Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Jan Hopkins- 2010 GAP Grant Recipient

Jan Hopkins awarded an Artist Trust 2010 Grant for Artist Projects (GAP) Program.

A $1,500.00 grant was awarded to Jan to attend the the Society Atelier Sarawak Conference World Eco-Fiber and Textile (W.E.F.T.) Forum 2010 – “Nature’s Color Code in Basketry and Textiles” in Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia. The conference included a 4 day field trip to Rumah Garie Longhouse to participate in a traditional “Ngar” cotton mordanting ceremony of Iban master ikat weavers.

The foremost criterion for selection is the artistic excellence of an applicant’s artwork The Artist Trust Gap Program provides support for artist-generated projects. The sum result is a repeated and consistent investment to support and encourage individual artists’ projects working in all disciplines in order to enrich community throughout Washington State.

Artist Trust is dedicated to supporting Washington State artists working in all creative disciplines.

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