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Santa Maria Arts Council

Encouraging and Supporting the Expansion of the Arts since 1965
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2020 Individual Grants in the Arts.

$1,500 1st prize in Dance, Drama, Music, Visual Arts
$1,500 Nat Fast award in Performing Arts (Dance, Drama or Music)
$1,000 2nd prize in Dance, Drama, Music, Visual Arts
$1,000 Ian M. Hassett scholarship in Visual Arts

Honoring Judge Jed Beebe

Accepting applications through March 18.

click for the application

As of 2019, the Santa Maria Arts Council has awarded $319,800 to over 400 emerging artists in dance, drama, music, and visual arts since 1972.

2019 Individual Grants in the Arts Winners


Charlotte Baldiviez
Emmanuel Zaragoza
Nat D. Fast Memorial Performance Award

Holly Vander Hyde
Valley Art Gallery Scholarship

Kaylee Kamiya
Ian M. Hassett Memorial Award

Gold Vang

Kevin Park
Taylor Hart
Visual Arts

Donna Olivera
Anna Miller

Brooke Johnson
Victoria Sanders

2020 marks the 40th Annual
Student Art Show

April 4 - 22, 2020

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Make A Donation
  1. General Fund
  2. Showcase Event
  3. Grants Fund
  4. Student Art Show
  5. Fundraiser
The Santa Maria Arts Council is a 501c3 non-profit. Your donations are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.
Tax ID # 23-7011595

Santa Maria Arts Council
P.O. Box 5
Santa Maria, CA