The Illinois Arts Council Agency has awarded a $15,000 grant to Oak Park-based artist Michael Dinges, according to a press release from the organization.
The 2019 Artist Fellowship Award provided the grants to 17 artists across the state for a combined $255,000. The council also handed out 21 grants to artists for $1,500 each.
The grant program funds artists from 12 different disciplines in its mission "to build a strong, creative and connected Illinois through the arts."
Dinges' grant was in the visual-based arts (painting, craft and installation) category. More about his work is available online at www.michaeldinges.com.
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