3Arts, the Chicago-based nonprofit grantmaking organization, honors the milestone 15th anniversary of the 3Arts Awards with nearly half a million dollars in unrestricted grants to Chicago artists. The 15th annual 3Arts Awards Celebration takes place Monday, November 7 via livestream on YouTube where the organization will honor ten new 3Arts Awards recipients with $30,000 cash grants, announce $50,000 Next Level/Spare Room awardees, and award ten additional artists with $2,000 cash grants through Make a Wave. The online event is free to the public and features commissioned performances by 3Arts artists, including Aram Han Sifuentes, Bethany Thomas, Robby Lee Williams, and Santiago X. Registration is required at https://3arts.org/event/.
The 2022 recipients of 3Arts Awards are:
Dance artists: Winifred Haun and Sarita Smith Childs
Musicians: Akenya and Nashon Holloway
Teaching artists: Peregrine Bermas and Simone Reynolds
Theater artists: Miranda Gonzalez and Omar Abbas Salem
Visual artists: Rozalinda Borcilă and zakkiyyah najeebah dumas-o’neal.