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Art Daily: FotoFocus grants $800,000 to Ohio and Kentucky's art communities

FotoFocus, the non-profit arts organization behind America’s largest photography biennial, announced that in lieu of presenting its fifth FotoFocus Biennial, originally slated for October 2020, it will pledge its budget to financially support regional art communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the University of Cincinnati.

The organization will grant $800,000 to more than 100 participating venues and partners that were selected to present as part of the 2020 FotoFocus Biennial. As part of this pledge, FotoFocus will support UC's College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning and 14 other academic institutions with grants totaling more than $177,000.

DAAP Galleries have been FotoFocus venues and many UC faculty, students and alumni have been involved in the biennial event. Read more.

 

Featured image at top: 'No Two Alike' exhibition with Thomas Ruff, part of FotoFocus Biennial 2018. Photo/Jacob Drabik