Conroe Art League named recipient of Arts Create grant

The Conroe Art League provides a space for local artists to showcase their work. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Conroe Art League provides a space for local artists to showcase their work. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Conroe Art League provides a space for local artists to showcase their work. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Conroe Art League has been named a recipient of a 2021 Arts Create grant by the Texas Commission on the Arts, according to an Oct. 2 news release from the league. The award of $8,500 is a two-year operational grant that requires CAL to match the funds.

“This marks the fourth year CAL has received funds from the TCA under the Arts Create program,” Debra Riley, vice president of the Conroe Art League, said in the news release. “We first were awarded the grant in 2017. This grant program has enabled us to expand and improve our daily operations and encourage the enhancement of the visual arts in the Conroe, Texas, area.”


Arts Create grants provide year-round operational support to Texas arts organizations with budgets over $50,000. For fiscal year 2020-21, 420 Arts Create grants totaling over $3.2 million are allocated to 420 organizations in 76 Texas cities.

The Conroe Art League’s Gallery at the Madeley Building, which features monthly exhibits, is located at 127 Simonton St., Conroe. 936-756-9572. www.conroeartleague.com
By Eva Vigh
Eva Vigh joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 as a reporter for Spring and Klein. Prior to this position, she covered upstream oil and gas news for a drilling contractors' association.