Are you a 2019 VICA grant award recipient?

As part of the grant award criteria you are required to submit a Final Report Form to the Council along with your receipts or/and cancelled checks and other documentation of completion of your project (i.e. copies of cds, program/booklets, flyers, press releases, pictures etc.) on or before August 1, 2019. To turn in your Final Report Form, simply sign in to your grants account here https://vica.smapply.io/ and click on final report OR you can download the form here https://www.vicouncilonarts.org/grant-programs-services/final-report-form/ and email it to vicastt@hotmail.com

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT FAILURE TO SUBMIT YOUR REPORT WILL JEOPARDIZE FUTURE FUNDING.

 

Jasmine Lindquist is a US Virgin Islands based artist that specializes in acrylic painting and digital art. Her versatility between digital and traditional mediums allows her work to be accessible to multiple audiences. The themes of vibrant colors and high contrast that can be found throughout her work is informed by her surroundings in the USVI. From the bright sun and blue skies, to the colorful tropical flora and Danish architecture, Jasmine draws inspiration from all around her.


REINTRODUCTION is a show about Jasmine revisiting her artist journey through depicting people, locations, events, and objects from her home in the USVI. The collection of paintings showcase her artist technique and love for the subject matter through themes of bright light and vibrancy.

 

Islands Art Information

“Islands Arts” is a grassroots initiative that provides a digital platform for Caribbean artists to showcase and sell their art at no cost. Their mission is to connect artists with art fans across North America, broadening the market and making the artists pursuits more financially viable.

Any artists who are interested may register on the Islands Arts website.

 

Alayna Caraballo Wins USVI Congressional Art Competition

Alanya Carabollo, a student of the St. Croix Central High School, won the Congressional Art Competition, a nationwide annual art competition initiated by members of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1982, that allows high school students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories to showcase their artistic ability.

The winning piece of art from each Congressional district is displayed in an eleven-month exhibit in the Cannon tunnel that leads into the U.S. Capitol.

The VI Council on the Arts provides funding for cash prizes and a trip to Washington, D.C. for the winner and one guardian.