Recent Grants

Folk & Traditional Arts: FY 2015 Grants Panelists

Art Works I, Panel A
June 13, 2014

Nelda Ault (Layperson)
AmeriCorps Volunteer
Logan City School District
Logan, UT

Joey Brackner
Director
Alabama Center for Traditional Culture
Montgomery, AL

Mike Luster
Director, Arkansas Folklife Program
Arkansas State University
Mammoth Spring, AR

Selina Morales
Director
Philadelphia Folklore Project
Philadelphia, PA

Jeff Titon
Professor of Music Emeritus
Brown University
Little Deer Isle, ME

Marilyn White
Consultant, Retired Professor
Hillside, NJ

Art Works I, Panel B
June 20, 2014

Barbara Lau (Layperson)
Director, Pauli Murray Project
Duke Human Rights Center
Duke University
Durham, NC

Shannon Martin
Director
Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways
Mt. Pleasant, MI

Shane Rasmussen
Director, Louisiana Folklife Center
Northwestern State University
Natchitoches, LA

Willie Smyth
Independent Folklorist
Olympia, WA

Su Zheng
Associate Professor of Music and East Asian Studies
Wesleyan University
East Hampton, CT

Art Works II, Panel A1
November 20, 2014

Joseph Goodwin (Layperson)
Assistant Director Emeritus
Ball State University
Muncie, IN

Winifred Lambrecht
Faculty
Rhode Island School of Design
Lincoln, RI

Hayden Roberts (Layperson)
Director of Community Services
Western Heights Public Schools
Oklahoma City, OK

Theresa Secord
Owner and Artist
Wikepi Baskets
Waterville, ME

Elaine Thatcher
Folk Arts Consultant
River Heights, UT

Philip Wiggins
Musician
Takoma Park, MD

Art Works II, Panel A2
November 20, 2014

Joseph Goodwin (Layperson)
Assistant Director Emeritus
Ball State University
Muncie, IN

Hayden Roberts (Layperson)
Director of Community Services
Western Heights Public Schools
Oklahoma City, OK

Theresa Secord
Owner and Artist
Wikepi Baskets
Waterville, ME

Elaine Thatcher
Folk Arts Consultant
River Heights, UT

Philip Wiggins
Musician
Takoma Park, MD

Art Works II, Panel B1
November 21, 2014

Christina Barr (Layperson)
Executive Director
Nevada Humanities
Reno, NV

Tim Evans
Associate Professor of Folk Studies
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY

Carlos Fernandez
Director
Center for Latino Arts and Culture
Hightstown, NJ

Jennifer Jameson
Folk & Traditional Arts Director
Mississippi Arts Commission
Jackson, MS

Mira Johnson
Coordinator, Folk & Traditional Arts Program
Jump Street, Inc.
Middletown, PA

Julianne Morse
Heritage and Traditional Arts Coordinator
New Hampshire State Council on the Arts
Bristol, NH

Art Works II, Panel B2
November 21, 2014

Tim Evans
Associate Professor of Folk Studies
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY

Carlos Fernandez
Director
Center for Latino Arts and Culture
Hightstown, NJ

Jennifer Jameson
Folk & Traditional Arts Director
Mississippi Arts Commission
Jackson, MS

Mira Johnson
Coordinatorm Folk & Traditional Arts Program
Jump Street, Inc.
Middletown, PA

Julianne Morse
Heritage and Traditional Arts Coordinator
New Hampshire State Council on the Arts
Bristol, NH

National Heritage Fellowships February 3 & 6, 2015

Marsha Bol
Director
Museum of International Folk Art
Santa Fe, NM

Joey Brackner
Director, Alabama Center for Traditional Culture
Alabama State Council on the Arts
Montgomery, AL

Michael Doucet
Musician/Composer
BeauSoleil
Lafayette, LA

Robert Garfias
Ethnomusicologist, Writer, Lecturer
Irvine, CA

Kevin Locke
Performing and Recording Artist, Cultural Ambassador, Educator
Wakpala, SD

Sabrina Motley
Director, Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Washington, DC

Jim Stoynoff (Layperson)
Founder and President
Synthesis Solutions, LLC
Chicago, IL