TCAJOB Article

Arts Foundation works to bring artists together, provide support

By Jessica Hoefer for TCAJOB

 In 2009, the city of Richland had $5,000 to spend on literary arts, but nobody on the Arts Commission to spearhead a project. One board member was friends with Ellen Tomaszewski, a local writer connected to the literary community. Tomaszewski was encouraged to apply and—once she was accepted to the board—she began to pound the pavement, visiting bookstores and using the literary art funds to kick off the first Rivers of Ink in October 2009. The writer’s conference was held at the Richland Community Center and featured half-day panel discussions with authors from the area.

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This entry was posted on Thursday, November 14th, 2013 at 4:13 pm and is filed under Tri-Cities News.


2 comments on “TCAJOB Article
  1. Pat Fleming says:

    Hello again. I guess I should have asked this question in my last posting. Does one have to be a resident of Richland to participate? Also I have petitioned the City of Richland to allow cyberart509 to hang art in a city building. The woman who responded to my query told me to contact you. See my previous comment about who we are and what we do. Our webpage is I will be glad to address you in person if necessary. Thanks. Pat

    • Ellen Tomaszewski says:

      Arts Foundation of the Mid-Columbia is area-wide, encompassing the whole Mid-Columbia region. We invite anyone interested in supporting the arts to join our ranks and become a member. I suspect that what we do can benefit you and your group. As to hanging art in public buildings, let’s talk.

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