Recent Grants

Folk & Traditional Arts: FY 2020 Grants Panelists

Art Works - Panel A
Jun 18, 2019

Jamie Burnett (Layperson)
Consultant
Sight Line Public Affairs LLC
Concord, NH

Luann Poitra
Communication Specialist
United Tribes Technical College
Bismarck, ND

Thomas G Richardson
Folklorist & Traditional Arts Consultant
Santa Fe, NM

Preston L Singletary
Artist
Seattle, WA

Cynthia Woo
Director
Pao Arts Center
Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Inc.
Jamaica Plain, MA

Art Works - Panel B
Jun 20, 2019

Lydia Clemmons
Director
The Clemmons Family Farm
Charlotte, VT

Virginia Siegel
Arkansas Folk Arts Coordinator
University of Arkansas Main Campus
Fayetteville, AR

Jessabet Vivas Capo
Program Advisor and Director
Folk Arts and Creative Industries Program
Instituto de Cultura Puertorriquena
San Juan, PR

Marilyn M White (Layperson)
Arts Patron
Member, Board of Directors
City Lore, Inc.
Hillside, NJ

Carol Zippert (Layperson)
Co-Publisher
Greene County Democrat
Eutaw, AL

Art Works II - Panel A
Dec 10, 2019

Jens Lund
Retired Folklorist
Olympia, WA

Emily F Miller
Artistic Director
Augusta Heritage Center
Davis & Elkins College
Valley Bend, WV

Jami Powell
Associate Curator of Native American Art Lecturer
Hood Museum of Art Native American Studies
Dartmouth College
Quechee, VT

Dan Sheehy (Layperson)
Retired
Falls Church, VA

Paul F Wells
Independent Scholar/Researcher, Presenter, and Musician
Founding Director and Director Emeritus
Center for Poplar Music
Middle Tennessee State University
Kennebunk, ME

Art Works II - Panel B
Dec 12, 2019

Lisa Beckley-Roberts
Interim Chair and Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology Director African
Drum and Dance Ensemble
Department of Music
Jackson State University
Jackson, MS

Jennifer Himel
Development & Marketing Coordinator
KUYI 88.1 FM Hopi Radio
Polacca, AZ

Mary Keller (Layperson)
Associate Lecturer
Philosophy and Religious Studies
University of Wyoming
Cody, WY

Terence Liu
Consultant
Kapaa, HI

NEA National Heritage Fellowships Panel (Rounds 1 & 2)
January 14 & 16, 2020

Charles Carrillo
Author and Artist
Santa Fe, NM

Cynthia Chavez-Lamar
Assistant Director for Collections
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Alexandria, VA

Susan Feller
President and Chief Executive Officer
Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Park Hill, OK

Steven W Hatcher
Director of Folk & Traditional Arts
Idaho Commission on the Arts
Boise, ID

Emily Hilliard
West Virginia State Folklorist
West Virginia Humanities Council, Inc.
Charleston, WV

Heather Hodges
Executive Director
Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor
Johns Island, SC

Kevin O'Shea, Esq. (Layperson)
Attorney
Sulloway & Hollis, PLLC
Madbury, NH

Michael White
Traditional jazz musician/bandleader
Professor, Spanish and African American Music
Department of Languages
Xavier University of Louisiana
New Orleans, LA

Deborah A Wong
Professor
Department of Music
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA