Recent Grants

Presenting & Multidisciplinary Works: FY 2018 Grants Panelists

Art Works - Panel A
July 13, 2017

D. Bryan Jao
Chief Programming Officer
Midland Center for the Arts, Inc.
Midland, MI

Martha Juaniza Marta (Layperson)
Communications Specialist
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Washington, D.C.

Emily Prince
Education Director
Stuart's Opera House
Athens, OH

Jennifer R. Ross
Director of Programing
Walton Arts Center Council, Inc.
Fayetteville, AR

Jeremy Staab
Program Manager
First Peoples Fund
Rapid City, SD

Art Works - Panel B
July 17, 2017

Anne Biberman
Executive Director
Fairbanks Concert Association
Fairbanks, AK

J.J. El-Far
Experience Production & Manager Future Colossal
Co-Founder, Board Chair Harlem Arts Festival, Inc.
New York, NY

Jaclyn Grahl (Layperson)
Nonprofit/Development Consultant and Strategist
Indianapolis, IN

Laura Kendall
Vice President of Programming
Omaha Performing Arts Society
Omaha, NE

Steven Wang
Executive Director
High Concept Laboratories NFP
Chicago, IL

Art Works - Panel C
July 18, 2017

Michelle Bachelor Robinson (Layperson)
Professor
Department of English University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL

Amar Chopra Bakshi
Founder & Creative Director
Shared Studios
Washington, D.C.

Maria Rangel
Cultural Organizer
Co-Founder & Director Mangos with Chili
New Orleans, LA

David Ravel
Independent Arts Consultant
Milwaukee, WI

Stephanie Wilchfort
President & CEO
Brooklyn Children's Museum Corp.
New York, NY

Art Works II - Panel A
Nov 28, 2017

Hollis R Ashby
Artistic & Executive Director
Williams Center for the Arts
Lafayette College
Easton, PA

Amir Elsaffar
Music Curator
Alwan Foundation
New York City, NY

Diana Luna Martinez
Director McAninch Arts Center
College of DuPage
Glen Ellyn, IL

John Frierson Zirkle
Executive Director/Artistic Director
Warren Miller Performing Arts Center
Big Sky, MT

Art Works II - Panel B
Nov 29, 2017

Paul Beyer
Executive Director
Tom Tom Foundation
Charlottesville, VA

Christine Deal
Manager
Multicultural Initiative
Western States Arts Federation
Denver, CO

JP Singh (Layperson)
Washington, DC

Quita Sullivan
Program Director, Theater
New England Foundation for the Arts
Roxbury, MA

Zoë Taleporos
Project Manager
Public Art
City and County of San Francisco, California
Oakland, CA

Art Works II - Panel C
Nov 30, 2017

Karima Daoudi
Engagement Manager
Old Town School of Folk Music, Inc.
Evanston, IL

Jesse Elliott
Director
The Music District
Fort Collins, CO

Dayna Martinez
Artistic Director of World Music, Dance, and Family Programming
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
Minneapolis, MN

Patricia Prudhomme (Layperson)
Regional Director
American Heart Association
Lake Charles, LA

Art Works II - Panel D
Dec 01, 2017

Sunita  Iqbal
Program Associate
Nathan Cummings Foundation
Sunnyside, NY

Jason Kush (Layperson)
Board President
Phoenix Theatre, Inc.
Cave Creek, AZ

Derek Kwan
Executive Director
Lied Center of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

Brigitte  McQueen Shew
Founder & Executive Director
The Union for Contemporary Art
Omaha, NE

Zachary Thomas Whittenburg
Communications and Engagement Director
Illinois Arts Alliance
Chicago, IL