R.I. Film Fest to honor Anthony Quinn; also gets grant from motion-picture Academy BY ANDY SMITH PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Flickers: The Rhode Island International Film Festival plans a salute to actor Anthony Quinn on the 100th anniversary of his birth, beginning in February and running through November. The project will include free screenings of Quinn’s […]
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Social Studies: Spero wins at ‘Sunset’ By: Erica Corsano, Boston Herald Sunday, November 16, 2014 Dressing up like you’re on a modern-day set of “Miami Vice” and partying it up with your closest friends isn’t a bad way to handle fundraising. Spero, a decade-old 501(c)3 nonprofit, was started by a tight-knit group of friends who […]
The National Hellenic Society (NHS) a non-profit foundation dedicated to preserving, passing on and celebrating Hellenic Heritage, is hosting a series of special screenings of “Zorba the Greek” across the United States for NHS members and guests. The screenings commemorate the golden anniversary of the release of the Fox Film Classic. The film adaptation of Nikos […]
By DEBORAH VANKIN 10/28/14 “The Pope of Broadway” will be getting a face-lift. The famed mural of actor Anthony Quinn, which artist Eloy Torrez painted in 1985 on the side of the Victor Clothing Building on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, looms over a parking lot with Quinn’s arms outstretched, Jesus-like, with crosses […]
The Anthony Quinn Foundation published its Fall 2014 E-Newsletter. Click here to read more!
Hosted this year at Boston’s Benjamin Franklin Institute, all proceeds from Sunset on South Beach Gala will benefit The Anthony Quinn Foundation, created to administer programs to advance the idea that art is essential to learning and the enrichment of the mind. Founded in 2004 by a group of close friends, Spero Inc. is a […]
This year’s scholarship recipients were selected from among a record pool of applicants to receive funding for a wide variety of arts education experiences. Funded entirely by generous donors since 2007, these scholarships have helped to shape the lives of 44 young artists to date across the U.S.
Anthony Quinn Foundation is excited to announce the opening of its 2015 scholarship application process honoring Anthony Quinn’s 100th birthday. The Foundation’s panel of judges will review applications on a rolling basis through January 5, 2015. Click here to learn more about the application process. 2015 funding requests are expected to exceed 2014’s by 50% due to […]
Friends and supporters of Anthony Quinn Foundation joined entrepreneur and philanthropist John Rosatti in New York City aboard the super-luxury Christiansen mega yacht Remember When to kick off a year-long celebration and fundraising campaign that commemorates the artistic life of Anthony Quinn. The evening featured a star-studded guest list including actor Burt Young and former […]
The 2014 Anthony Quinn Award for Industry Excellence was awarded to Mexican film director, screenwriter, producer, and novelist Guillermo Del Toro by the National Council of La Raza on October 10 as part of the annual American Latino Media Arts Awards. ALMA Awards 2014 Honors Charo, Guillermo Del Toro And More The Huffington Post | By Mandy Fridmann & Carolina Moreno Posted: 10/11/2014 […]
Schoarship Winner Ramsay Pope on his experiences winning a scholarship from the Anthony Quinn Foundation
Recently. we asked our past scholarship winners what they had gained and learned when they attended the summer program they got their scholarships for. 2011 Scholarship Winner Ramsay Pope went all the way to London, and was happy to share his experiences with us. My name is Ramsay Pope and the Anthony Quinn Foundation helped […]
We reached out to our past scholarship winners and asked them a few questions about how things went for them at their summer programs and how their programs helped them further their artistic abilities. The first of those winners, Caroline Scott who attended the National High School Institute at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL shares […]
June 13 – August 25 The Art of Anthony Quinn Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA 02638 This exhibition at the Cape Cod Museum of Art showcases a small slice of Anthony Quinn’s enormous body of work, featuring over 80 pieces of his artwork — including drawings, paintings and sculptures. Many of the painted […]
Anthony Quinn Foundation awarded grant from Rhode Island Council for the Humanities to catalogue art collection for research and education purposes
March 26, 2013 – Artist and actor Anthony Quinn (1915-2001) spent almost a decade living and working in Bristol, Rhode Island, where the preponderance of his work and collection still resides. The collection consists of thousands of Mr. Quinn’s own sketches, paintings and sculptures as well as hundreds of works of art he acquired in […]
Our newest recipient to be featured on our newly updated YouTube channel is Tsukumo (Tina) Niwa. Tsukumo, a senior at Bergen County Academies, is a talented oboist. She used her scholarship from the Anthony Quinn Foundation to attend the Boston University Tanglewood Institute: Oboe Workshop last summer. Although very busy, Tsukumo took the time to send us this video of her performing […]
Megan Lee, currently in the 11th grade in Huson High School in Huson, OH, is our next 2011 scholarship recipient featured on our YouTube channel. Megan, a talented pianist, used her scholarship to attend the Pre-College Division of the Cleveland Institute of Music: Summer Sonata Program. This video features Megan’s complete performance of “Gargoyles Op. 29 – […]
