Recent Grants

Art Works: Creativity Connects Grants Panelists

FY 2018

Creativity Connects - Panel A
Oct 20, 2017

Anna Bentson
Assistant Director
Economic Development and Tourism
City of Lynchburg, VA
Lynchburg, VA

Thomas DeFrantz
Professor
Duke University
Durham, NC

Debra E Evans (Layperson)
Community Volunteer
Marina del Rey, CA

Willie L Hill
Director of the Fine Arts Center
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA

James M Rees
Artist/Researcher/Teacher
Provo High School
Spanish Fork, UT

Abigail E Vega
Producer
Latinx Theatre Commons
San Antonio, TX

Creativity Connects - Panel B
Oct 20, 2017

Felipe Castelblanco Olaya
Visual Artist, Curator, and Educator
Gurnee, IL

Paul C Ha
Director
List Visual Art Center
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Brookline, MA

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

Joel Kimmel (Layperson)
Arts Patron
Los Angeles, CA

Eliza Licht
Vice President of Content and Strategy
POV
Brooklyn, NY

FY 2017

Art Works: Creativity Connects – Panel A
July 19, 2016

Elizabeth Aldrich (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Chandler, AZ

Felipe Castelblanco Olaya
Visual Artist, Curator, Arts Educator
Gurnee, IL

Mark Y. Miyake
Assistant Professor of Music and Society
Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies
Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA

Alma Robinson
Executive Director
California Lawyers for the Arts
San Francisco, CA

Gary A. Steuer
President & CEO
Bonfils-Stanton Foundation
Denver, CO

Abigail Vega
Actor, Writer, Director
Producer
Latina/o Theatre Commons (LTC)
San Antonio, TX

Art Works: Creativity Connects – Panel B
July 19, 2016

Nancy Boskoff    
Arts Consultant
Salt Lake City, UT

Debbie Chinn
Executive Director
Carmel Bach Festival
Pebble Beach, CA

Karen Christensen (Layperson)
Retired Attorney
Tucson, AZ

Jose Dominguez
Executive Director
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
Silver Spring, MD

Jim Hirsch
Executive Director
Chicago Sinfonietta
Chicago, IL

Art Works: Creativity Connects – Panel C
July 20, 2016

Marda Kirn
Executive Director
EcoArts Connections
Lafayette, CO

Jason Reblando
Artist, Photographer
Professor of Photography
Illinois State University
Bloomington, IL

Natalie Sun    
Digital Creative Consultant
Los Angeles, CA

Heather Watson (Layperson)  
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow
National Science Foundation
Associate Professor of Engineering
James Madison University
Arlington, VA