Visual Arts: FY 2024 Grants Panelists

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel A
November 13, 2023

Shauna Caldwell 
Associate Curator for Academic Engagement
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
Appalachian State University
Banner Elk, NC

Adam DesJardins 
Director of Programs
Detroit, MI

Will Duncan (Layperson)
Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics
Baker University
Baldwin City, KS

Akiko Jackson 
Manager of Ceramics Programs
Grounds For Sculpture, Inc.
Philadelphia, PA

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

Sonnet C. Takahisa 
Independent Consultant
Brooklyn, NY

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel B
November 13, 2023

Christopher Bevis (Layperson)
Technologist, Physicist, and Systems Engineer
Bevis Technology Consulting
Los Gatos, CA

Jae Won Lee 
Professor of Art, Art History, and Design
Michigan State University
Mason, MI

Sage Lewis 
Client Services Manager and Director of Museum Services
Atelier Fine Arts Services
Brooklyn, NY

Kelsey Livingston 
Director of Exhibitions
Baton Rouge Gallery
Baton Rouge, LA

Angela Winand 
Program Administrator
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Smithsonian Institution
Hagerstown, MD

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel C
November 14, 2023

Lisa Baker (Layperson)
Community Volunteer
Ann Arbor, MI

Laura L. Kina 
Professor, The Art School
DePaul University
Chicago, IL

Jinyoung Koh 
Assistant Professor of Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
Towson University
Baltimore, MD

Houda Lazrak 
Director of Development and Communications 
International Studio & Curatorial Program
New York, NY

Chad Sirois 
Associate Director of Communications and Marketing
Rose Art Museum
Brandeis University
Boston, MA

Ben Wright 
Associate Chair of Visual Arts
Virginia Governor's School for the Arts
Virginia Beach, VA

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel D
November 14, 2023

Michael Christiano 
Director of Visual Arts and Museums
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO

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

Daniel H. Rivkin (Layperson)
Senior Media and Outreach Strategist
Ford School of Public Policy
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI

Julia Wintner 
Director of Art Gallery & Collections 
Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, CT

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

Velma Jean Yamashita 
Associate Professor of Art 
Coordinator, Isla Center for the Arts
University of Guam
Tamuning, GU

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel E
November 15, 2023

Connie Choi 
Studio Museum in Harlem, Inc.
Bronx, NY

Natalie Giannos 
Grants Manager
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
Detroit, MI

Jenny Gil 
Executive Director
Desert Biennial
Desert Hot Springs, CA

Palina Louangketh 
Founder and Executive Director
Idaho Museum of International Diaspora
Adjunct Faculty, University Foundations
Boise State University 
Meridian, ID

Annie SaldaƱa 
Program Coordinator
Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico
Carolina, PR

Molly Springer (Layperson)
Community Volunteer
Summit, NJ

Grants for Arts Projects I - Panel A
June 6, 2023

Felicia D. Blow (Layperson)
Associate Vice President for Development
Hampton University
Franklin, VA

Shana Lopes
Assistant Curator of Photography
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
San Francisco, CA

Sara Nishikawa
Operations Manager
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
Detroit, MI

Calvin Phelps
Pike School of Art - Mississippi
Summit, MS

Gina Tribotti
Development Associate
International Studio & Curatorial Program
Brooklyn, NY

Grants for Arts Projects I - Panel B
June 6, 2023

Sam Adams
Ellen Johnson '33 Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art
Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH

Amanda Harris
Director, Cultural Arts & Special Events
City of Elgin, Illinois
St. Charles, IL

Bonnie Jones
Artist, Student
Providence, RI

Littal Melnik (Layperson)
NY Office of Mental Health, New York City Children's Center
New York, NY

Ginger Porcella
Executive Director
Creative Growth, Inc.
Oakland, CA

Charles Edward Williams
Associate Chair and Drawing and Painting Professor, Fine Art
North Carolina Central University
Durham, NC

Grants for Arts Projects I - Panel C
June 7, 2023

Jason Andreasen
President & CEO
Baton Rouge Gallery
Baton Rouge, LA

Gustavo Garcia
Associate Director for Digital Media & Artist Residencies
Brandywine Workshop and Archives
Philadelphia, PA

Christina Ko
Director of Operations
Asia Art Archive in America, Incorporated
Forest Hills, NY

Lidia Macias (Layperson)
Research Development Initiatives Coordinator
University of Arizona
El Paso, TX

Danielle O'Malley
Executive Director
Art Mobile of Montana
Helena, MT

Leigh Waltz
Communications Coordinator
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Yellow Springs
Tipp City, OH

Grants for Arts Projects I - Panel D
June 7, 2023

Suzi Eberly
Professor of Art History
University of Nebraska at Omaha
St. Louis Community College
Patron Services Specialist
Center for Creative Arts
Clayton, MO

Heng-Gil Han
Korean Art Forum
New York, NY

Claire T. Huschle
Founder and Director
Scaffold Art Support, LLC
Adjunct Faculty, Arts Management Program
George Mason University
Washington, DC

Jonell Logan
VP and Creative Director
McColl Center for Art & Innovation
Belmont, NC

Elizabeth Ochoa (Layperson)
Public Health Analyst
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Rockville, MD

Jenna Reineking
Executive Director
Tumblewheel Studios
Belfry, MT