ArtsWestchester Press Releases

Artist Charles Fazzino Donates $5K and Proceeds from Artwork to Artist Relief Fund to Raise Awareness of Need in Artist Community

ARTIST CHARLES FAZZINO DONATES $5000 & PROCEEDS FROM ARTWORK TO ARTIST RELIEF FUND TO RAISE AWARENESS OF NEED IN ARTIST COMMUNITY (White Plains, NY) – Internationally renowned 3D pop artist Charles Fazzino made a $5,000 donation this week to ArtsWestchester’s Artist Relief Fund in order to provide more help to area artists negatively impacted by … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Launches New Social Justice Artist Grant

ArtsWestchester Launches New Social Justice Artist Grant Artist proposals being accepted through April 5, 2021 White Plains, N.Y. (February 16, 2021)—ArtsWestchester CEO Janet Langsam today announced the launch of a major new competitive artist grant program, Voices for Change, in which three artists each will be awarded grants of $10,000 to propose and actualize new … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Receives $20,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

ArtsWestchester to Receive $20,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for Contemporary Textile Exhibition February 4, 2020 (ArtsWestchester) White Plains, NY – –ArtsWestchester has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support a contemporary art exhibition titled The Social Fabric: Common Threads and Uncommon Visions. This art exhibition … Read More »

Art$WChallenge Raises More than $1 Million for Arts & Culture

  Art$WChallenge Raises more than $1 Million for Arts & Culture Legislators & ArtsWestchester distribute more than $353,000 in matching grants Since its inception in 2007, the Art$WChallenge has raised more than $4.7 Million in private monies. The 2020 Art$WChallenge raised a record-breaking $1,111,746 for the arts in Westchester. The 2020 Art$WChallenge expanded the grant … Read More »

ArtsWestchester Appoints Six New Board Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ArtsWestchester Appoints Six New Board Members January 25, 2020 (ArtsWestchester) White Plains, NY – – ArtsWestchester’s Board President Michael Minihan recently announced the appointment of six new board members to ArtsWestchester’s Board of Directors  – Dawn French, Mark Ettenger, Troy De Vries and Bernard Thombs – each of whom will serve a … Read More »

WESTCHESTER COUNTY & ARTSWESTCHESTER SELECT B.K. FISCHER OF SLEEPY HOLLOW AS FIRST-EVER WESTCHESTER POET LAUREATE

January 12, 2021 Westchester County & ArtsWestchester Select B.K. Fischer of Sleepy Hollow as First-Ever Westchester Poet Laureate (White Plains, NY) – Westchester County Executive George Latimer today partnered with ArtsWestchester to announce that Westchester County’s inaugural Poet Laureate will be B.K. Fischer of Sleepy Hollow. Fischer was one of 23 applicants for the position. … Read More »

The Countdown is on to Match $300,000 in the Art$WChallenge by December 31

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ernie Garcia, Thompson & Bender [email protected] or 914-8443780 The Countdown is on to Match $300,000 in the Art$WChallenge by December 31 120 organizations are eligible White Plains, NY (Dec. 10, 2020) –The Art$WChallenge, a unique public/private partnership between ArtsWestchester, Westchester County Executive George Latimer and the Westchester County Board of Legislators … Read More »

County Executive George Latimer Announces Call for 2021 Poet Laureate for Westchester County in Partnership with ArtsWestchester

October 27, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ernie Garcia, 914-844-3780 [email protected]   County Executive George Latimer Announces call for 2021 poet laureate for Westchester County In Partnership with ArtsWestchester (White Plains, NY) – Westchester County Executive George Latimer today joined in partnership with ArtsWestchester to announce a competitive call for an inaugural Poet Laureate position … Read More »

Jazz Legend Wynton Marsalis to Perform at ArtsWestchester Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Ernie Garcia Thompson & Bender 914-762-1900 [email protected] Jazz Legend Wynton Marsalis to perform at ArtsWestchester Gala Help Keep the Arts Alive in Westchester October 20, 2020 (ArtsWestchester) White Plains, NY — World-renowned trumpeter and composer Wynton Marsalis will perform at ArtsWestchester’s virtual gala on November 21. The fundraiser will honor … Read More »