is passed on from generation to generation by word of mouth, apprenticeship and imitation.
Folk Arts Apprenticeships are designed to foster the sharing of traditional (folk) artistic skills between a master and an apprentice who is already familiar with the genre. The program creates this opportunity specifically for individuals who share a common cultural heritage.
Folk Arts Fellowships provide support to individual artists who demonstrate the highest level of skill and accomplishments in their craft.
FY 21 Folk Arts Apprenticeship Grantees
|Nader Molina Figueroa||$3,000.00|
|Debbie Spears Moorehead||$3,000.00|
FY21 Folk Arts Fellowship Grantees
For more information on Folk Arts Fellowships and Apprenticeships, contact Elena Calderón Patino.