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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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
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
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
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.
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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 […]