Recent Grants

Presenting: FY 2011 Grants Panelists

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A1
November 2 –3, 2010

Neil Barclay
Executive Producer and CEO
National Black Arts Festival
Atlanta, GA

Lucia Choi-Dalton (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
San Francisco, CA

Susan Kunimatsu
Artist, Writer, Researcher, Arts Consultant
Seattle, WA

Halsey M. North
Chairman
The North Group Inc.
New York, NY

Jamie “Cookie” Ruiz
Executive Director
Ballet Austin
Austin, TX

Caitlin Strokosch
Executive Director
Alliance of Artists Communities
Lincoln, RI

Katie West
Senior Program Officer
Director, Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Claymont, DE

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A 2
November 3, 2010

 

Lucia Choi-Dalton (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
San Francisco, CA

Susan Kunimatsu
Artist, Writer, Researcher, Arts Consultant
Seattle, WA

Halsey M. North
Chairman
The North Group Inc.
New York, NY

Jamie “Cookie” Ruiz
Executive Director
Ballet Austin
Austin, TX

Caitlin Strokosch
Executive Director
Alliance of Artists Communities
Lincoln, RI

Katie West
Senior Program Officer
Director, Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Claymont, DE

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A3
November 3, 2010

Lucia Choi-Dalton (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
San Francisco, CA

Susan Kunimatsu
Artist, Writer, Researcher, Arts Consultant
Seattle, WA

Halsey M. North
Chairman
The North Group Inc.
New York, NY

Katie West
Senior Program Officer
Director, Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Claymont, DE

Access to Artistic Excellenc, Panel B
November 4 –5, 2010

Michael Blachly
Director
University of Florida Performing Arts
Gainesville, FL

Lucia Choi-Dalton (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
San Francisco, CA

Jane Chu
President and CEO
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Kansas City, MO

Josh LaBelle
Executive Director
Seattle Theatre Group
Seattle, WA

David Rivel
Executive Director
City Parks Foundation
Brooklyn, NY

Jamie “Cookie” Ruiz
Executive Director
Ballet Austin
Austin, TX

Deneda “Shay” Wafer
Theater Administrator
Producing Director
Colored Girl Productions
Jenkintown, PA

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel C1
December 14-16, 2010

Jacqueline Z. Davis
Executive Director
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
New York, NY

Mary Lynne Donohue (Layperson)
Municipal & Litigation Attorney
Hope Neumann Humke LLP
Sheboygan, WI

Imani Drayton-Hill
Arts Consultant
Takoma Park, MD

Irene Gómez
Arts Project Manager, Cultural Partnerships Program
Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs
Seattle, WA

Emil Kang
Executive Director for the Arts, Professor
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Jordan Peimer
Director of Public Programs
Skirball Cultural Center
West Hollywood, CA

David R. White
Director
ARTVENTURES New Hampshire
Hopkinton, NH

Access to Artistic Excellenc, Panel C2
December 16, 2010

Jacqueline Z. Davis
Executive Director
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
New York, NY

Mary Lynne Donohue (Layperson)
Municipal & Litigation Attorney
Hope Neumann Humke LLP
Sheboygan, WI

Imani Drayton-Hill
Arts Consultant
Takoma Park, MD

Irene Gómez
Arts Project Manager, Cultural Partnerships Program
Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs
Seattle, WA

Jordan Peimer
Director of Public Programs
Skirball Cultural Center
West Hollywood, CA

David R. White
Director
ARTVENTURES New Hampshire
Hopkinton, NH

Access to Artistic Excellence - Panel A
June 17 & 18, 2010

Deborah Bunting
Visual Artist
Heritage Arts Manager
Nebraska Arts Council
Omaha, NE

Jean Cook
Musician, Producer
Director of Programs
Future of Music Coalition
Washington, DC

Craig Lindberg (Layperson)
Arts Patron
Certified Public Accountant
Houston, TX

Tanya Mote
Development Director
Su Teatro
Parker, CO

Sandy Robertson
Festival Producer and Special Projects Director
Irvine, CA

Jay Weigel
Composer, Arranger, Producer, Conductor
Executive and Artistic Director
Contemporary Arts Center
New Orleans, LA

Tim Wilson
Executive Director
Western Arts Alliance
Portland, OR

Access to Artistic Excellence - Panel B
July 27 –July 28, 2010

Carl Curnutte
Executive Director/ Producer
Ronoake Island Historical Association
Manteo, NC

Edgar East
Professional Musician
Director
The Afro-Latin Project
Waterloo, IA

Bruce Labadie
Founder/Festival Director
San Jose Jazz Festival
San Jose, CA

Reuben Tomás Roqueñi
Visual Artist
Program Director
Native Arts and Cultures Foundation
Portland, OR

Dara Gordon Schmoyer
Consultant
Devon, PA

Margaret “Lolly” Strudwick
Del Pacifico, S.A.
Baltimore, MD

Susanne Theis
Programming Director
Discovery Green Conservancy
Houston, TX

Access to Artistic Excellence - Panel C1
July 28 –July 29, 2010

Krista Bradley
Program Officer, Performing Arts
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Baltimore, MD

Karen Lane Christilles
Associate Director, Lied Center of Kansas
The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

Laura Colby
Director
Elsie Management
Brooklyn, NY

Arnie Malina
Chief Programming Officer and Artistic Director
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Burlington, VT

Reuben Tomás Roqueñi
Visual Artist
Program Director
Native Arts and Cultures Foundation
Portland, OR

Margaret "Lolly" Strudwick (Layperson)
Del Pacifico, S.A.
Baltimore, MD

Geol Weirs
Director
GLW Associates
San Francisco, CA

Access to Artistic Excellence - Panel C2
July 29, 2010

Krista Bradley
Program Officer, Performing Arts
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Baltimore, MD

Karen Lane Christilles
Associate Director, Lied Center of Kansas
The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

Laura Colby
Director
Elsie Management
Brooklyn, NY

Reuben Tomás Roqueñi
Visual Artist
Program Director
Native Arts and Cultures Foundation
Portland, OR

Margaret "Lolly" Strudwick (Layperson)
Del Pacifico, S.A.
Baltimore, MD

Geol Weirs
Director
GLW Associates
San Francisco, CA