Recent Grants

Museums: FY 2009 Grants Panelists

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A
July 15-18, 2008

Richard Dewey (Layperson)
President and CEO
Dewey Land Company, Inc.
Atherton, CA

Lucinda Gedeon 
Director and CEO
Vero Beach Museum of Art
Vero Beach, FL

Sandra Kaplan
Visual Artist 
Englewood, CO

Rick Lowe
Visual Artist
Founder
Project Row Houses
Houston, TX

Doug Schultz 
Former Director
Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Buffalo, NY

Jacquelyn Days Serwer
Chief Curator
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Smithsonian Institution
Washington, DC

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel B
July 18, 2008

Richard Dewey (Layperson)
President and CEO
Dewey Land Company, Inc.
Atherton, CA

Lucinda Gedeon 
Director and CEO
Vero Beach Museum of Art
Vero Beach, FL

Sandra Kaplan
Visual Artist 
Englewood, CO

Doug Schultz 
Former Director
Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Buffalo, NY

Jacquelyn Days Serwer
Chief Curator
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Smithsonian Institution
Washington, DC

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A
December 16-18, 2008

Budd Bishop
Visual Artist 
Independent Curator and Museum Consultant
Livingston, TN

Susan H. Edwards 
Executive Director and CEO,
Frist Center for the Visual Arts
Nashville, TN

Patricia Hicks
Director of Education 
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Santa Barbara, CA

Mark Ormond
Curator of Student Galleries
Ringling College of Art & Design
Sarasota, FL

Danny Tisdale
Visual Artist, Educator
Publisher, Harlem World Magazine
New York, NY

Hamza Walker
Director of Education
The Renaissance Society
Chicago, IL

Blair L. Williams (Layperson)
Arts Patron; Owner, 
Acme Manufacturing Corporation
Tulsa, OK

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel B
December 18, 2008

Budd Bishop
Visual Artist 
Independent Curator and Museum Consultant
Livingston, TN

Mark Ormond
Curator of Student Galleries
Ringling College of Art & Design
Sarasota, FL

Danny Tisdale
Visual Artist, Educator
Publisher, Harlem World Magazine
New York, NY

Hamza Walker
Director of Education
The Renaissance Society
Chicago, IL

Blair L. Williams (Layperson)
Arts Patron; Owner, 
Acme Manufacturing Corporation
Tulsa, OK

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Panel A
May 21, 2009

Kimberly Camp
Visual Artist
Chief Executive Officer
Richland Public Facilities District
Kennewick, WA

Richard Dewey (Layperson)
President and CEO
Dewey Land Company
Atherton, CA

Jefferson Harrison
Chief Curator/Acting Curator of American & Contemporary Art
Chrysler Museum of Art
Norfolk, VA

Julia Perkins (Layperson)
Principal and Chief Strategist 
MBMD Strategic Consultants, LLC 
Chicago, IL

Peter Trippi
President
Projects in 19th-Century Art, Inc.
New York, NY

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Panel B
May 21, 2009

Ron Bechet
Professor of Art, Department of Art
Xavier University
New Orleans, LA

Budd Bishop
Visual Artist, Curator, Museum Consultant
Livingston, TN

Lucinda Gedeon
Executive Director/CEO
Vero Beach Museum of Art
Vero Beach, FL

Sandra Kaplan
Visual Artist
Engelwood, CO

Tey Nunn
Director of Visual Arts and Chief Curator of Visual Arts 
National Hispanic Cultural Center
Albuquerque, NM

Blair Williams (Layperson)
Owner
Acme Manufacturing Corporation
Claremore, OK

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Application Readers 
(Readers who did not also serve as panelists)

Cynthia Katz 
Visual Artist
Newport News, VA