La Lucha Arts makes the official announcement of being the recipient of the 2019 NALAC National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures Grant. Raquel Almazan (New York, NY) is an interdisciplinary artist and the Artistic Director of La Lucha Arts, producing several of her original works, including “Latin is America” play cycle and lecture-performance, a collection of bi-lingual works in dedication to each Latin American country. Raquel is the recipient of the NFA Artist Grant which will support community engagement elements for the Off-Broadway world premiere production of the play “La Paloma Prisoner”, directed by Estefanía Fadul a multidisciplinary play about the reclamation of identity by incarcerated women in the Colombian prison system.
More: https://nalac.org Today we are excited to announce the 43 grant award recipients of the NALAC Fund for the Arts. Totaling $267,000, the awards provide funding to 26 Latinx artists and collectives and 17 Latinx arts organizations in 13 states and Puerto Rico.
The 13th edition of the NALAC Fund for the Arts is possible thanks to the The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Ford Foundation, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Southwest Airlines, Surdna Foundation, The Nathan Cummings Foundation,Arts & Culture, City of San Antonio and Pregones / PRTT. Learn more about the artists here: https://nalac.app.box.com/v/nfa-artist-granteebook