FY10 Artist Fellowship Grant Recipients

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


Fellowship

Media

Grant Award


William Cowee, Carson City
Elaine Parks, Tuscarora
Robert Leonard Reid, Carson City
Miguel Rodriguez, Las Vegas
Christopher Wrede, Reno

Poetry
Sculpture/Ceramic
Creative Nonfiction
Sculpture
Performance/Dance

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

Fellowship Honorable Mention Grantee

Media

Grant Award


Dean Burton, Reno
Robert Contreras, Las Vegas
Joshua Kryah, Henderson
Jennie Pitts, Gardnerville
Susan Priest, Gardnerville
Gary Reese, Las Vegas
Mark Wherry, Las Vegas

Photography
Performance/Choreography
Poetry
Theater Direction
Creative Fiction
Photography
Music Composition

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


Literary Arts Panelists
Maria Melendez, poet, contributing editor for ‘Latino Poetry Review’ and acquiring editor for Momotombo Press, Pueblo, CO
Sean Nevin, author, assistant director of The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing and director of the Young Writer’s Program at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Performing Arts Panelists
Bill Dobson, director, actor and founder of SRO Theatre in Portland, OR
John Gilbreath, executive director, Earshot Jazz, writer and radio host, Seattle, WA
Patricia Milich, choreographer, dancer and dance critic, and Public Awareness Coordinator, California Arts Council, Sacramento, CA

Visual Arts Panelists
Diana Daniels, associate curator, Crocker At Museum, Sacramento, CA
Ben Mitchell, senior curator of art, Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, and art editor of Basalt, the journal of Eastern Oregon University, Spokane, WA
Timothy Weber, artist, craftsman, former administrator, Appalachian Center for Craft and director of Visual Arts, Craft and Media, Tennessee Arts Commission, Nashville, TN