Jeanetta Calhoun Mish Named Oklahoma State Poet Laureate
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has selected Dr. Jeanetta Calhoun Mish as the 2017-18 Oklahoma State Poet Laureate. Mish is the director of The Red Earth Low-Residency Creative Writing MFA Program at Oklahoma City University where she also serves as faculty mentor in writing pedagogy, professional writing, and the craft of poetry.
Two Oklahoma Educators Honored by NAEA
Susan Gabbard of Oklahoma City and Sarah Carnes of Yukon were among arts educators from across the nation honored for their work during the 2017 NAEA National Convention in New York City in early March.
NEA Creativity Connects Grant Program Deadline May 4
Through May 4, eligible organizations in Oklahoma can apply for a special category of the National Endowment for the Arts' Art Works grant program. Art Works: Creativity Connects grants are available to fund programs that include strong, committed partnerships between arts organizations and organizations from non-arts sectors.
Cox Charities Invests in Communities through Arts Funding
Grants of up to $10,000 are available to 501(c)(3) organizations located and providing services within residential service areas of Cox Communications. Cox Community Investment Grants support programming for youth, education, social issues, and arts programs.