Recent Grants

Presenting: FY 2012 Grants Panelists

Art Works, Panel A
June 16-17, 2011

Michael Blachly
Director of Performing Arts
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Elena Calderón-Patiño
Community Arts Program Director
Rhode Island State Council on the Arts
Providence, RI

Anna Glass
Managing Director
651 ARTS
New York, NY

Chad Herzog
Director of the Performing Arts
Juniata College
James Creek, PA

Barbara Leigh
Artistic/Producing Director
Milwaukee Public Theatre
Milwaukee, WI

Helen Sause (Layperson)
Retired Administrator
Alameda, CA

Sixto Wagan
Co-Executive Director/Performing Arts Curator
DiverseWorks ArtSpace
Houston, TX

Art Works, Panel B1
July 12-13

Catherine Edwards
Director of Performance Programs
International Festival of Arts and Ideas
Hamden, CT

Colleen Furukawa *
Vice President of Programming
Maui Arts and Cultural Center
Kula, HI

Edward Lewis
Director of Development for the Performing Arts
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
University of Maryland
Washington, DC

Marcelo Lucero-Avilés
Programming Assistant
MJM Management Group
San Francisco, CA

Janet Moore (Layperson)
Attorney, Consultant, University Lecturer
Houston, TX

Suzette Surkamer
Arts Consultant
Hilton Head Island, SC

Art Works, Panel B2
July 13, 2011

Colleen Furukawa
Vice President of Programming
Maui Arts and Cultural Center
Kula, HI

Marcelo Lucero-Avilés
Programming Assistant
MJM Management Group
San Francisco, CA

Janet Moore (Layperson)
Attorney, Consultant, University Lecturer
Houston, TX

Suzette Surkamer
Arts Consultant
Hilton Head Island, SC

Art Works, Panel C
July 13-14, 2011

Colleen Furukawa
Vice President of Programming
Maui Arts and Cultural Center
Kula, HI

Christopher Jenkins
Violist
Dean of Students
Sphinx Performance Academy
New York, NY

Janet Moore (Layperson)
Attorney, Consultant, University Lecturer
Houston, TX

Joe Rodriguez
Arts Administrator
Milpitas, CA

Suzette Surkamer
Arts Consultant
Hilton Head Island, SC

Nick Turner
Retail Coordinator
Sub Pop Records
Seattle, WA

Art Works II, Panel A1
November 1-2, 2011

Carolelinda Dickey
Arts Consultant
Pittsburgh, PA

Ben Johnson
Director, Northrop Concerts and Lectures
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

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

Jamie "Cookie" Ruiz
Executive Director
Ballet Austin
Austin, TX

Minh Tran
Artistic Director
Minh Tran and Company
Portland, OR

Geol Weirs (Layperson)*
Arts Patron
San Francisco, CA

* Could not attend due to family emergency

Art Works II, Panel A2
November 2, 2011

Ben Johnson
Director, Northrop Concerts and Lectures
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Jamie "Cookie" Ruiz
Executive Director
Ballet Austin
Austin, TX

Minh Tran
Artistic Director
Minh Tran and Company
Portland, OR

Geol Weirs (Layperson)*
Arts Patron
San Francisco, CA

* Could not attend due to family emergency

Art Works II, Panel B1
November 3-4, 2011

Elizabeth Auer
Assistant Director
University of Florida Performing Arts
Gainesville, FL

Jean Cook
Violinist, Producer
Director of Programs
Future of Music Coalition
Brooklyn, NY

Ben Johnson
Director, Northrop Concerts and Lectures
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Susanne Theis
Programming Director
Discovery Green Conservancy
Houston, TX

Minh Tran
Artistic Director
Minh Tran and Company
Portland, OR

Geol Weirs (Layperson)*
Arts Patron
San Francisco, CA

* Could not attend due to family emergency

Art Works II, Panel B2
November 4, 2011

Elizabeth Auer
Assistant Director
University of Florida Performing Arts
Gainesville, FL

Jean Cook
Violinist, Producer
Director of Programs
Future of Music Coalition
Brooklyn, NY

Susanne Theis
Programming Director
Discovery Green Conservancy
Houston, TX

Minh Tran
Artistic Director
Minh Tran and Company
Portland, OR

Geol Weirs (Layperson) *
Arts Patron
San Francisco, CA

* Could not attend due to family emergency

Art Works II, Panel C1
December 5-6, 2011

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

Anna Glass
Managing Director
651 ARTS
New York, NY

Chad Herzog
Director of Performing Arts
Juniata College
James Creek, PA

Tanya Mote
Associate Director
Su Teatro
Parker, CO

Clarence Reynolds (Layperson)
Public Relations Professional, Arts Patron
Orlando, FL

Mayumi Tsutakawa
Program Manager, Grants to Organizations
Washington State Arts Commission
Seattle, WA

Art Works II, Panel C2
December 6, 2011

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

Chad Herzog
Director of Performing Arts
Juniata College
James Creek, PA

Tanya Mote
Associate Director
Su Teatro
Parker, CO

Clarence Reynolds (Layperson)
Public Relations Professional, Arts Patron
Orlando, FL

Mayumi Tsutakawa
Program Manager, Grants to Organizations
Washington State Arts Commission
Seattle, WA