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.
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
Fellowship Honorable Mention
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
Installation/Performance Art/New Technologies
Writing for Children & Young Adult
Music Performance/Jazz Drums
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.