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Awarded 2022 GCAC Support for Professional Artists Grant

Awarded 2022 GCAC Support for Professional Individual Artists Grant

by Daric Gill

It is my pleasure to announce that I’ve been awarded a 2022 Greater Columbus Arts Council Support for Professional Artists: Individuals Grant. This year I have a few exhibitions that overlap in the fall. The need for lighter, hyper-accurate, & more professionally self-reliant tools is paramount. This funding will help provide materials & equipment that will be adding to or replacing tools that are much-used/lower-end. In addition, a portion of this funding will be used to create a piece that will be on display at the Center For Science and Industry (COSI) museum later this year. I’m super grateful to The Greater Columbus Arts Council! Thank you so much!

Special Thanks to the City of Columbus & Its Councilmembers.

I am grateful for your support. Thank you!

2021 Looks Good! Awarded Grant To Help Streamline Precision In Workshop & Studio

Awarded Grant To Help Streamline Precision & Cleanliness In Workshop & Studio, 2021

by Daric Gill

It is my pleasure to announce that I’ve been awarded a Greater Columbus Arts Council Support for Professional Artists: 2021 Individuals grant in the amount of $1,000. An increased need to work from home or a localized studio space has naturally led to an immediate need for new tools that can adapt to both workshop & home studio work life. This funding will help provide a safer, cleaner, and more precise studio + work environment. The Greater Columbus Arts Council has continued their support for the arts in many ways during this unprecedented time & I’m personally very moved by their efforts!

Special Thanks to the City of Columbus & Its Councilmembers.

I am grateful for your support. Thank you!

Awarded Grant For Interactive Light & Sound Sculpture At The Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum Of Art

Awarded Grant For Interactive Light & Sound Sculpture At The Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum Of Art

by Daric Gill

Today is a good day! I am very pleased to announce that I’ve received a Support for Professional Artists: Individuals grant by the Greater Columbus Arts Council in the amount of $1750! This grant will go towards building an interactive light and sound sculpture slated for exhibition later this year. The sculpture will proudly be on display in the annual Greater Columbus exhibition at the Pizzuti Collection of the  Columbus Museum of Art. The exhibition will feature works made by myself and other recent recipients of the prestigious Visual Arts Fellowship.

 

My inclusion in this exhibition comes as an invitation after receiving an artist in residency to Dresden, Germany in 2019. I’m so excited to start working on it using this very gracious funding. Keep an eye out for updates as the work on this interactive piece progresses!

 

I am grateful for your support. Thank you!

 

Special Thanks to Greater Columbus Arts Council, The City of Columbus,  The Pizzuti Collection, & The Columbus Museum Of Art!
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Massillon Museum Selects My Artwork For Solo Exhibition, 2022

Future Solo Show At Massillon Museum, 2022

by Daric Gill

“Absolute: Position”, (detail). Oil paint on reclaimed mahogany pie crust table top. 25 1/2” x 25 1/2”. 8.9.16.
“Absolute: Position”, (detail). Oil paint on reclaimed mahogany pie crust table top. 25 1/2” x 25 1/2”. 8.9.16.

I’m excited to announce that the Massillon Museum will be hosting a solo show of my artwork in 2022! Currently slated for the summer months, the exhibition will present works from “The Absolute” series of oil paintings. Located in northeast Ohio, MassMu belongs to the national museum advocacy conglomerate  American Alliance of Museums and has had backing from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the Ohio Arts Council (OAC), and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

Naturally, there’s still a lot of planning and time between now and the summer of 2022, but I’m enthusiastic about the opportunity and wanted to share this exciting news as it came in. More info and posts will come as things get buttoned down, but I’d like to be the first to thank the museum and all of their supporters for the excellent groundwork that they have laid for artists. I look forward to it!