Presenting & Multidisciplinary Works: FY 2016 Grants Panelists

Art Works I  - Panel A June 15, 2015

Jennifer Appleby (Layperson) President Wray Ward Charlotte, NC James Patrick Focarile Executive Director Velma V. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts Boise State University Boise, ID Kimberly Niemela Director COSACOSA art at large, Inc. Narberth, PA Victoria Rogers Art + Photography Outreach Lead Kickstarter New York, NY Kamal Sinclair Co-Director, New Frontier Initiative Sundance Institute Los Angeles, CA

Art Works I - Panel B June 17, 2015

Ron Berry Founder & Artistic Director Fuse Box Austin Austin, TX Lisa Murray Senior Manager of Foundation and Government Relations University Musical Society Ann Arbor, MI Danny Mekonnen Saxophonist, Musicologist Founder and Director Debo Band Jamaica Plain, MA Jimmy Saal (Layperson) Arts Patron, Community Volunteer Former Advertising Manager Pittsburgh, PA Isabel Yrigoyen Associate Director of Performing Arts Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Oakland, CA

Art Works I - Panel C June 18, 2015

Peter Capell (Layperson) Arts Patron, Community Volunteer Retired Senior Vice President General Mills, Inc. Golden Valley, MN Kate Dumbleton Assistant Professor, Arts Administration and Policy School of the Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, IL Stephanie Pacheco Outreach & Arts Education Manager, Hopkins Center for the Arts Dartmouth College Hartford, VT Alan So Multidisciplinary Artist, Designer, Curator Executive Director MEDIATE Art Group San Francisco, CA Connie Souto Learman Arts-Based Community Development Director Mississippi Arts Commission Jackson, MS

Art Works I - Panel D July 16, 2015

Xi “Nancy” Chen   Printmaker Senior Program Manager, Social Practice Lab Asian Arts Initiative Philadelphia, PA June Choi (Layperson) Co-Principal CKcm Associates New York, NY Steve MacQueen    Guitarist, Songwriter Artistic Director Flynn Center for the Performing Arts Burlington, VT Drew Tanner   Freelance Photographer, Writer, Web Developer, Marketing Consultant Operations Coordinator West Virginia Nonprofit Association Williamstown, WV

Art Works II – Panel A December 7, 2015

Pia Agrawal Program Director, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts University of Houston Houston, TX Thomas DeFrantz Director of SLIPPAGE: Performance, Culture, Technology Professor and Chair of African and African American Studies Duke University Durham, NC Joseph Germuska (Layperson) Executive Director, Knight Lab Northwestern University Chicago, IL Isa “Naomi” Okuyama Cultural Affairs Supervisor City of Santa Monica Reseda, CA Jacob Yarrow Programming Director, Hancher Auditorium University of Iowa Iowa City, IA

Art Works II  – Panel B December 8, 2015

Charles “Roy” Blackwood Professor                     Executive Director, Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond, LA Tania Castroverde-Moskalenko President and CEO The Center for the Performing Arts Carmel, IN              Lisa Gedgaudas Program Administrator, Create Denver Denver Arts & Venues Denver, CO Cicely Mitchell President The Art of Cool Durham, NC James Stoynoff (Layperson) President Synthesis Solutions, LLC Chicago, IL Art Works II – Panel C December 9, 2015 Issa Boulos Coordinator, Community Music and Arts Center Harper College Hoffman Estates, IL Sarah Curran Associate Director, Stanford Arts Institute Stanford University San Francisco, CA Timothy Eatman (Layperson) Associate Professor Syracuse University Fayetteville, NY Lisa Nelson-Haynes Storyteller Associate Director Painted Bride Art Center Lansdowne, PA Cynthia Wish Visual Artist Executive Director Jamestown Fine Arts Association, Inc. Jamestown, ND

Art Works II  – Panel D December 10, 2015

Andre Bouchard Multi-disciplinary Performing Artist Program Officer Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Vancouver, WA Kamilah Forbes Producing Artistic Director Hi Arts Brooklyn, NY Amy Horst Deputy Director for Programming John Michael Kohler Arts Center Sheboygan, WI Brandon Jones Poet, Performer Program Manager for Public Art, Arts Activism, and Professional Development WonderRoot Atlanta, GA Nia Rhodes Jackson (Layperson) Programs & Outreach Director Mill River Park Collaborative Stanford, CT