FY12 Artist Fellowship Grant Recipients

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

Fellowship

Media

Grant Award


Josh Galarza, Minden
Ahren Hertel, Reno
Carrie Ann Lahain, Las Vegas
Paul Roth, Reno
Brent Sommerhauser, Las Vegas
Maythinee Alisa Washington, Las Vegas

Creative Non Fiction
Painting
Creative Fiction
Music Performance/Saxophone
Sculpture
Theater Performance/Actor

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


Fellowship Honorable Mention

Media

Grant Award

Linda Alterwitz, Las Vegas
Dean Burton, Reno
Jenny Burrows, Reno
Catherine Cotter, Reno
Joshua Kryah, Henderson
Tracy McQuay, Carson City
Susan Priest, Gardnerville
Boris Shapiro, Las Vegas
Stephanie Richardson, Sparks

Photography
Photography
Installation/Performance Art/New Technologies
Performance/vocal
Poetry
Writing for Children & Young Adult
Creative Prose/Nonfiction,
Music Performance/Jazz Drums
Theater Performance/Actor

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


Literary Arts Panelists
Debra Gwartney, Author and Professor of Nonfiction Writing, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
Lowell Jaeger, Poet and Professor of Creative Writing, Flathead Community College, Kalispell, MT.

Performing Arts Panelists
Victoria Panella Bourns, Program Manager, Salt Lake City County Zoo, Arts and Parks, Salt Lake City, UT
Mike Musik, Cultural Events Coordinator, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL.

Visual Arts Panelists
Claudio Dicochea, painter, Scottsdale, AZ
Eileen Doktorski, Chair of Art Department, Mt San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, CA
Donna Poulton, Associate Curator of Utah and Western Art, Utah’s Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT.