Recent Grants

Media Arts: FY 2018 Grants Panelists

Art Works - Panel A
June 6, 2017

Georgiana Lee
Assistant Director
Vision Maker Media
Omaha, NE

Joshua L. Levi (Layperson)
Production Supervisor
Linear Tube Audio
Washington, D.C.

Jill K. Mosebach
Senior Director of Institutional Partnerships
Tribeca Film Institute
Brooklyn, NY

Morgen C. Ruff
Exhibition Program Manager/Programmer
Northwest Film Center
Portland, OR

Barbara R. Twist
Managing Director
Art House Convergence
Detroit, MI

Barton C. Weiss
Director
Video Association of Dallas, Inc.
Dallas, TX

Art Works - Panel B
June 8, 2017

Sean Flynn
Program Director
Points North Institute
Somerville, MA

Cheryl Hirasa
Director of Program Development & Content Strategy
Pacific Islanders in Communications
San Francisco, CA

Boone T. Nguyen
Freelance Photographer
Philadelphia, PA

Andy Smith
CEO
Columbia Film Society
Columbia, SC

Ron A. Sober (Layperson)
Learning Specialist/Arts Patron
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI

Art Works - Panel C
June 8, 2017

Elizabeth A. Barrett
Artistic Director
SIFF
Seattle, WA

Javier Chavez
Associate Director
Coral Gables Art Cinema
Miami, FL

John H. Knecht
Russell Colgate Distinguished University Professor of
Art & Art History & Film & Media Studies Emeritus
Colgate University
Hubbardsville, NY

Christy A. LeMaster
Director
The Nightingale
Chicago, IL

Andrew J. Tyler (Layperson)
Manager
Broadcast Operations Center iStreamPlanet
Las Vegas, NV

Chloe Walters-Wallace
Program Director
Emerging Voices Mentorship Program
New Orleans Film Society
New Orleans, LA

Art Works II - Panel A
Dec 07, 2017

Joe Ahearn
Program Director
Art Radio International, Inc.
Brooklyn, NY

Francis G Cullado
Executive Director
Visual Communications Media
Lakewood, CA

Sayde Faraday Finkel (Layperson)
Senior Associate for Special Projects + Strategic Initiatives
New Orleans, LA

Gita Kiely
Director of Development and Adjunct Professor
School of Journalism
University of Montana
Missoula, MT

Dean Orton
Chief Operating Officer
Content & Operations
Twin Cities Public Television, Inc.
Woodbury, MN

Morgan M Willis
Director, Allied Media Conference
Allied Media Projects
Detroit, MI

Art Works II - Panel B
Dec 07, 2017

Marie Biondolillo
Grants Specialist
Open Signal, Portland Community Media Center
Portland, OR

Susan Clampitt (Layperson)
Commissioner
DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Washington, DC

Doug Hawes-Davis
Director of Programming
Big Sky Film Institute
Missoula, MT

Bryan P Konefsky
Senior Lecturer/President/Founder
Basement Films Inc
Albuquerque, NM

Ciara Lacy
Documentary Filmmaker
Honolulu, HI

Chiquita C Paschal
Podcast Consultant
Brooklyn, NY

Art Works II - Panel C
Dec 08, 2017

Chris Gross (Layperson)
E-Resources Specialist
GW Libraries
George Washington University
Chevy Chase, MD

Matthew Mitch Hashiguchi
Assistant Professor
Communication Arts
Georgia Southern University Research and Service Foundation
Pooler, GA

Patrick Kwiatkowski
Executive Director
Houston Cinema Arts Society
Houston, TX

Hajnal Molnar-Szakacs
Film Fund Manager
Documentary Film Program
Sundance Institute
Venice, CA

Rose Vincelli Gustine
Director of Operations, MFA Social Documentary Film
School of Visual Arts
Brooklyn, NY

Art Works II - Panel D
Dec 12, 2017

Kate E Fowler
Director of Appalachian Media Institute
Appalshop, Inc.
Whitesburg, KY

Jon Goff
Museum Specialist
Smithsonian Institution
Washington, DC

Kenneth Jacobson
International Documentary
Oakland, CA

Elisabeth Ilona Pellathy
Assistant Professor of Art, New Media
Art and Art History
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Montevallo, AL

Dinorah Sapp (Layperson)
Lecturer
Intensive English Program
University of Mississippi Main Campus
Oxford, MS

Sue Schardt
CEO
Association of Independents in Radio, Inc.
Dorchester, MA

Art Works II - Panel E
Dec 14, 2017

Justin A Lincoln
Associate Professor of New Genres & Digital Art
Fouts Center for the Visual Arts
Walla Walla, WA

Erik Martin (Layperson)
Senior Education Program Manager
Unity Education @ Unity Technologies
San Francisco, CA

Laleh Mehran
Professor
Emergent Digital Practices
University of Denver
Greenwood Village, CO

Benjamin Rosenthal
Artist in Residence
Studio Residency Program
University of Kansas Main Campus
Kansas City, MO

Wenhua Shi
Assistant Professor of Art
University of Massachusetts Boston
Arlington, MA

Rebecca Ruige Xu
Associate Professor of Computer Art & Animation/Artist
College of Visual and Performing Arts, Department of Transmedia
Manlius, NY