Recent Grants

Folk & Traditional Arts: FY 2010 Grants Panelists

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A
June 3-5, 2009

Makalé Faber Cullen 
Cultural Anthropologist, Kingsborough Community College
City University of New York
Brooklyn, NY

Timothy Lloyd
Executive Director
American Folklore Society
Columbus, OH

Richard March 
Retired Folk Arts Specialist
Wisconsin Arts Board
Madison, WI

Adrienn Mendonca  (Layperson)
Communications & Operations Director
Savannah Tree Foundation
Savannah, GA

Kim Nguyen
Program Associate – Folk Arts
New Jersey State Council on the Arts
Highland Park, NJ

Patricia Wells
Folklife Program Coordinator
Nevada Arts Council
Carson City, NV

Access To Artistic Excellence, Panel B
June 5, 2009

Makalé Faber Cullen 
Cultural Anthropologist, Kingsborough Community College
City University of New York
Brooklyn, NY

Timothy Lloyd
Executive Director
American Folklore Society
Columbus, OH

Adrienn Mendonca  (Layperson)
Communications & Operations Director
Savannah Tree Foundation
Savannah, GA

Kim Nguyen
Program Associate – Folk Arts
New Jersey State Council on the Arts
Highland Park, NJ

Patricia Wells
Folklife Program Coordinator
Nevada Arts Council
Carson City, NV

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel #2A
December 2-4, 2009

Carlos A. Fernandez, Ph. D.
Director, Center for Latino Arts and Culture
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Hightstown, NJ

Steve Grauberger
Folklife Specialist, Alabama Center for Traditional Culture
Alabama State Council on the Arts
Lowndesboro, AL

Laura Marcus Green, Ph.D.
Folklorist, Author, Consultant
Santa Fe, NM 

Tina Kuckkahn
Director, The Longhouse Education and Cultural Center
The Evergreen State College
Skokomish, WA

Phyllis May-Machunda, Ph. D.
Chair & Associate Professor, American Multicultural Studies Department
Minnesota State University Moorhead
Moorhead, MN

Lisa Rathje, Ph. D.
Arts and Heritage Specialist
Institute for Cultural Partnerships
Harrisburg, PA

Molly Singer (Layperson)
Deputy Director
Metro TeenAIDS
Washington, DC 

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel #2B
December 4, 2009

Carlos A. Fernandez, Ph. D.
Director, Center for Latino Arts and Culture
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Hightstown, NJ

Steve Grauberger
Folklife Specialist, Alabama Center for Traditional Culture
Alabama State Council on the Arts
Lowndesboro, AL

Phyllis May-Machunda, Ph. D.
Chair & Associate Professor, American Multicultural Studies Department
Minnesota State University Moorhead
Moorhead, MN

Lisa Rathje, Ph. D.
Arts and Heritage Specialist
Institute for Cultural Partnerships
Harrisburg, PA

Molly Singer (Layperson)
Deputy Director
Metro TeenAIDS
Washington, DC