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The Journal Gazette

Friday, July 07, 2017 1:00 am

Arts update

GRANT AWARDED: Fernando Ismael Tarango of Fort Wayne received a career development grant from the Indiana Arts Commission for music.

ART ENTRIES SOUGHT: The Good Shepherd Institute of Concordia Theological Seminary is seeking artists for its art exhibit. The theme is based on the great “Solas of the Reformation: Sola Gratia, Sola Fide, Sola Scriptura” and artwork submitted should reflect one or more of these cornerstones of the Reformation (grace alone, faith alone and scripture alone). For more information or to enter, go to Deadline for entries is July 15.

ILLUSTRATION RESIDENCY: Artist Rebecca Stockert will be doing an illustration residency at the Gene Stratton-Porter Historical Site in Rome City from Tuesday through July 15 and July 18 to 22. As part of the residency, she will have two classes. The first is a Youth Floral Watercolor Illustration: Painting Flowers in Gene Stratton-Porter's Garden from 1 to 3 p.m. July 15 at the site, 1205 Pleasant Point, Rome City. Cost is $10, includes supplies and is for ages 8 to 14 years old. The second is Adult Floral Watercolor Illustration: Painting in Gene Stratton-

Porter's Garden from 1 to 4 p.m. July 22 at the site. Cost is $10, includes supplies and is for ages 15 and older. For information, email or go to

BOARD CHOSEN: Arts United has announced its board of directors for 2017-2018. They are Chris Cathcart, Ben Eisbart, Madelane Elston, Cindy Goodman, Amy Hester, Pam Holocher, Barbara Johnson, Pamela M. Kelly, Andrew Krouse, Kim Lyman, Kristin Marcuccilli, Jeanne Mirro, Edmond C. O'Neal III, Alfredo Perez, Carlos Ramos, John Rogers, Larry Rowland, Bart Shaw, Mary Jane Slaton, John Stafford, Nancy Stewart, Ruth Stone, Ryan Stoneburner, Thad Tegtmeyer, Carmen Tse, Ryan Twiss and Doug Wood.

Arts Update lists arts-related news. Send items at least two weeks before desired publication to Arts Update, The Journal Gazette, 600 W. Main St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802; fax, 461-8648; or email