Recent Grants

Folk & Traditional Arts: FY 2012 Grants Panelists

Art Works, Panel A
June 1-2, 2011

Juan J. Gutiérrez 
Founder/Artistic/Executive Director 
Los Pleneros de la 21
Bronx, NY

Gregory Hansen 
Associate Professor of Folklore and English 
Arkansas State University
Jonesboro, AR

Andy Kolovos 
Archivist/Folklorist
Vermont Folklife Center
Essex Junction, VT

Lisa Rathje 
Independent Folklorist
Oak Park, IL

Guha Shankar 
Folklife Specialist
American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Baltimore, MD 

Julie Throckmorton-Meunier (Layperson)
Foundation and Corporate Relations Officer
Washington & Jefferson College
Baden, PA

Umi Vaughan
Assistant Professor of Africana Studies 
California State University, Monterey Bay 
Marina, CA

Art Works, Panel B
June 2, 2011

Gregory Hansen 
Associate Professor of Folklore and English 
Arkansas State University
Jonesboro, AR

Andy Kolovos 
Archivist/Folklorist
Vermont Folklife Center
Essex Junction, VT

Julie Throckmorton-Meunier (Layperson)
Foundation and Corporate Relations Officer
Washington & Jefferson College
Baden, PA

Umi Vaughan
Assistant Professor of Africana Studies 
California State University, Monterey Bay 
Marina, CA

Art Works II, Panel A
November 8-10, 2011

Dale Johnson (Layperson)
Teacher
Blackey, KY

Michael Knoll
Folklorist, South Florida Folklife Center
HistoryMiami
Miami Beach, FL

Richard March
Folklorist and Musician 
Madison, WI

Marirose Morris
Arts Access Specialist
Wyoming Arts Council 
Cheyenne, WY

Chris Simon
Filmmaker
Salt Lake City, UT

Josie Talamantez
Consultant 
Sacramento, CA

Phil Wiggins
Musician
Takoma Park, MD

Art Works II, Panel B
November 10, 2011

Dale Johnson (Layperson)
Teacher
Blackey, KY

Michael Knoll
Folklorist, South Florida Folklife Center
HistoryMiami
Miami Beach, FL

Marirose Morris
Arts Access Specialist
Wyoming Arts Council 
Cheyenne, WY

Chris Simon
Filmmaker
Salt Lake City, UT

Josie Talamantez
Consultant 
Sacramento, CA

Phil Wiggins
Musician
Takoma Park, MD