Evan Kinnane, now an 11th grader from Tiverton, RI, is our newest 2011 scholarship recipient to be featured on the blog. Evan is well established in singing, dancing, and acting. He attended the Boston Conservatory Music Theater Dance Intensive this past summer in part with help from the scholarship he received from the foundation. Evan took the time […]
One of the many 2011 scholarship recipients, Gregory LaRosa, has been featured on our newly updated YouTube channel. Gregory, a versatile percussionist from Dowingtown, PA, is currently a senior at Dowingtown West High School. Using his Anthony Quinn Foundation scholarship award he attended the Boston University Tanglewood Institute: Young Artists Orchestra in the summer of 2012. In this video, […]
2011 Scholarship Recipient Erica Ogihara is the first of many scholarship recipients to be featured on our newly updated YouTube channel. Erica is a cellist, hailing from Pinecrest, FL, where she is currently a sophomore at Coral Reef High School. During the summer of 2012, she attended the Boston University Tanglewood Institute: Young Artists Orchestra […]
The Anthony Quinn Foundation is proud to announce the 2012 Scholarship Program application period is now open. The Scholarship Program aims to perpetuate Anthony Quinn’s vision for an art conscious society by giving young artists the chance to further their growth in their specific field. To apply today, click here to go to the application […]
The Anthony Quinn Foundation is proud to announce Duende: The Art of Anthony Quinn presented by Arbella Insurance. Duende is a term frequently used in the Spanish arts that Frederico García Lorca refers to as, “a momentary burst of inspiration, the blush of all that is truly alive, all that the performer is creating in a […]
The pictures from our Inaugural Chicago Event are up. Click here to see them! A big thank you to all those who attended. For larger images or permission to reprint, contact Katherine Quinn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Today marks the release of the Anthony Quinn classic “Zorba the Greek” on Blu-Ray disc. With Quinn’s exuberant performance as the title character, and the unforgettable score by composer Mikis Theodorakis, Zorba is a must for any movie buff and Anthony Quinn fan. Make sure to get your copy today!
Visit our blog or click the links below to learn more about our final two recipients, Gregory LaRosa and Brandon Hou. Gregory LaRosaBrandon Hou We hope you have enjoyed getting to know our 11 deserving scholarship recipients. We would like to extend our congratulations again to all of them, and wish them the best for what we […]
The last, but certainly not least, student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Brandon Hou, a violinist and pianist from Norcross, GA who is currently in the 11th grade at the Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology. He will be using his scholarship to attend the Franklin Pond Chamber Music program this […]
The next talented student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Gregory LaRosa, a percussionist from Dowingtown, PA who is currently in the 11th grade at Dowingtown West High School. He will be using his scholarship to attend the Boston University Tanglewood Institute: Young Artists Orchestra and Percussion Workshop this summer. Please join […]
Visit our blog or click the links below to learn more about Emilie Sommers and Anna Sherman, and stay tuned in the next couple weeks for posts on our final two recipients! Anna Sherman Emilie Sommers
The next talented student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Anna Sherman, a painter and illustrator from Wakefield, RI who is currently in the 11th grade at South Kingstown High School. She will be using her scholarship to attend the Rhode Island School of Design, Continuing Education, Young Artists Program, […]
The next talented student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Emilie Sommers, a photographer and printmaker from Albuquerque, NM who is currently in the 11th grade at Albuquerque Academy. She will be using her scholarship to attend the Sam Fox School of Art & Design at Washington University in St. […]
Visit our blog or click the links below to learn more about Evan Kinnane, Amber Romano, Wickliffe Simmons, and Jordan Towle, and stay tuned in the next week for posts on our final four recipients! Evan Kinnane Amber Romano Wickliffe Simmons Jordan Towle
The next talented student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Jordan Towle, a painter and illustrator from Wakefield, RI who is currently in the 11th grade at South Kingstown High School. She will be using her scholarship to attend the Rhode Island School of Design, Continuing Education, Introduction to Figure […]
The next talented student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Wickliffe Simmons, a cellist from Atlanta, GA who is currently in the 11th grade at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School. He will be using his scholarship to attend Meadowmount School of Music of Society for Strings, Inc. this summer. Please join […]
The next talented student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Amber Romano, a classical ballet dancer from Johnston, RI who is currently home schooled and in the 12th grade. She will be using her scholarship to attend the Brookline Ballet School Youth Ballet Program, Level 7 this summer. Please join us […]
The next talented student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Evan Kinnane, a musical theater triple threat (singer, actor, dancer) from Tiverton, RI who is currently home schooled and in the 10th grade. He will be using his scholarship to attend the Boston Conservatory Music Theater Dance Intensive this summer. Please […]
From May 4 through May 21, Chicago’s Gene Siskel Film Center will present “The Mighty Quinn: A Tribute to Anthony Quinn,” a six-film series. Click the link above for more information and tickets.
Visit our blog or click the links below to learn more about Megan Lee, Tsukumo (Tina) Niwa, and Erica Ogihara and stay tuned this week for posts on the other recipients! Megan Lee Tsukumo (Tina) Niwa Erica Ogihara
The next talented student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Tsukumo (Tina) Niwa, an oboist who hails from Fort Lee, NJ and is currently in the 11th grade at Bergen County Academies. She will be using her scholarship to attend the Boston University Tanglewood Institute: Oboe Workshop this summer. Please join […]
The next talented student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Erica Ogihara, a cellist from Pinecrest, FL who is currently in the 9th grade at Coral Reef High School. She will be using her scholarship to attend the Boston University Tanglewood Institute: Young Artists Orchestra this summer. Please join us in […]
We recently announced our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients and now we’re excited to help you get to know this talented group of students a little better. The first of these is Megan Lee, a pianist from Hudson, OH who is in the 9th grade at Huson High School. She will be using her […]
Kathy Quinn is featured in a great article in Today’s Chicago Woman in preparation for the upcoming Foundation fundraiser in Chicago and concurrent Gene Siskel Film Center Anthony Quinn retrospective. Click here to read the full article. For a PDF version of the article, click here.
We hope you will join us on May 3rd and 4th for what promises to be a spectacular event, as we introduce the Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Program to Chicago. For full event details, click here. To purchase tickets, click here.
The Anthony Quinn Foundation is proud to present our 2011 Scholarship Recipients. Click here to learn about these talented students.
The Anthony Quinn Foundation lent its support to National School Choice Week, which took place January 22-28, 2012. National School Choice Week was dedicated to raising awareness of the School Choice programs in the United States, and encouraging more state governments to embrace this opportunity to allow parents to choose the school that best fits their children’s […]
“All children in America should be able to access the best schools possible. We have a moral and societal obligation to give our children the opportunity to succeed in school, at work, and in life. We cannot meet that obligation unless parents are empowered to select the best schools of their children.” – Dr. Bill […]
Most people know Anthony Quinn the Actor, who commanded the screen in “Zorba the Greek,” “Lawrence of Arabia,” “Viva Zapata!,” “Lust for Life,” and “La Strada,” just to name a few. He has over 160 performance titles to his name, not to mention numerous awards and a star on the Walk of Fame. Who many […]
This past August, the Anthony Quinn Foundation hosted Drs. Bill and Camille Cosby at a special Evening with the Stars fundraiser for the Foundation’s scholarship program. Dr. Bill Cosby became a lifelong friend of Anthony Quinn’s after they met in the 1960s and bonded over their shared love of football. Prior to the fundraiser, we […]
For the second year in a row, Katherine Quinn and the Anthony Quinn Foundation hosted guests and sponsors of the New England Festival of Ibero-American Cinema (NEFIAC 2011) at the Quinn residence in Bristol, RI. Guests were provided the opportunity to learn about and rediscover the life and extraordinary art of Anthony Quinn. Katherine Quinn […]
The Bay magazine featured the Anthony Quinn Foundation in their September, 2011 issue. The article offers insights on the creative world of Anthony Quinn, the origins of the Foundation, and Katherine Quinn’s goals for it moving forward. To read the article, please click here.
Dr. Bill Cosby’s August 13th visit to the Anthony Quinn Foundation’s Evening with the Stars fundraising reception was featured in the August 27, 2011 edition of the Boston Globe. Dr. Cosby’s appearance helped raise over $15,000 for the Anthony Quinn Scholarship Program. To view the article, please click here.
The Anthony Quinn Foundation welcomed Bill & Camille Cosby to Bristol, Rhode Island. Few entertainers have achieved the legendary status of Dr. William H. Cosby, Jr. His successes span five decades and virtually all media. Dr. Cosby and Anthony Quinn were lifelong friends and strong supporters of the arts. This exclusive reception with the Cosbys […]
Two of the Foundation’s 2011 scholarship recipients who reside in Providence, RI received citations from Mayor Angel Taveras at a reception at City Hall. The citations recognize their effort and dedication to the study of art. Click here for all images.
