ACHF Arts Access
Up to 35 writers and artists in all media will be awarded residencies to advance their work. Each resident will give a presentation at a school or community organization. Residents submit written evaluations and meet with the executive director during and at end of their stays to discuss the value of their residencies. Hosts of the presentations evaluate their value. 2: The summer, fall and winter major arts events will display the work of up to 200 writers and artists in all media and attract visitors of all ages from a wide region. The number of visitors attending, the sales of art works, the comments of the artists and the attendees provide the evaluation.
Thirty-six artists were provided residencies, who, in turn, provided community service to 1,027 citizens within the Southeast region. Artist residents worked within schools, senior centers, service and community organizations, arts organizations and correctional facilities. Evaluations given to community service hosts, audiences, and artist residents through questionnaires. 2: The two annual festivals provided opportunities for artists to present and sell their works, and saw an increase in attendance from outside the region. Staff interviewed artists and vendors after the festivals and followed up with requests for feedback by email. Attendees were canvased by volunteers and asked for home zip codes and asked informal questions as to the quality of the events.
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