|AG Director Paula Neuhaus, Samantha Jones of Rogue Collections, Artist Tim Olson|
Dubuque Area Arts Collective won $378 for the support of their studio. They plan to use the money to create studio bays, purchase drawing tables, stools, shelving, and basic art supplies.
|DAAC's James Brown, Ivonne Simmonds, Amanda Reynolds with Tim Olson & Paula Neuhaus|
DAAC Volunteer Amanda Reynolds describes their main goals as "Raising the profile of young emerging artists in Dubuque, to motivate them to pursue their creative interests, to encourage them to gain experience through volunteer work, to strengthen their skills through free tutoring and workshops, and to enable them to participate in the community's art affairs." Tim Olson presented the winners with a print of one section of his 110-foot long DubuqueFest Panorama.
|DubuqueFest Panorama by Tim Olson and Cash Stack!|
The evening also included a proposal by Dubuque Area Writers Guild for the publication of their annual anthology Gallery, a collection of mixed-genre work by regional writers and artists released each May.
|Writers Guild Co-Moderator Heidi Zull.|
FYI: Since 2010 Art Gumbo has funded 24 projects with $11,685.