PLAYA ended 2017 with corks popping thanks to year-end grants from Umpqua Bank, $2,500 in support of PLAYA’s outreach within Lake County; the Fields Family through the Oregon Community Foundation, $7,000 in support of the music studio and improvements to acoustics within the Commons building; the Ford Family Foundation in support of Oregon visual artists seeking a residency at PLAYA (visit www.playasummerlake,org for details); the Neilsen Foundation in support of three wheelchair artists who will enjoy a residency at PLAYA in 2018;and the National Endowment for the Arts, $10,000 in support of on and off-site programming. For a complete list of PLAYA’s supporters, please visit