FY08 Artist Fellowship Grant Recipients

Annual Artist Fellowship grants of $5,000 were awarded to nine Fellows and nine Honorable Mention grants of $500 to literary, performing and visual artists living in Nevada.


Fellowship

Media

Grant Award

Rebekah Bogard, Reno
Shan Michael Evans, Las Vegas
Cindie Geddes, Reno
Karen Haid, Las Vegas
Bernard J. Jackson, Las Vegas
Erik Lauritzen, Reno
Matthew O’Brien, Las Vegas
Cristina Natsuko Paulos, Henderson
Benjamin S. Rogers, Reno

Sculpture
Media Arts
Creative Fiction
Performance/Flute
Performance/Dance
Photography
Creative Nonfiction
Performance/Puppetry
Creative Fiction

$5,000
$5,000
$5,000
$5,000
$5,000
$5,000
$5,000
$5,000
$5,000

Fellowship Honorable Mention Grantee

Media

Grant Award

Mary Bennett, Reno
Gary Robert Buchanan, Reno
Michael Croft, Reno
Justin Evans, West Wendover
Delores Nast, Las Vegas
Candace Nicol, Sparks
George Perreault, Reno
Jeanmarie Simpson, Reno
Brent Sommehauser, Las Vegas

Performance/Actor
Music Composition
Creative Fiction
Poetry
Painting
Mixed Media
Poetry
Theater Direction
Sculpture

$500
$500
$500
$500
$500
$500
$500
$500
$500


Literary Arts Panelists
Lisa D. Chavez
, poet and Professor of Creative Writing, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. NM
Michael Shay, fiction writer and Individual Artists’ Program Specialist, Wyoming Arts Council, Cheyenne, WY

Performing Arts Panelists
Wayne Cook, actor and Manager of Arts in Education, California Arts Council, Sacramento , CA
John C. Thompson, violinist, Utah Symphony and Salt Lake Chamber Ensemble, Salt Lake City, UT

Visual Arts Panelists
Kathleen Loe, visual artist and Director of Painting and Critical Studies, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO
Cordell A. Taylor, sculptor, furniture maker and gallery owner , Salt Lake City, UT