3Arts awarded ten local artists unrestricted grants totaling $260,000 during its 2018 reception. The more than 350 guests in attendance enjoyed performances by past awardees including wheelchair dancer Kris Lenzo and operatic baritone Will Liverman. 3Arts supports women artists, artists of color, and artists with disabilities and has distributed more than $3 million in total funding to more than 600 Chicago artists over the past eleven years. 3arts.org
MaryGrace King had just won a 25-yard back- stroke race when she started to sprint toward her orange beach towel….