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Applications open for 2016 Creative Workforce Fellowships

Artists are contributing their talents to Cuyahoga County every day. They are developing original work, provoking thought, bridging communities and telling our stories. The Creative Workforce Fellowship is investing in these artists. 

In 2016, 40 artists, who live in Cuyahoga County will receive a $15,000 Fellowship.

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Artist Spotlight

In Memory of Virgie Ezelle Patton

Excellence. That’s a perfect word to describe Virgie Ezelle Patton's vision for her artwork. Excellence.

Virgie Ezelle Patton was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, where she discovered a love of art at a young age. When she was only five years old, her school art teacher noticed that her art abilities were beyond those of other children her age, and her mother began encouraging her creative abilities. From that point on and through high school, Patton was in love with creating. She was always chosen to participate in school-wide art projects and contests. And she always won.

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Upcoming Events

07/03/15 Much Ado about Nothing

07/04/15 Student Concert

07/06/15 Summer Dance Workshop 2015

01/01/14 Artists and the Affordable Care Act Webinar

05/01/15 Creative Workforce Fellowship Application Available

05/22/15 "You May Find Me in the Woods" by Abbey Blake

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Guide to Developing Your Craft

As you grow and develop as an artist you may find your artistic and professional needs changing. Think about creating a personal resource guide for your work that you may hand-tailor to your specific goals at different times in your career.

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