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Muhammad Zaman Wins the 2019 Spark Award for Artist of the Year

Arts Services Initiative of Western New York has named Muhammad Zaman the winner of the 2019 Spark Award for Artist of the Year. Muhammad was honored at the sixth annual Spark Awards on Wednesday, May 22 at Hotel Henry. “I feel so honored and thankful,” Muhammad said. “This award means the world to me because [...]

Muhammad Zaman Wins the 2019 Spark Award for Artist of the Year2019-05-24T15:26:18-05:00

Sugar City Wins the 2019 Spark Award for Arts Organization of the Year

Arts Services Initiative of Western New York has named Sugar City the winner of the 2019 Spark Award for Arts Organization of the Year. The arts collaborative was honored at the sixth annual Spark Awards on Wednesday, May 22 at Hotel Henry. “Winning the award was a big surprise for us,” said Curtis A. Guy, [...]

Sugar City Wins the 2019 Spark Award for Arts Organization of the Year2019-05-24T12:38:00-05:00

Arts Services Initiative Welcomes Rachelle Toarmino

Arts Services Initiative of Western New York is excited to welcome Rachelle Toarmino as our new Communications and Development Manager. Rachelle is the first to fill this brand-new position for the eight-year-old nonprofit. “We are thrilled to bring Rachelle on board for this new position at ASI,” Executive Director Jen Swan said. “This position fulfills [...]

Arts Services Initiative Welcomes Rachelle Toarmino2019-08-28T12:38:52-05:00

Spark Awards – May 22, 2019

6TH ANNUAL SPARK AWARDS Wednesday, May 22, 2019 Hotel Henry 6PM – 9PM Join us for our annual fundraiser – celebrating those who ignite arts and culture. Once a year we hold this awards party honoring outstanding individuals and organizations in our arts community with food and drinks, entertainment, a live art raffle, and a [...]

Spark Awards – May 22, 20192019-03-18T12:02:35-05:00

Lawyers for the Arts Concert

Saturday, March 9, 2019 1pm-5:30pm at the Tralf Music Hall Tickets now on sale! The 8th Annual Lawyers for the Arts Event is a time when lawyers from the region trade in their briefcases and suits for guitars, drum kits, and microphones all in support of the Western New York arts and cultural community. $25 [...]

Lawyers for the Arts Concert2019-02-04T11:21:20-05:00

Arts Organization Plans Move to Tri-Main

Arts organization plans move to Tri-Main By: Tracey Drury, Buffalo Business First Dec 11, 2018, 6:05am EST Updated: Dec 11, 2018, 2:08pm EST   Citing new leadership and increased partnerships, the Arts Services Initiative of Western New York is moving to new, larger offices at the Tri-Main Center in the new year. The nonprofit, which [...]

Arts Organization Plans Move to Tri-Main2018-12-17T15:08:32-05:00

ASI Appoints Executive Director

Arts Services Initiative of WNY Appoints Executive Director Jennifer Swan is appointed as ASI’s permanent Executive Director Arts Services Initiative of Western New York (ASI) is proud to announce the appointment of Jennifer Swan as the organization’s permanent Executive Director.  Arts Services Initiative is a nonprofit organization that promotes the cultural sector’s vital role in [...]

ASI Appoints Executive Director2018-09-24T12:49:04-05:00

Fendrick Theatre Fund Awardee Announced

Fendrick Theatre Fund Awardee Announced “Knock Knock, Jesus Calling”, a play by Heather Fangsrud ASI announced the 2018 awardee of the David R. Fendrick Theatre Fund.  A grant in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to Heather Fangsrud for “Knock Knock, Jesus Calling” – a one-woman play where Fangsrud recounts her experiences as a [...]

Fendrick Theatre Fund Awardee Announced2018-09-21T16:45:42-05:00
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