Arts grants help Auburn University alumnae, faculty with current and future works

Auburn University interviewed me for a story about Auburn alumnae and faculty who won ASCA grants this year. An excerpt from the press release follows. Read the full press release here.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Fellowship grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts will provide two Auburn University alumnae and a current faculty member with the means to foster current and future art projects.

Kyes Stevens, founder and director of the Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project, and Brooke Bullman, a writer from Huntsville, each earned a $5,000 fellowship in literature. Chuck Hemard, an associate professor of art at Auburn, received one of two $5,000 fellowships in media/photography….[Bullman] said, “As an emerging writer, the distinction and recognition provided by this grant is particularly important to my career. I’m deeply honored to be included in a group of such talented artists.”

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