Anthony Quinn Foundation works to preserve the late actor’s vision for an art-conscious society — and helps young artists realize their dreams through scholarships. You may view the entire press release HERE in PDF format.
The Foundation received nominations from teachers and advisors of students from both North and South America and awarded six scholarships based on artistic merit that ranged from $1,000-$3,000 per high school student. Guests included Foundation leadership and many educators and politicians who support arts education including the following: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, […]
Anthony Quinn: A Modernist Vision, A Focus Exhibition Opens at Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College
The representational motifs central to Quinn’s creative verb without question have a pathos with the modernist traditions of the 20th century. The exhibition has culled together a number of significant two and three dimensional pieces that have not been widely viewed by the public. These seamlessly assembled works will also serve as an opportunity for […]
Katherine Quinn attends fundraiser in Abu Dhabi, UAE to benefit the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation, hosted by H.E. Mrs. Hoda Al Khamis Kanoo, founder of ADMAF.
A major Tribute took place at the Grand Lyon Film Festival in Lyon, France from October 5-10. Curated by Thierry Frémaux, Director of Cannes Film Festival & Institut Lumiere. The Tribute included a screening of the restored film Zorba the Greek. In attendance was Katherine Quinn, President of Anthony Quinn Foundation, Benjamin Bergenholtz, Executive Director […]
Institut Lumiere payed tribute to creative force Anthony Quinn (1915-2001) through the construction of a special exhibition space to showcase photographs of the actor on set in Crete while filming Zorba the Greek in 1964. The photographs were taken by Sam Shaw (1912-1999) who shot the biggest stars in Hollywood (Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, Elizabeth […]
LYON, France – A sculpture by the late actor Anthony Quinn has been unveiled at INTERPOL’s General Secretariat headquarters in Lyon. The bronze work of art, entitled ‘Mercedes Woman’ and created by the Mexican-American actor in 1991, has been lent to the world police body by the Anthony Quinn Foundation. Paying tribute to Anthony Quinn […]
Sponsored by The Lynd Company, two large bronze sculptures by Anthony Quinn were exhibited during the grand opening of EnV Luxury Apartments in Chicago on the 28th floor rooftop. The city’s most anticipated and first LEED certified developments situated in the heart of River North. The Grand Opening party took place on the rooftop with […]
Invites teachers, advisors, and instructors to nominate students that demonstrate exceptional talent and dedication in the fields of visual arts & design, performing arts, media arts, and literary arts. The much anticipated Scholarship Program has been developed to financially assist individual young adults in grades 9-12 who wish to attend after school and summer arts […]
Arab Bankers Association of North America (ABANA) hosts reception and dinner with Anthony Quinn Foundation
The reception took place at the private Quinn residence with a sit down dinner for 60 of ABANA’s members and friends to learn about Anthony Quinn Foundation’s Scholarship Program, mission, and goals. ABANA is a not-for-profit professional association with members from the financial services industry in the Arab world and North America. Through its programs, […]
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Actress Salma Hayek accepted the Anthony Quinn Award for Industry Excellence from actor Antonio Banderas during the 2009 NCLR Alma Awards at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) gives out the ALMA awards to honor outstanding Latino artistic achievement in television, film and music. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPxVR3wohdI
Actress Salma Hayek accepted the Anthony Quinn Award for Industry Excellence from actor Antonio Banderas during the 2009 NCLR Alma Awards at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) gives out the ALMA awards to honor outstanding Latino artistic achievement in television, film and music. Watch Video
Leadership from Anthony Quinn Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation based in Rhode Island, announced Art Under the Stars, a benefit to launch the organization’s Scholarship Program. The event will take place on the evening of September 26th 2009 at the private Estate of Anthony Quinn, internationally acclaimed Academy Award winner, artist, collector, creative spirit, and […]
An intimate evening of fine dining and sophisticated spirits in the converted barn/studio of Anthony Quinn. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 401-253-1817. View the Invitation
Performance by the Gypsie Kings from the South of France.
Roger Williams University, Anthony Quinn Foundation Announce Partnership Aimed at Preserving Quinn Legacy
Officials from Roger Williams University and Anthony Quinn Foundation announced today details on a new partnership between the two institutions that will take steps to preserve the legacy and works of the late Anthony Quinn, renowned actor, artist, collector and creative spirit. You may view the entire press release HERE in PDF format.