Recent Grants

Arts Education: FY 2018 Grants Panelists

Art Works - Panel A
June 15, 2017

Robert Bullwinkel
Big Idea
Sebastopol, CA

Long Chu
Program Officer
Houston Endowment
Houston, TX

Ernest Disney-Britton
Director, Grant Services & Education Partnerships
Arts Council of Indianapolis Indianapolis, Indiana

Lisa Jaret
Arts in Education Program Manager
Washington State Arts Commission
Tacoma, WA

Meghan Millea (Layperson)
Professor of Economics
Mississippi State University
Starkville, MS

Art Works - Panel B
July 13, 2017

Jairo Ontiveros
Director, Education and Community Engagement
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of
Miami-Dade County
Miami, FL

Glenis Redmond
Poet-in-Residence, Teaching Artist
Peace Center for the Performing Arts and The State Theatre
Piedmont, SC

Thomas Robinson
Executive Director
Cleo Parker Robinson Dance
Denver, CO

Deborah Vaughn
Arts Education Coordinator
Oregon Arts Commission
Salem, OR

Carmaletta Williams (Layperson)
Grandview, MO

Art Works - Panel C
July 19, 2017

Michael Deetsch
Director of Education and Engagement
Toledo Museum of Art
Toledo, OH

Melissa Goodwin (Layperson)
Executive Director
Innovation Lab
Sioux Falls, SD

Martine McDonald
Director of Programs
Journeys In Film
Los Angeles, CA

Art Works - Panel D
July 20, 2017

Philip Courtney
Chief Executive Officer Urban Arts Partnership
Brooklyn, NY

Cecelia FireThunder (Layperson)
Adjunct Instructor, Lakota Studies Department
Oglala Lakota College
Martin, SD

Emmett Phillips, Jr.
Program Assistant/Hip Hop Artist/Writer
Children and Family Urban Movement
Des Moines, IA

Elizabeth Pickard
Director Education and Interpretation
Missouri History Museum
St. Louis. MO

Andrew Teheran Media Arts Teacher
East Side High School
Newark, NJ

Art Works - Panel E
July 27, 2017

Deron Hall
Director of Partnerships and Operations
Memphis Music Initiative
Memphis, TN

Marshell Jones Kumahor
Vice President of Education & Community Engagement
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Montclair, NJ

Marian Rachel McInturff
Director of Finance and Administration
Armstrong Community Music School
Austin, TX

Teka Phan (Layperson)
Associate Media Manager
Merkle, Inc.
Charlottesville, VA

Kyra Kristof Pincheira
Potent Cartographer/Arts Patron
Royalston, MA

Eugene Watanabe
Artistic Director/Executive Director
Gifted Music School
Salt Lake City, UT

Art Works II - Panel A
Nov 30, 2017

LeAnn Binford
Director of Special Projects & New Business
Big Thought
Dallas, TX

Marie Colturi (Layperson)
Marketing Consultant
Oak Hill, VA

Jennifer Kim-Matsuzawa
President and Artistic Director
People's Music School, Inc.
Evanston, IL

Adam LeBow
Program Manager, Education
Grammy Museum Foundation, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA

Ahmad Mayes
Director of Education & Community Engagement
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Cincinnati, OH

Art Works II - Panel B
Dec 01, 2017

Dan Berkowitz
Chief Strategy Officer
Neubauer Family Foundation
Philadelphia, PA

Inez S Bush
Director, Pre-College Programs & Professional Development for Teachers
Otis College of Art and Design
El Sgundo, CA

Kiesha Davis (Layperson)
Director of Grantmaking and Capacity Building
Memphis Music Initiative
Memphis, TN

Brian Hersh
School Board of Sarasota County
Sarasota, FL

Jean Tokuda Irwin
Arts Education Program Manager
Utah Division of Arts & Museums
Salt Lake City, UT

Gretchen Upholt (Layperson)
Senior Consultant
Financial Management Associates
Chicago, IL

Art Works II - Panel C
Dec 07, 2017

David Bruce Allison (Layperson)
Onsite Programs Manager
Denver Museum of Natural History
Westminster, CO

Robert V. Buscher
Festival Director
Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival
Philadelphia, PA

Meredith Eppel Jylkka
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Boston Arts Academy Foundation
Weston, MA

Asuka Hisa Kawasaki
Director of Learning and Engagement
Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Amanda Puerto Thorne
Program Manager
KID Museum
Washington, DC

Art Works II - Panel D
Dec 08, 2017

Isaiah Makar
Spoken Word Teaching Artist
Oak Park and River Forest High School District #200
Oak Park, IL

Lesley A Ham
Doctoral Candidate, American Studies Heritage
Pennsylvania State University Main Campus
Williamsburg, MA

Jebney Miguel Lewis
Artist, Independent Teaching Artist
Arts Council of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA

Devon E Steven
Director, Ready To Learn Community Engagement
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Alexandria, VA

Esther Leah Tokihiro 
Director, STEAM
Santa Clara County Office of Education
San Jose, CA

Virginia Lacy Yates (Layperson)
Independent Fitness Coach
Beachbody LLC
Glenn Dale, MD

Art Works II - Panel E
Dec 14, 2017

Alfreddie Hasan Davis
Self-Employed Consultant
Hasan Davis "HD" Solutions
Paint Lick, KY

Laura M Forbes
Arts Education Program Director
Alaska State Council on the Arts
Anchorage, AK

Erika C. Lowe (Layperson)
Marketing and Advertising Project Manager
Seattle, WA

Rebecca Renard
Executive Director
View Park , CA

Gregory Calvin Wilson
Tempe, AZ

James D Wolfe
Arts in Education Coordinator
West Virginia Division of Culture and History/Arts Section
Charleston, WV