Visual Arts: FY 2023 Grants Panelists

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel A
November 15, 2022

Wayne Andrews
Executive Director
Yoknapatawpha Arts Council and Powerhouse Community Arts Center
Oxford, MS

Wai Yee Chiong
Associate Curator
Rhode Island School of Design Museum
Providence, RI

Ellery Foutch
Assistant Professor in American Studies
Middlebury, VT

Miguel Rojas-Sotelo
Adjunct Professor at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Duke University
Chapel Hill, NC

Matthew Thorley
Museum Preparator
Idaho State Historical Society
Boise, ID

Blair Williams (Layperson)
Acme Manufacturing Corp
Tulsa, OK

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel B
November 15, 2022

L. Ann Benjamin (Layperson)
Baltimore Museum of Art, Inc.
Ellicott City, MD

Kevin Murphy
Curator of American Art
Williams College Museum of Art
Williamstown, MA

Ksenia Nouril
Gallery Director and Curator
Art Students League of New York Inc
Forest Hills, NY

Marianna Pegno
Direction of Engagement and Inclusion
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, Inc.
Tucson, AZ

Silvia Soto 
Associate Chair and Assistant Professor
Native American Studies and Chicano and Latino Studies
California State University Sonoma State University
Petaluma, CA

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel C
November 16, 2022

Diane Evans (Layperson)
Grants Manager
Kokua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services
Honolulu, HI

Katie Geha
Director of the Galleries, Lamar Dodd School of Art
University of Georgia Research Foundation Inc
Athens, GA

Linda Nguyen Lopez
Assistant Professor of Art
University of Arkansas Main Campus
Fayetteville, AR

Dylan Miner
Associate Professor and Director of American Indian & Indigenous Studies
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

Alexander S Paik
Tiger Strikes Asteroid Inc
La Crescenta, CA

Ben Wright
Artistic Director
Pilchuck Glass School
Stanwood, WA

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel D
November 16, 2022

Amy Chan
Assistant Professor, McIntire Department of Art
University of Virginia
Henrico, VA

Greg Lawson (Layperson)
Senior Vice President Strategic Neighborhood Development
New Orleans Business Alliance
New Orleans, LA

Sara Nishikawa
Programs Manager
Detroit, MI

John D Powers
Professor, School of Art
University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

Grants for Arts Projects I - Panel A

Katie Geha
Director of the Galleries
Lamar Dodd School of Art
University of Georgia Research Foundation Inc
Athens, GA

Rick Hernandez
AmeriCorps Program
Imagine Art
Austin, TX

Melanie Hoff (Layperson)
Retired University Administrator
Ann Arbor, MI

Akiko Jackson
Visual Artist
Artist in Residence
The Clay Studio
Philadelphia, PA

Mark E. Ritchie
Professor (Printmaking)
Department of Art & Art History
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY

Emily Stamey
Curator of Exhibitions
Weatherspoon Art Museum
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, NC

Grants for Arts Projects I - Panel B

Gabriel Chalfin-Piney
Manager of Programs
Lunder Institute for American Art (Colby Museum of Art)
Waterville, ME

Jennifer Gunther
Arts Center/Gallery
Delaware State University
Art Works for All, Inc.
Newark, DE

Daniel Rivkin (Layperson)
Director of Communications
Center for International Reproductive Health Training
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI

Alex Tapnio
Assistant Vice President
Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving Programs
The New School
Astoria, NY

Shalene Valenzuela
Executive Director
Clay Studio of Missoula
Missoula, MT

Adrian Wong
Associate Professor
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Grants for Arts Projects I - Panel C

Annie Lee-Zimerle
Assistant Professor
Art Department
Program Director
Kate Cheney Chappell Center for Book Arts
University of Southern Maine
Falmouth, ME

Lalaine Bangilan Little
Gallery Director and Adjunct Professor of Fine Arts
Pauly Friedman Art Gallery
Misericordia University
Forty Fort, PA

Peter Nesbett
Executive Director
Washington Project for the Arts
Washington, DC

Malika Pryor
Chief Learning & Engagement Officer
International African American Museum
Detroit, MI

Nicholas Reo (Layperson)
Associate Professor
Native American and Indigenous Studies /Environmental Studies
Dartmouth College
Thetford, VT

J. Gibran Villalobos
Arts Administration & Policy
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Assistant Curator
Museum of Contemporary Art
Chicago, IL

Grants for Arts Projects I - Panel D

Alexis Alleyne-Caputo
Interdisciplinary Artist
Miami Shores, FL

Jessica Felder
Assistant Professor of Studio Art
Department of Art and Art History
Wofford College
Spartanburg, SC

Richard Hedderman
Education Programs Coordinator
Milwaukee Public Museum
Wauwatosa, WI

Palina Louangketh
Founder and Executive Director
Idaho Museum of International Diaspora
Meridian, ID

Jared Packard
Exhibitions Manager
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
Omaha, NE

Molly Springer (Layperson)
Summit, NJ