Arts Education: FY 2017 Grants Panelists

Art Works - Panel A June 15, 2016

Kimberly Beegle Graham Deputy Director, Louisiana A+ Schools George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts Baton Rouge, LA Allen D. Bell Arts Education Manager Georgia Council for the Arts Atlanta, GA Beth L. Cornell (Layperson) Retired Administrator Lemoyne, PA Yesenia Garcia Herrington Coordinator, Creative Learning Initiative The Austin Independent School District Austin, TX Glenis Redmond Poet-in-Residence, Teaching Artist Peace Center for the Performing Arts and The State Theatre (NJ) Piedmont, SC Malik Robinson Executive Director Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Denver, CO

Art Works – Panel B June 28, 2016

Timothy S. Brophy Director of Institutional Assessment, Professor of Music Education University of Florida Gainesville, FL Sarah Beth Gooding Program Coordinator Armstrong Community Music School Austin, TX Kyra Kristof Pincheira (Layperson) Potent Cartographer Royalston, MA Jerri Price-Gaines Director Clazzical Notes Altadena, CA Stanford Thompson Musician, Educator Founder & Executive Director Play On, Philly! Ardmore, PA Eugene Watanabe Pianist, Violinist President and Co-founder Gifted Music School Salt Lake City, UT

Art Works - Panel C July 14, 2016

Peter Kirschmann Catalyst Program Manager, The Clubhouse Network Museum of Science Somerville, MA Kenneth Lockette (Layperson) Assistant Superintendent Avonworth School District Mars, PA Emmett S. Phillips, Jr.   Hip Hop Artist, Program Coordinator Children and Family Urban Movement Des Moines, IA Tania Romero Audio Video Production Instructor Austin Independent School District Round Rock, TX CB Smith-Dahl Video Director, Educational Consultant Community Bridge Video Oakland, CA

Art Works - Panel D July 20, 2016

Patricia Cruz     Chief Innovation Officer Young Audiences Arts for Learning Baltimore, MD Cecilia FireThunder (Layperson)     Adjunct Instructor, Lakota Studies Department Oglala Lakota College Martin, SD Justin Merrick Performing Artist, Teacher Founder, Executive Producer JMUSE Productions Memphis, TN Barbara O’Brien   Director, Alliance Arts for Learning Institute Alliance Theater, Woodruff Arts Center Decatur, GA Aaron Sala    Director of Cultural Affairs Royal Hawaiian Center Honolulu, HI Linda Whittington    Arts Consultant, Retired Legislator Schlater, MS

Art Works - Panel E July 21, 2016

Elisha Wilson Beach     Freelance Blogger, Dance Educator, Grants Consultant Toluca Lake, CA Rhonda Buckley (Layperson) Executive Director International Society for Performance Improvement Takoma Park, MD Varissa McMickens Blair Executive Director Roebling Museum Essington, PA Linwood Ogelsby Consultant Maplewood, NJ Laurie Schell     Director, Music Makes Us Metro Nashville Public Schools Nashville, TN Paul Sznewajs Executive Director Ingenuity Chicago, IL Art Works II - Panel A November 10, 2016 Elizabeth Acevedo Writer Washington, DC Laura Forbes Theater and Dance Artist Arts Education Program Director Alaska State Council on the Arts Anchorage, AK    Dawn Martinez Oropeza Executive Director Al Exito Adjunct Faculty Grand View University Des Moines, IA Chad Swan-Badgero Arts Education Program Manager Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs Eaton Rapids, MI Banu Valladares (Layperson) Grants, Partnerships and Collaborative Programs Curator and Administrator North Carolina Humanities Council Charlotte, NC

Art Works II - Panel B November 17, 2016

Priscilla Aquino Garza (Layperson) Deputy Director of Policy Educate Texas Austin, TX Inez Bush Director, Pre-College Programs and Professional Development for Teachers Otis College of Art and Design Culver City, CA Beverly P. Mason (Layperson) Director, School-Community Partnership Program Clark County School District North Las Vegas, NV

Art Works II FY17 - Panel C November 17, 2016

Robert Bullwinkel Program Manager for Arts Leadership Fresno County Office of Education Fresno, CA Laurie A. Carter (Layperson)     Executive Vice President and University Counsel Eastern Kentucky University Lexington, KY Myran Parker-Brass Jazz Performer Executive Director for the Arts Boston Public Schools Boston, MA Asante Salaam Outreach Manager, Office of Cultural Economy and The Network for Economic Opportunity City of New Orleans New Orleans, LA Susy Watts Independent Consultant, Arts Education Research and Evaluation Olympia, WA

Art Works II - Panel D November 21, 2016

Darnell Fine Educator and Writer Stone Mountain, GA Christine Marasigan (Layperson) Legislative Aide Alaska State Legislature Anchorage, AK Jairo Ontiveros Director, Education and Community Engagement Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County Miami Beach, FL Lisa Richardson Arts Administrator Pacific Palisades, CA Gabrielle Uballez Executive Director Working Classroom Albuquerque, NM

Art Works II - Panel E December 1, 2016

Carmen Boston (Layperson) Children’s Programs & Partnership Coordinator District of Columbia Public Library Washington, DC Manuel Delgado Luthier, Teaching Artist La Tradicion Music and Delgado Guitars Nashville, TN Shana Habel K-12 Dance Adviser Los Angeles Unified School District Bellflower, CA Edward (“Chuck”) Winkler Education Program Administrator, ADA Coordinator Texas Commission on the Arts Austin, TX Kathryn Wyatt Executive Director and Co-Founder Kidznotes Executive Director El Sistema USA Raleigh, NC

Art Works II - Panel F December 6, 2016

Robert Cline Director of Marketing and Communications, Hancher The University of Iowa Cedar Rapids, IA Charles Dickerson Executive Director and Conductor The Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles Lomita, CA Christopher (Topher) Kandik (Layperson) English Teacher SEED Public Charter School of Washington, DC Washington, DC Ahmad Mayes Director of Education and Community Engagement Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Cincinnati, OH Laura Reynolds Director of Education & Community Engagement Seattle Symphony Seattle, WA Michael Yaffe Associate Dean Yale School of Music West Hartford, CT

Art Works II - Panel G December 8, 2016

Jennifer Chowning Head of Education & Programs Briscoe Western Art Museum San Antonio, TX Clayton Evans Artist Deputy Director Artpreneurs, Inc Silver Spring, MD Alex Fernandez STEAM consultant Interweb Consulting Buffalo, NY Ryan Patton Assistant Professor of Art Education Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA Daniel Peragine Visual Arts/Digital Media Instructor The Winston School Oceanside, CA Sonya Pryor-Jones (Layperson) Chief Implementation Officer Fab Foundation South Euclid, OH