Media Arts: FY 2017 Grants Panelists

Art Works - Panel A June 27, 2016

John Knecht Artist Professor of Art & Art History and Film & Media Studies, Emeritus Colgate University Hubbardsville, NY Josh Levi (Layperson) Production Supervisor Linear Tube Audio Washington, DC Esther (Jacqueline) Lyanga Festival Director, AFI FEST American Film Institute Los Angeles, CA Morgen Ruff Exhibition Program Manager, Programmer Northwest Film Center Portland, OR David Sherman Director, Programmer, Filmmaker, Adjunct Professor Co-Founder Exploded View Microcinema Tucson, AZ Barbara Twist Filmmaker Managing Director Art House Convergence Detroit, MI

Art Works - Panel B June 29, 2016

Pamela Cohn Independent Producer, Curator, Writer, Filmmaker Palm Desert, CA Boone Nguyen Photographer, Documentary Filmmaker, Curator Philadelphia, PA Andy Smith Executive Director Nickelodeon Theatre Columbia, SC Andrew Tyler (Layperson) Manager, Broadcast Operations Center iStreamPlanet Las Vegas, NV Chloe Walters-Wallace Emerging Voices Program Director The New Orleans Film Society New Orleans, LA Vagner Whitehead Associate Professor of Art, Chair of Art and Art History Oakland University Ferndale, MI

Art Works - Panel C June 29, 2016

Elizabeth (Beth) Barrett Director of Programming Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) Seattle, WA Rebecca Cleman Director of Distribution Electronic Arts Intermix Brooklyn, NY Tom Colley Archive and Collection Manager Video Data Bank Chicago, IL Rhea Combs Museum Curator, National Museum of African American History & Culture Smithsonian Institution Washington, DC Ron Sober (Layperson) Learning Specialist University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI Maya Solis Coordinator, Native American and Indigenous Program Sundance Institute Culver City, CA

Art Works II - Panel A December 8, 2016

Elizabeth Bayan Multimedia Artist Instructor of Graphic Design   Bowling Green State University Toledo, OH Debora Bernagozzi Video Artist, Photographer Executive Director Signal Culture Owego, NY Francis Cullado Executive Director Visual Communications Lakewood, CA Kate Fowler Documentary Filmmaker, Photographer, Educator Director, Appalachian Media Institute Appalshop Whitesburg, KY Joseph Jordan (Layperson) Adjunct Faculty-African, African American, and Diaspora Studies Director, Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Durham, NC Steve Robinson President New Media Productions Chicago, IL

Art Works II - Panel B December 8, 2016

N’Jeri Eaton Documentary Producer and Editor Senior Manager of Programming National Public Radio (NPR) Bowie, MD Bryan Konefsky Senior Lecturer, Department of Cinematic Arts University of New Mexico President, Basement Films Founder/Director, Experiments in Cinema Film Festival Albuquerque, NM Carolyn Lazard Artist, Writer, Film Curator Ardmore, PA Herman Milligan, Jr. (Layperson)   Managing Partner The Fulton Group, LLC Minneapolis, MN Shirley Sneve   Executive Director Vision Maker Media Lincoln, NE Jack Walsh Filmmaker and Independent Contractor AJX Consulting San Francisco, CA

Art Works II - Panel C December 9, 2016

Benjamin Balcom Programmer, Filmmaker Curator and Co-Founder Microlights Cinema Associate Lecturer University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI Stephanie Barber Artist, Writer, Educator Resident Artist Maryland Institute College of Art, Bard College Baltimore, MD Ali Momeni Associate Professor, School of Art Founder, Center for Urban Intervention Research Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA Chale Nafus (Layperson) Retired Professor Arts Patron, Community Volunteer Austin, TX Kamal Sinclair Director, New Frontier Labs Program Sundance Institute Arcadia, CA Ruige (Rebecca ) Xu Artist Associate Professor Syracuse University Manlius, NY

Art Works II - Panel D December 13, 2016

Cade Bursell Media Artist Professor, Department of Cinema and Photography Southern Illinois University, Carbondale Murphysboro, IL Sayde Finkel (Layperson) Senior Associate for Research and Special Projects Greater New Orleans, Inc. New Orleans, LA Justin Lincoln Experimental Artist Associate Professor, New Genres and Digital Art Whitman College Walla Walla, WA Lucila Moctezuma Program Director Chicken & Egg Pictures Brooklyn, NY Jesse Pires Program Curator International House Philadelphia Wynnewood, PA

Art Works II - Panel E December 14, 2016

Ebony McKinney Program Officer San Francisco Arts Commission San Francisco, CA Chiquita Paschal Podcast Producer and Consultant Brooklyn, NY Dinorah Sapp (Layperson) Lecturer, Professional Development Coordinator Intensive English Program University of Mississippi Oxford, MS Wenhua Shi Assistant Professor, Department of Art University of Massachusetts, Boston Arlington, MA Eric Souther Video and New Media Artist Assistant Professor of New Media Indiana University, South Bend Mishawaka, IN Emily Zimmerman Associate Curator of Programs, Henry Art Gallery University of Washington Seattle, WA

Art Works II - Panel F December 14, 2016

Ryan Crowley (Layperson) Arts Patron, Community Volunteer Hamburg, NY Carl Elsaesser Filmmaker Iowa City, IA Debbie Ng Development and Communications Director Center for Asian American Media San Francisco, CA Sarah Paul Artist Associate Professor, Chair of Sculpture and Expanded Media Cleveland Institute of Art Cleveland, OH Margaret Rorison Curator, Artist, Educator Co-Founder and Director Sight Unseen Screening Series Baltimore, MD Morgan Willis Program Director, Allied Media Conference Allied Media Projects Detroit, MI