SUPPORTING THE ARTS! Youth Interactive Founder, Nathalie Gensac, was proud to be part the selection committee for the Enterprise Grants Supporting Thriving Artistic Community in Santa Barbara The Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative recently awarded four local artists with Arts Enterprise Grants to support entrepreneurial and innovative projects that provide new economic models and expand community engagement.Through the successful completion of their proposed projects, grant recipients will be supported by an ad hoc advisory committee comprising Crista Dix, owner of WallSpace Gallery; Nathalie Gensac, founder of Media4Good and Santa Barbara Youth Interactive; Rick Villa, general manager of The Marjorie Luke Theatre; Nathan Vonk, president of the Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative; Rod Hare, co-founder of the Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative and Notes4Notes; and Ginny Brush, executive director of the County Arts Commission. “It is extremely valuable for young artists and those just starting an art career to have a connection with a community of mentors and advisors,” said Sharyn Main, community investment officer for the Santa Barbara Foundation. “By supporting the arts collaborative in this project, we hope to see more collaborations and new ideas and approaches emerge that will help sustain working artists in our community.”

SUPPORTING THE ARTS!

Youth Interactive Founder, Nathalie Gensac, was proud to be part the selection committee for the Enterprise Grants Supporting Thriving Artistic Community in Santa Barbara
The Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative recently awarded four local artists with Arts Enterprise Grants to support entrepreneurial and innovative projects that provide new economic models and expand community engagement.Through the successful completion of their proposed projects, grant recipients will be supported by an ad hoc advisory committee comprising Crista Dix, owner of WallSpace Gallery; Nathalie Gensac, founder of Media4Good and Santa Barbara Youth Interactive; Rick Villa, general manager of The Marjorie Luke Theatre; Nathan Vonk, president of the Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative; Rod Hare, co-founder of the Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative and Notes4Notes; and Ginny Brush, executive director of the County Arts Commission.
“It is extremely valuable for young artists and those just starting an art career to have a connection with a community of mentors and advisors,” said Sharyn Main, community investment officer for the Santa Barbara Foundation. “By supporting the arts collaborative in this project, we hope to see more collaborations and new ideas and approaches emerge that will help sustain working artists in our community.”