FY09 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

Rosine Bena, Genoa
Constance Ford, Las Vegas
Joshua Jessup, Minden
Candace Nicol, Sparks
Jacqueline Lyons, Las Vegas
Aaron Pellegrini, Yerington
George Perreault, Reno
Heather Protz, North Las Vegas
Mary Warner, Las Vegas

Choreography
Creative Fiction
Performance/Actor
Mixed Media
Creative Nonfiction
Music Composition
Poetry
Photography
Painting

$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

Anthony Alston, Reno
Lawrence Aynesmith, Incline Village
Galen Brown, Carson City
Cameron Crain,Reno
Andrew Kiraly, Las Vegas
Joshua Kryah, Henderson
Scott Lukas, Carson City
Stephanie Richardson, Sparks
Brent Sommehauser, Las Vegas

Mixed Media
Performance/Classical Guitar
Drawing
Performance/Director
Creative Fiction
Poetry
Creative Nonfiction
Performance/Director
Sculpture

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


Literary Arts Panelists
Aurelie Sheehan, author and Associate Professor of Fiction and Director of the Creative Writing Program, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Lance Larsen, poet and Associate Chair of the English Department, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Performing Arts Panelists
Karen Bryan, published author in the area of operatic studies, Associate Director for Research and Planning and member of musicology faculty, School of Music, Arizona State University, Tempe; AZ
Dan Kirsch, Executive and Artistic Director of the Diversionary Theatre, San Diego, CA

Visual Arts Panelists
Adriana Gallego, visual artist and Visual Arts Director, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Phoenix, AZ
Julia Latané, sculptor and former co-founder of the Museum of Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles, CA
Mark Masouoka, Executive Director and Chief Curator, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE