Artist Grant Recipients

2018 GRANT RECIPIENTS

DANCE

  • Michelle Pearson
    To support research, collaboration, and choreographic process of creating a new performance piece and math/dance integrated workshop on Topology and Knot Theory.

LITERARY

  • Carrie Knowles
    To support work as a writer/artist at a special exhibition in Brisbane, Australia in November 2017.

MULTIMEDIA

  • Neil Prewitt
    To advance my practice of performing original multimedia operetta live; with the purchase of AV equipment and interactive video technology to explore my theme of personal effects of digital technologies.

MUSIC

  • Vivianne Cheng
    To support artistic vision of creating debut album in Austria where the Viennese tradition of classical music is deeply rooted and enable audiences to take home a permanent piece of music.
  • Thomas Taylor
    To support a 3-day live CD recording and concert, held in an intimate theater.

VISUAL ART

  • Jeff Bell
    Funding for creation of sculpture in two North Carolina locations at the same time.
  • Kiki Farish
    To support purchasing R&F oil sticks for painting 10 doormat floorcloths with richer color marks.
  • Andie Freeman
    To support painting practice to create a larger body of work; photograph work in more professionally; approach galleries for representation; sell art online.
  • Dave Greway
    To support artist growth by updating workshop.   
  • Lillian Jones
    To support development of a new technique in enameling jewelry by helping purchase a hydraulic press.
  • Liz Kelly
    To support purchase of first kiln for growing pottery studio practice.            
  • Libby O'Daniel
    To support completion of a multi-sensory visual art project that creates a safe space for the Triangle community to get to know local gender bender neighbors.
  • Anna Podris
    To support solo show at Gitanarosa Gallery in NY this October.
  • Jennifer Stas
    To support the purchase of a new electric kiln for pottery studio.

 

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 working with an editor on an original work of 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