Art & Culture

San Benito Arts Council announces 2019 grant awards

Over $6,000 distributed to local artists and cultural organizations through mini-grant program.

This article was contributed by the San Benito Arts Council.

The San Benito Arts Council is pleased to announce a new cohort of grantees from its 2019 Arts Express! Grant Program, which provides support to local artists, art groups, and art and cultural organizations through quick and easy mini-grants up to $1,000. This year’s grantees include:


Individual Artists

  • Roxy Montana
  • Victoria Murray
  • Vicki Rashkin


  • RO Hardin School
  • Anzar High School

The goal of the Arts Express! Grant Program is to support cultural and artistic growth, foster arts accessibility and equity, and promote cultural diversity in San Benito County. Applicants are encouraged to request funding for the creation of new work; exhibitions and presenting; arts in education programs; community outreach and organizational capacity. Funded projects will take place in 2019. For a full list of grant funded projects, please visit

The Arts Express! Grant Program is made possible through a Community Impact Grant from the Community Foundation for San Benito County and from Corbin.

For more information about the Arts Express! Grant Program, please contact the San Benito Arts Council at [email protected] or call at (831) 636-2787 or visit


San Benito County Arts Council

The San Benito County Arts Council’s mission is to: *Promote diversity, quality and involvement in the arts for all residents in San Benito County *Encourage cultural and artistic growth and create opportunities for the production of art *Provide access to the arts through programs in the visual, performing and media arts *Establish a favorable climate for artists to live and work and for the arts to thrive