Opportunities Unlimited Fine Arts program receives regional award | The NiagaraHub

Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara’s Fine Arts Program was recently honored as the “DEC Program of the Year” at the Arts Services Initiative (ASI) of Western New York annual “Spark” Cultural Awards during a ceremony at the Hotel @ The Lafayette in Buffalo.            The Spark Awards honor “those who ignite arts and culture” in our area. Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara was selected for excellence in programming which provided opportunities for creative expression to individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities over the past five years. Led by Marcia Ross, a New York State certified teacher in visual arts, numerous on-site and community-based workshops explored visual, music and theater arts.The workshops were funded in part by the Niagara County Community Arts DEC grant from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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