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Associate Director, Arts Services Initiative of Western New York Grants Coordinator

Support ASI and the WNY Arts Industry

Be part of ASI’s evolution. Help us raise $10,000 for 10 years! We are delighted to celebrate with you as we embark upon our 10th anniversary with a revised name, Arts Services Inc. (ASI), and a new logo. As we move into our next phase, we continue to envision a region where inclusive creative communities [...]

Support ASI and the WNY Arts Industry2021-04-12T09:48:42-04:00

Announcing the 2021 DEC Grant Recipients

We are excited to announce our 2021 DEC grant recipients! This year, we have awarded $122,500 in New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Decentralization (DEC) grants to individual artists and arts organizations in Erie and Niagara counties for the production of 46 arts projects in 2021. The projects span nearly every artistic discipline, [...]

Announcing the 2021 DEC Grant Recipients2021-04-05T10:28:18-04:00

2021 Spark Awards Honorees

We are very excited to announce the finalists and honorees of the eighth annual Spark Awards presented by M&T Bank! ASI’s annual Spark Awards celebrates and honors outstanding individuals and organizations from across Western New York for their dedication, talent, and impact on the arts and cultural sector. The honorees and finalists are selected every [...]

2021 Spark Awards Honorees2021-03-30T13:44:07-04:00

Supporting Women In and Through the Arts

By Tessa Pszonak, Jess Trainor, and Holly Grant In honor of Women's History Month, we took some time to speak with four incredible WNY women who are paving the way for other women in and through the arts. Brazen-Faced Varlets, a woman-owned theatre company here in Western New York, is breaking down the barriers of [...]

Supporting Women In and Through the Arts2021-03-22T11:58:42-04:00

NYSCA-NYFA Panel Discussions for Artists

Arts Services Inc. (ASI) is excited to partner with the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) to present a series of three virtual panel discussions open to artists at any level of their career and from any art form across Western New York free of charge. This program is presented in partnership with the [...]

NYSCA-NYFA Panel Discussions for Artists2021-04-12T09:51:24-04:00

ASI Awards $25,000 in Give for Greatness Grants To WNY Cultural Organizations

We are excited to announce the 25 Give for Greatness grant recipients for 2020! This year, we had 25 grants in the amount of $1,000 each to award to arts and cultural nonprofit organizations based in Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Allegany counties. The 25 recipient organizations were selected from 57 total applicants for their [...]

ASI Awards $25,000 in Give for Greatness Grants To WNY Cultural Organizations2021-03-08T08:35:37-05:00

Mask Up in ASI Style!

Donate and receive an ASI mask to support our 10-year anniversary! Celebrate ASI's 10-year anniversary and rebrand while staying safe and protecting others from COVID. Every donation made to ASI during our 10th anniversary year will receive a gift of these masks. All proceeds go to support ASI's mission of empowering the region’s artists and [...]

Mask Up in ASI Style!2021-03-10T09:27:28-05:00

Black History Month is 365 Days a Year

The fight against social injustice that rose onto the international stage in 2020 implored us to find a way to help amplify the voices of marginalized communities and artists who are often left behind, unheard, or ignored. That is why we are adjusting the focus of our 2021 monthly features to highlight arts and [...]

Black History Month is 365 Days a Year2021-02-22T10:54:24-05:00

Arts Services Inc Logos for Download

Please see below for downloadable versions of the ASI logo. If you need the logo in another format other than JPEG, please contact us at [email protected] To download: 1. Click on the image to view it full screen. 2. Right click on the image. 3. Select "Save As"  ASI Primary Logo full color: ASI Primary [...]

Arts Services Inc Logos for Download2021-02-01T15:45:29-05:00

A Look at the New ASI Identity

2021 marks a special year for ASI – it’s our 10-year anniversary! And how better to celebrate than with a makeover! Our new brand includes two exciting changes: A revised name A new logo When ASI was created in 2011, we really were an initiative. ASI was created with support from Fund for the Arts [...]

A Look at the New ASI Identity2021-02-02T13:16:23-05:00
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