Bronx Council on the Arts’ BRIO Awards

This year’s BRIO Award recipients proudly displayed their grants following the ceremony.
Photo by Walter Pofeldt

Twenty-five Bronx artists received an award recognizing artistic excellence in the annual Bronx Recognizes Its Own grant award ceremony on Wednesday, June 1 at the Longwood Art Gallery. Sponsored by the Bronx Council on the Arts, each BRIO Award recipient earned a $3,000 grant to fund their creative ventures. The event served as an opening reception to the ‘BRIO IV – Material, Culture + Conditions’ exhibition which will be displayed at the gallery until Wednesday, August 3.

BRIO Award 2014 recipient Lisa Lebofsky beside two of her exhibited masterpieces during the opening reception.
Photo by Walter Pofeldt

(l-r) This year’s Literary Arts BRIO winners were Maryrose Wood for fiction, Sarah Stern for poetry, Court Wayne for fiction, Dominic Colon for screen writing and Alison Koffler for poetry.
Photo by Walter Pofeldt

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