Arts Partnership Success Story
Leanora Erica Mims (Erica) offers a wonderful example of the positive impact that receiving a CAP grant can have.
As a fabric artist, Erica’s recent work of boldly patterned quilts tell the story of the rich historical and oral tradition of textiles from Ghana and Gambia. Early in 2017 she received our Specific Opportunity Stipend (SOS) and used that grant as a springboard to launch herself into a year of art, connections, and opportunities. She finished 2017 applying for, and being awarded, a CAP Arts Education grant!
“I have been on cloud nine since I got notification of the Arts Education grant. I have been truly empowered to deal with issues that have caused me personal trauma, and am blessed to be able to make a difference in the way I help students. Art binds us, creates community, and helps us to see that... Read more