San Antonio artists granted $54,000 for Luminaria installations and performances

SAN ANTONIO – Luminaria celebrates modern day artwork with edgy installations and performances in downtown San Antonio each and every calendar year.

The nonprofit firm is devoted to supporting promote the arts in San Antonio by way of the Luminaria Up to date Arts pageant, the Luminaria Artist Basis Grants Program.

Tuesday, the Luminaria Artist Basis Grants Application declared its list of grant award winners with $54,000 heading to 7 Bexar County artists to enable them develop first get the job done in literary, visual and doing arts – some of which is expected to be on display in the course of this year’s Luminaria pageant on Nov. 13.

Three artists been given grant awards worth $10,000 – musician Jeremy Kingg, poet and storyteller Eddie Vega and multidisciplinary artist Guillermina Zabala.

Tejana writer Marisela Barrera, filmmaker Justin Rodriguez, visual artist Adriana Garcia and artist DeAnna Brown were all granted awards of $6,000 each and every.


Jeremy Kingg is a musician whose new music is heavily motivated by mother nature. He is regularly experimenting to come across and refine his sonic expression. Kingg seeks to amplify the energy transfer that comes about concerning all dwelling beings applying his text to mingle his ordeals with his listeners’ individual internal battles with adjust and the drive for balance between head and coronary heart. His explorations of the environment all-around him have led him to open up mics, property exhibits, dive bars, as very well as the huge-identify venues San Antonio has to offer. Join this journey of growth, chasing stability and constantly spreading like and light.

A panel of judges for the grants system scored and chosen artists based mostly on their inventive excellence and proposed challenge description, in accordance to Luminaria officials.

“COVID-19 was a devastating blow to all industries, specially to the arts, which right impacts the tourism economic system of San Antonio,” said Luminaria executive director Yadhira Lozano. “Thanks to our generous donors, we are in a position to raise funding pounds in history time to support these artists survive financially as our town begins to get better.”

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