Southern Exposure Receives NEA Grant
Southern Exposure was one of 919 arts organizations to receive a National Endowment for the Arts Art Works grant in 2014. SoEx will be awarded $35,000 to support the presentation of an exhibition series and related events in celebration of the organization's 40th anniversary. The year-long project will include group exhibitions, public art projects, and additional events and performances highlighting the contemporary art practice of emerging Bay Area artists. More than 200 artists will receive conceptual, logistical, and administrative support in the creation of new work.
NEA Art Works grants support the creation of art, public engagement with art, lifelong learning in the arts, and enhancement of the livability of communities through the arts. The NEA received 1,474 eligible applications under the Art Works category, requesting more than $75 million in funding. Of those applications, 919 are recommended for grants for a total of $26.6 million. For a complete listing of projects recommended for Art Works grant support, please visit the NEA website at arts.gov.