Design: FY 2021 Grants Panelists

Grants for Arts Projects - Panel A
Jul 16, 2020

Nina Chase
Merritt Chase Landscape Architect
Pittsburgh, PA

Jean Grigsby (Layperson)
Public relations, marketing and writing professional
Chelsea, ME

Shane Hampton
Executive Director
Institute for Quality Communities
University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
Oklahoma City, OK

Nathan Johnson
Minneapolis, MN

Anna Maria Kahalekulu
Kulua - Owner + Designer
Wailuku, HI

Scott Shim
Professor of Industrial Design
Department of Art, Art History and Design
University of Notre Dame du Lac
Granger, IN

Grants for Arts Projects - Panel B
Jul 16, 2020

Gaby Hernandez
Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
School of Art and Art History
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Hyung Jin Kim
Associate Professor
Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Kansas State University
Manhattan , KS

Anne Surak
Exhibit Columbus
Indianapolis, IN

Kathey WIlson (Layperson)
Communications Specialist
Wopila Consulting
Rapid City, SD

Kim Wilson
Professor, Landscape Architecture
College of Architecture
University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Denton, NE

Grants for Arts Projects - Panel C
Jul 17, 2020

Ina Anderson (Layperson)
Community Planner
Saguache, CO

John Cary
President & CEO
Eames Institute
Oakland, CA

Mark Matel
Rose Fellowship Director
Norfolk, VA

Carol Reese
School of Architecture
Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund
New Orleans, LA

Kaleena Sales
Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
Tennessee State University
Hermitage, TN

Levi Tran
Social Innovation Fellow
Design Impact
Cincinnati, OH

Our Town - Panel A
Dec 01, 2020

Mona Cliff
Multidisciplinary Visual Artist
Lawrence, KS

Jean Grigsby (Layperson)
Marketing and Public Relations Consultant
The Write Approach
Chelsea, ME

Zain Islam-Hashmi
Architectural Designer
Washington, DC

Margo Miller
Executive Director,
Appalachian Community Fund
Knoxville, TN

Anne Welch
Community Planner
Small Town Center
Mississippi State University
Starkville, MS

Our Town - Panel B
Dec 01, 2020

Ruben Garza
Production Manager
Las Imaginistas
Edinburg, TX

Megan L. Laudenschlager
Executive Director
Strengthening ND
Minot, ND

Paul J. Logue
City Planner
City of Athens, Ohio
Athens, OH

Dominique A. Miller
Director of Community Education
Institute of Art and Design
New England College
Hampstead, NH

Barbara J. Roloff (Layperson)
Partner and Consultant
Seven Sisters Community Development Group, LLC
Milton-Freewater, OR

Our Town - Panel C
Dec 02, 2020

Sam Krassenstein (Layperson)
Infrastructure and Transportation Advisor
City of Detroit
Detroit, MI

Y-O Latimore
Founder and Director
Poetic Peace Arts
Macon, GA

Joni Palmer
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department Community & Regional Planning
University of New Mexico Main Campus
Albuquerque, NM

Suzanne Pickett
Executive Director
Jacksonville Cultural Development Corp. FKA JCAAA
Jacksonville, FL

Dara P. Silver
Vice President
Grant Programs and Partner Relations
Arts Council Incorporated Winston-Salem Arts Council
Winston-Salem, NC

Our Town - Panel D
Dec 02, 2020

Ajia Meux (Layperson)
Coordinator Women's Philanthropy Network
Doctoral Student
University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
Oklahoma City, OK

Karla Sierralta
Assistant Professor of Architecture
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, HI

Rafael Torres
Manager, Grants and Arts Education
United Arts of Central Florida, Inc.
Orlando, FL

Markus Tracy
Multidisciplinary artist
Henderson, NV

Anasa Troutman
The Big We
Memphis, TN

Our Town - Panel E
Dec 03, 2020

Charaun Cash
Development Director
Decatur, GA

Jennifer Lobsenz
Arts and Culture consultant
Seattle, WA

Alfredo Nieves Moreno
Deputy Director
Arts and Public Life
UChicago Arts
University of Chicago
San Juan, PR

Michael S. Uy
Allston Burr Resident Dean
Dunster House
Assistant Dean
Harvard College
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Omar Velasco (Layperson)
Director of Small Business Development and Lending
Latino Economic Development Center
Washington, DC, DC

Our Town - Panel F
Jan 12, 2021

Daniel Boggs (Layperson)
Greater Greenville Housing and Revitalization Association, Inc.
Main Street Greenville
Greenville, MS

LaShawnda Crowe Storm
Independent Artist
Community Enagement Director
Spirit and Place
Indianapolis, IN

Christina Harris
Land Use and Planning
Metro Planning Council
Chicago, IL

Joyce Pisnanont
Director of Economic Empowerment
National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development
Berkeley, CA

Daniel Swern
Producing Director
coLAB Arts, Inc
Highland Park, NJ

Our Town - Panel G
Jan 12, 2021

Xenia F. Diente
Public Art Professional
Woodside, NY

Alyssa K. Dinberg (Layperson)
COVID-19 Recovery Manager
Clear Creek County, Colorado
Denver, CO

Dave J. Kyu
Senior Community Programs Manager
Asian Arts Initiative
Glenside, PA

Elayna Toby Singer
Art in Public Places Administrator
Facilities Development & Operations, Strategic Planning Division
Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners
Palm Springs, FL

Garron F Yepa
Architectural Design Professional
Santa Fe, NM

Our Town- Panel H
Jan 13, 2021

Geraldene F. Blackgoat
Sustainable Native Communities Design Lab
MASS Design Group
Albuquerque, NM

Joseph Colón
Senior City Planner
City Planning Commission
City of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA

Sunshine Ross (Layperson)
Transportation Director
Human Resources Development Council (HRDC)
Bozeman, MT

Richard B. Young
Founder and Executive Director
Lexington, KY

Our Town - Panel I
Jan 13, 2021

Davin Hong
Professor of Architectural Design
Maryland Institute
Baltimore, MD

Enzina Marrari
Adjunct Professor of Arts
Department of Fine Art
University of Alaska at Anchorage
Founding Partner
@ Studio C
Anchorage, AK

Karis Thompson (Layperson)
Community volunteer
Fargo, ND

Tran Vu
Interdisciplinary Artist
Boston, MA

Our Town - Panel J
Jan 14, 2021

Nick Guertin
Architect / Community Development Professional
Coalfield Development Corporation
Huntington, WV

Elizabeth A. Jabar
Lawry Family Director of Civic Engagement
Colby College
Waterville, ME

Nelda L. Ruiz
Program Coordinator
Southwest Folklife Alliance, Inc.
Tucson, AZ

Moira Villiard
Visual Artist
Duluth, MN

Deanna West-Torrence (Layperson)
Executive Director
North End Community Improvement Collaborative, Inc. (NECIC)
Mansfield, OH

Our Town - Panel K
Mar 16, 2021

Ruben Garza
Production Manager
Las Imaginistas
Edinburg, TX

Jean Grigsby (Layperson)
Public relations, marketing and writing professional
Chelsea, ME

Dominique A. Miller
Director of Community Education
Institute of Art and Design at New England College
Hampstead, NH