The arts mean BUSINESS in Hillsborough County! A new economic impact study released today by the Americans for the Arts shows that Hillsborough County’s nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and their audiences generate $433 MILLION […]
Here in Hillsborough, the cuts mean 32 local organizations, large and small, will have to figure out how to get by on about 30% of what they were qualified to receive …
“With this work, I was being direct about a lot of real issues. It’s very graphic. It’s about the objectification of women and how ‘we’ collectively sort of sell our souls to look like this ideal woman that society is trying to cram down our throats. It starts pretty much the day we get our first Barbie, and now it’s inescapable with advertisements online targeting women.” — Heidi Clapp-Temple, photographer
The Council is giving 14 local artists more than $38,000 this year. To date, more than $767,000 has been awarded by the Arts Council of Hillsborough County.