Recent Grants

Folk & Traditional Arts: FY 2013 Grants Panelists

Art Works I, Panel A1
June 21, 2012

Robert Gates
Director, Kentucky Folklife Program
Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Arts Council
Frankfort, KY

Catalina Maria Johnson 
Linguist/Music Journalist
Revista Contratiempo, Beat Latino
Chicago, IL

Paul McCoy (Layperson) 
Program Officer
Humanities Tennessee 
Nashville, TN

Hiromi Lorraine Sakata
Professor Emeritus, Department of Ethnomusicology
University of California at Los Angeles
Seattle, WA

D.A. Sonneborn 
Associate Director, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Smithsonian Institution
Davidsonville, MD

Art Works I, Panel A2
June 21, 2012

Robert Gates
Director, Kentucky Folklife Program
Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Arts Council
Frankfort, KY

Catalina Maria Johnson 
Linguist/Music Journalist
Revista Contratiempo, Beat Latino
Chicago, IL

Paul McCoy (Layperson) 
Program Officer
Humanities Tennessee 
Nashville, TN

Hiromi Lorraine Sakata
Professor Emeritus, Department of Ethnomusicology
University of California at Los Angeles
Seattle, WA

Art Works I, Panel B1
June 22, 2012

Lisa Higgins
Director, Missouri Folk Arts Program
Missouri Arts Council
Columbia, MO

Paul McCoy (Layperson)
Program Officer
Humanities Tennessee 
Nashville, TN

Rita Moonsammy
Adjunct Professor, Cultural Sustainability Program
Goucher College
Tabernacle, NJ

Hiromi Lorraine Sakata
Professor Emeritus, Department of Ethnomusicology
University of California at Los Angeles
Seattle, WA

Lynne Williamson
Director, Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program
Institute for Community Research
Torrington, CT

Art Works I, Panel B2
June 22, 2012

Lisa Higgins
Director, Missouri Folk Arts Program
Missouri Arts Council
Columbia, MO

Rita Moonsammy
Adjunct Professor, Cultural Sustainability Program
Goucher College
Tabernacle, NJ

Hiromi Lorraine Sakata
Professor Emeritus, Department of Ethnomusicology
University of California at Los Angeles
Seattle, WA

Lynne Williamson
Director, Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program
Institute for Community Research
Torrington, CT

Art Works II, Panel A
November 15, 2012

Troyd Geist
Folklorist
Coordinator of Folk Arts
North Dakota Council on the Arts
Fargo, ND

Margaret "Meg" Glaser
Artistic Director
Western Folklife Center
Elko, NV

Mike Licht (Layperson)
Marketing and Business Development Consultant
District Department of Transportation
Washington, DC

Jerrilyn McGregory
Professor
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

Erin Younger
Associate Director, Exhibits and Institutional Planning
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture 
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Art Works II, Panel B1
November 16, 2012

Nadia De Leon
Dancer
Community Engagement Coordinator, Alive 
Center for Community Partnerships
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY

Laura Marcus Green
Independent Folklorist
Community Engagement Coordinator, Gallery of Conscience
Museum of International Folk Art
Santa Fe, NM

Mike Licht (Layperson) 
Marketing and Business Development Consultant
District Department of Transportation
Washington, DC

Sally Van de Water
Independent Folklorist
New Park, PA

Juwen Zhang 
Visiting Associate Professor
Dartmouth College
Salem, OR

Art Works II, Panel B2
November 16, 2012

Nadia De Leon 
Dancer
Community Engagement Coordinator, Alive 
Center for Community Partnerships
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY

Laura Marcus Green
Independent Folklorist
Community Engagement Coordinator, Gallery of Conscience
Museum of International Folk Art
Santa Fe, NM

Mike Licht (Layperson)
Marketing and Business Development Consultant
District Department of Transportation
Washington, DC

Juwen Zhang 
Visiting Associate Professor
Dartmouth College
Salem, OR

NEA National Heritage Fellowships Panel A
January 29-February 1, 2013

Peggy Bulger
Folklorist, Consultant, Producer
Fernandina Beach, FL

James Bau Graves 
Executive Director
Old Town School of Folk Music
Chicago, IL

Joyce Ice 
Director, Art Museum 
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV

Joyce Jackson 
Associate Professor 
Department of Geography and Anthropology
Director, African & African American Studies Program
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA

Devon Léger 
Matt Martinez
Director, Northern Pueblos Institute
Assistant Professor of Pueblo Indian Studies
Northern New Mexico College
Santa Fe, NM

Eric Morales 
Ph.D. Student, Folklore
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN

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

Hank Willett (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Retired Administrator
Fort Payne, AL

NEA National Heritage Fellowships Panel B
February 1, 2013

Peggy Bulger
Folklorist, Consultant, Producer
Fernandina Beach, FL

James Bau Graves 
Executive Director
Old Town School of Folk Music
Chicago, IL

Joyce Ice 
Director, Art Museum 
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV

Joyce Jackson 
Associate Professor 
Department of Geography 
and Anthropology
Director, African & African American
Studies Program
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA

Matt Martinez
Director, Northern Pueblos Institute
Assistant Professor of Pueblo Indian Studies
Northern New Mexico College
Santa Fe, NM

Eric Morales 
Ph.D. Student, Folklore
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN

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

Hank Willett (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Retired Administrator
Fort Payne, AL