The African American Technical Resource Center (AAATRC) was founded in 2001 by Boyd Vance, then director of ProArts Collective. AAATRC was founded to specifically assist Black artists develop programs for the Austin community. Continuing as a special project of ProArts Collective, AAATRC has provided services for over 100 artists of all cultural and ethnic backgrounds in all genres of public art including theater, writing, music, dance and the visual arts. Today as its own 501 (c ) 3 The
The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.