Artist Grant Recipients

 

2017 GRANT RECIPIENTS

DANCE

  • Carol Finley
    to support local dance companies CJ40 Productions and The Carol Finley Dance Group in Concert to produce an evening of contemporary dance at the Cary Arts Center

LITERARY

  • Judy Allen Dodson
    to support attending one of the Highlights Foundations writing/revision workshops in children's literature
  • Jane Falkner
    to support my dream of making a transition from writing articles to conducting research and writing a book-length project, "In Search of Caesar Chavez Forty Years Too Late"
  • Terry Alston Jones
    to support and fill a void within the community by providing a fictional, entertaining work exploring health disparities in the African American Community
  • Settle Monroe
    to support my work of children's literature in order to improve my writer's craft by attending the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators annual conference in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Jan B. Parker
    To help me purchase new writing equipment (one laptop and one laser printer)

 

PUPPETRY

  • Chris Chappell
    to support me attending the Beyond the Sock puppeteering/puppet building workshop in 2017. Run by Henson Company Puppeteers

VISUAL ART

  • Everett Mayo Adelman
    to support the production of an artists website to promote and market my paintings, I will be hiring Design Works of Wake Forest, NC
  • Beth Browne
    to support my training in video editing for my "Sailing Pelican" Vlog project
  • Brandon Cordrey
    to support a the production of a site-specific installation in 2017
  • Carolyn DeBrand
    to support my desire to transition from watercolor to acrylics this United Arts council grant will give me the means to achieve my project of Changing Directions
  • Max Dowdle
    to support the purchase of 100 new frames for an exhibition of recently completed paintings
  • Trish Klenow
    "Seasons" I will create 10 figurative oil paintings inspired by the seasons
  • Georges LeChevallier
    to support the purchase a Epson SureColor P800SE 17" wide Inkjet Printer to create professional giclee prints
  • George McKim
    rent a studio at ArtSpace for 4 months
  • Emily Page
    to support completing a book and art exhibit about my family's journey through dementia

2016 GRANT RECIPIENTS

FILM/MEDIA    

  • Singh, Gauri    
    to create and record an original music score for her feature film "The Dignified Princess"

MUSIC    

  • Gross, Gordon 
    to attend a violin-making, design and restoration seminar in New Hampshire   

VISUAL ART    

  • Diana H. Bloomfield   
    to create 19th century style prints on glass and use a new organic process
  •  Jaclyn Bowie 
    to create woodblock prints using found or reclaimed wood
  • Alia El-Bermani   
    to purchase digital equipment to assist in the production of her work
  • King Nobuyoshi Godwin
    to secure studio space and business infrastructure for selling work 
  • Michael  Layne  
    to create a mural background for an environmental sculpture
  • Michael Lento
    to purchase digital equipment to assist in the production of his work   
  • Janet Link
    to attend an Artist Residency at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Tennessee  
  • Cindy Morefield    
    to create 6 modular carved acrylic paintings and 24 rubbings
  • Alberto Ortega 
    to attend a three day painting workshop in New York  
  • Megan Sullivan
    to frame 12 11"x14" drawings for a show at Flanders Art Gallery
  • Tommy Taylor    
    to create a multimedia exhibit on minimum wage workers
  • Martha Thorn
    to complete ten new paintings 
  • Sarah West
    to attend a multidisciplinary art conference in Yuma, Arizona
  • Hsiang-Ting Yen
    to purchase a CAD and 3D Printer workstation to aid with jewelry design and production


2015 GRANT RECIPIENTS

DANCE

  • Kate Davis
    to support the creation and performance of "Love Me You (Life Language)", an evening-length dance work with Continuum Collective

LITERARY

  • Jo Taylor
    to attend the conference at the Palm Beach Poetry Festival

MUSIC

  • Craig Hanemann
    to create a professional recording of a three-movement piano quartet 
  • Michael Kris
    to create a professional and historically informed recording of seventeenth century music for the trombone
  • Michael Pelz-Sherman
    to travel to Prague to present “Agile Jazz in the Post-Industrial Workplace” at Improvising Across Borders.
  • Rozlyn Sorrell
    to upgrade the design and technology of her website
    Gregory Whitt
  • to study local drumming technique at the LeBeha Drumming Center in Belize
     

VISUAL ART

  • Janet Coleman
    to purchase digital equipment to photograph paintings and make promotional materials
  • Danica Cullinan
    to purchase equipment for video editing
  • Becky Joye
    to attend “Mechanical Playthings” workshop at the Penland School of Crafts
    Ann Marie Kennedy
  • to purchase a hydraulic papermaking press   
    Lauren Markley
  • purchase of digital camera and photography classes to improve photography of work     
  • Addison Paige
    to purchase a high quality digital camera and lens to document work and create promotional materials         
  • Shaun Richards
    to purchase a digital camera for marketing work            
  • Ann Roth
    to purchase a computer and creative design software to create promotional materials
  • Sterling Stevens
    to attend a National Geographic photography workshop in San Francisco