Neighborhood Superstar 2020

Sunday, February 16, 2020 (All day) to Saturday, October 31, 2020 (All day)

Harvester Arts and Fisch Haus are pleased to announce the 2020 Neighborhood Superstar: Anthony Dozier.

Anthony is a painter who works in upcycled and recycled materials.

This honor is meant for an individual who may not have had access or pursued the sort of resources our organizations can offer (workspace, production assistance, marketing, coordination, professional development resources, etc). The award is meant to assist with realizing a creative project (of any discipline) of someone working in our local Wichita community. For over four decades Anthony has been exploring abstract painting and assemblage techniques. Harvester Arts and Fisch Haus are excited to see what he creates with this enhanced support.

For this award, Anthony receives:

  • an $1,000 cash award
  • a scholarship to Harvester Arts’ Artist Inc professional development seminar
  • A temporary, project-specific work/studio space through OpenStudios

Anthony’s creative approach reflects on his childhood in the 1960s where he used visual arts as a way of coping with a speech impediment. He says “As a child, I went silent because I had no voice.” This led to creating things that would convey a message or thought through abstract methods rather than representational drawing. Today, Anthony uses recycled and green materials to explore and experiment.


INFO RE APPLICATIONS

Every other year, starting in 2018, applications will be accepted for Harvester Arts and Fisch Haus's Neighborhood Superstar Award. This honor targets an individual who may not have had access to or pursued the sort of resources our organizations can offer (workspace, production assistance, marketing, coordination, professional development resources, etc). The award is intended to assist with realizing the creative project (of any discipline) of someone working in our local Wichita community.

Please complete the following application and tell us more about yourself and your creative work. Those currently over 18 years of age and not a student are eligible to apply. (Students have support resources available through their institutions.)

https://harvesterarts.submittable.com/submit/157012/neighborhood-superstar-2020-application

The 2020 application deadline was Monday, March 16th. A panel of local creatives will review all applications.

The winner receives:

  • an $1,000 cash award
  • a scholarship to Harvester Arts' Artist INC professional development seminar running May 12- June 30, 2020
  • a temporary, project-specific work/studio space through OpenStudios

Please contact info@harvesterarts.com or info@fischhaus.com with any questions or for further information.