Saint Louis Public Radio
December 8, 2016
The Regional Arts Commission has chosen its 2016 Artists Fellows, who will each receive $20,000 checks to help with their work. This is the fourth year RAC has presented the awards. Winning artists do not have to designate a specific project; they may use the money in any way that helps make their work possible.
The new group of 10 features literary, visual and performing artists, including a local performer who wants to spread his love of opera. Robert McNichols Jr., whose booming voice has sung dozens of operatic classics, was speechless when he found out he’d won a Fellowship.
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