NAC SELECTS FY18 ARTIST FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS

NAC SELECTS FY18 ARTIST FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS

NAC has selected seven Nevada artists to receive FY18 Artist Fellowship funding and one Nevada artist to receive Fellowship Project grant. During public meetings held in June at Truckee Meadows Community College, panelists reviewed 47 applications submitted by artists working in visual arts and 6 applications working in literary and performing arts. After much discussion, the panels developed a list of recommendations, which the NAC Board considered and approved at its Board Meeting on June 28, 2017.

Four Artist Fellowships of $5,000 each were awarded in visual arts. Three Fellowship honorable mention awards of $500 were awarded as well. One artist will receive the FY17 Fellowship Project grant of $7,000. Congratulations to:

FY18 ARTIST FELLOWSHIP GRANT

  • Matthew Couper, painting, Las Vegas
  • Andreana Donahue, mixed media, Las Vegas
  • Bobbie Ann Howell, drawing, Las Vegas
  • Paul Baker Prindle, photography, Reno

FY18 ARTIST FELLOWSHIP HONORABLE MENTION GRANT

  • Donald Corpier Starr, drawing, Henderson
  • Gig S. Depio Jr., painting, Las Vegas
  • Jennifer Graham, mixed media, Reno

FY18 FELLOWSHIP PROJECT GRANT

  • Reno poet, Gailmarie Pahmeier will travel to the Nevada state parks, taking two-day residencies and while in residence, compose narratives about the residency experience, focusing primarily on the people she encounters in these often remote places.

PANELISTS

Matthew Chase-Daniel is the co-founder, co-owner, and co-curator of Axle Contemporary, a mobile gallery of art based in Santa Fe, NM. His photography and sculpture have been exhibited across the U.S. and in Europe, and he is represented in Santa Monica, CA by Craig Krull Gallery.

Visual artist, educator, and curator Julio César Morales currently is the curator of visual arts at Arizona State University Art Museum in Tempe, AZ.  He was the founder and co-curator for Queens Nails Annex/Projects, an artist-run project space in San Francisco, and a former adjunct professor at The San Francisco Art Institute and associate professor in Curatorial Studies at The California College for the Arts in Oakland, CA.

Phoebe Toland is an abstract painter and printmaker. She has taught at all levels, from college to preschool and was on the artist-in-schools roster in Montana for 20 years.  She is a recipient of an Artist Trust Fellowship award from the state of WA, a Gottlieb Foundation Award and several grant awards in Montana.

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