Recent Grants

Design: FY 2012 Grants Panelists

Art Works, Panel A
July 26-27, 2011

John Bielenberg
Designer
Co-Founder
Common
Belfast, ME

Abby Hamlin 
Developer and Urban Designer
President
Hamlin Ventures, LLC
New York, NY

Mary Jane Jacob
Curator and Artist
Professor, Executive Director of Exhibitions and Exhibition Studies 
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Jose Lorenzo-Torres 
Architect
Jorge Rigau Arquitectos PSC
Adjunct Professor 
Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico
San Juan, PR

Harold Pettigrew, Jr. (Layperson) 
Administrator
Business and Professional Licensing Administration
District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
Washington, DC

Craig Wilkins
Director, Detroit Community Design Center
University of Michigan
Detroit, MI

Jocelyn Wyatt
Co-Lead and Executive Director
IDEO.org
San Francisco, CA

Art Works, Panel B
July 27, 2011

John Bielenberg
Designer
Co-Founder
Common
Belfast, ME

Mary Jane Jacob
Curator and Artist
Professor, Executive Director of Exhibitions and Exhibition Studies 
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Jose Lorenzo-Torres 
Architect
Jorge Rigau Arquitectos PSC
Adjunct Professor 
Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico
San Juan, PR

Harold Pettigrew, Jr. (Layperson) 
Administrator
Business and Professional Licensing Administration
District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
Washington, DC

Craig Wilkins
Director, Detroit Community Design Center
University of Michigan
Detroit, MI

Jocelyn Wyatt
Co-Lead and Executive Director
IDEO.org
San Francisco, CA

Art Works, Panel C
July 27, 2011

John Bielenberg
Designer
Co-Founder
Common
Belfast, ME

Mary Jane Jacob
Curator and Artist
Professor, Executive Director of Exhibitions and Exhibition Studies 
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Jose Lorenzo-Torres 
Architect
Jorge Rigau Arquitectos PSC
Adjunct Professor 
Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico
San Juan, PR

Harold Pettigrew, Jr. (Layperson) 
Administrator
Business and Professional Licensing Administration
District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
Washington, DC

Craig Wilkins
Director, Detroit Community Design Center
University of Michigan
Detroit, MI

Art Works II, Panel A December 5-7, 2011

Seth Beattie
Strategic Initiative Director 
Community Partnership for Arts and Culture
Cleveland, OH

John Cary
Writer & Speaker
Brooklyn, NY

Michael Cronan 
Graphic Designer and Partner
CRONAN
Berkeley, CA

Geraldine Forbes Isais
Dean, School of Architecture and Planning
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM

Natalie Rodriguez Jansorn (Layperson) 
Program Manager, Grants
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Aldie, VA

Lisa Yun Lee 
Director
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
Chicago, IL

Lauri Michel
Vice President
KEMA Advisors, Inc. 
Hillsborough, NC

Art Works II, Panel B December 7, 2011

Michael Cronan 
Graphic Designer and Partner
CRONAN
Berkeley, CA

Geraldine Forbes Isais
Dean, School of Architecture and Planning
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM

Natalie Rodriguez Jansorn (Layperson) 
Program Manager, Grants
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Aldie, VA

Lisa Yun Lee 
Director
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
Chicago, IL

Our Town Panel A1 - Rural
May 7-8, 2012

Rich Boyd
Arts Consultant
Nashville, TN

Carolyn Choy (Layperson)
Analytics & Insights Manager
KIPP Foundation
Oakland, CA

Demond “Brent” Leggs
Field Officer, Historic Preservation
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Boston, MA

Cheryl Morgan
Architect
Professor of Architecture
Director, Urban Studio
Auburn University
Birmingham, AL

Donna Neuwirth
Executive Director
Wormfarm Institute
Reedsburg, WI

Lori Pourier
President
First People’s Fund
Hermosa, SD

Kennedy Smith
Principal
Community Land Use + Economics Group, LLC
Arlington, VA

Our Town FY 12, Panel A2 - Rural
May 8, 2012

Rich Boyd
Arts Consultant
Nashville, TN

Carolyn Choy (Layperson)
Analytics & Insights Manager
KIPP Foundation
Oakland, CA

Cheryl Morgan
Architect
Professor of Architecture
Director, Urban Studio
Auburn University
Birmingham, AL

Kennedy Smith
Principal
Community Land Use + Economics Group, LLC
Arlington, VA

Our Town – Design & Planning
May 9-11, 2012

Terrian Barnes (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Retired Chief Diversity Officer
Louisville, KY

Daniel Hernandez
Managing Director
Jonathan Rose Companies, Inc.
New York, NY

Florence Kabwasa-Green
Consulting Research Associate
Urban Institute
Management Analyst
County of Monterey
Royal Oaks, CA

Amy McBride
Tacoma Arts Administrator
City of Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Joshua McManus
Chief Inventor
Little Things Innovation Laboratory
Chattanooga, TN

Stacey Mickelson
Vice President of Government Affairs
Artspace Projects, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN

J. Meejin Yoon
Co-Founder
Howeler + Yoon Architecture, LLP
Boston, MA

Our Town – Design & Planning
May 11, 2012

 

Terrian Barnes (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Retired Chief Diversity Officer
Louisville, KY

Florence Kabwasa-Green
Consulting Research Associate
Urban Institute
Management Analyst
County of Monterey
Royal Oaks, CA

Amy McBride
Tacoma Arts Administrator
City of Tacoma
Tacoma, WA

Joshua McManus
Chief Inventor
Little Things Innovation Laboratory
Chattanooga, TN

Our Town Panel C1 – Arts Engagement
May 14-16, 2012

Tim DuRoche
Director of Programs
World Affairs Council of Oregon
Portland, OR

Adriana Gallego
Visual Artist
Deputy Director
National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures
San Antonio, TX

Victoria Hamilton
Executive Director
City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture
San Diego, CA

Annie Han
Founder
Lead Pencil Studio
Seattle, WA

John Harvey (Layperson)
Managing Director, Global Philanthropy
Council on Foundations
Washington, DC

Leslie Koch
President
The Trust for Governors Island
Brooklyn, NY

Andre Perry
Executive Director
The Englert Theatre
Mission Creek Festival
Iowa City, IA

Our Town Panel C2 – Arts Engagement
May 16, 2012

Tim DuRoche
Director of Programs
World Affairs Council of Oregon
Portland, OR

Annie Han
Founder
Lead Pencil Studio
Seattle, WA

John Harvey (Layperson)
Managing Director, Global Philanthropy
Council on Foundations
Washington, DC

Leslie Koch
President
The Trust for Governors Island
Brooklyn, NY

Andre Perry
Executive Director
The Englert Theatre
Mission Creek Festival
Iowa City, IA