FY19 ARTIST FELLOWSHIP & FELLOWSHIP PROJECT GRANT RECIPIENTS

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


Fellowship

Media

Grant Award


Ann Keniston, Reno
Mark Maynard, Reno
Sherry Rosenthal, Las Vegas
Lindsay Wilson, Reno
Jennifer Grim, Las Vegas
Troy Heard, Las Vegas
Ann Marie Pereth, Las Vegas
Mykola Suk, Las Vegas

Poetry
Fiction
Fiction
Poetry
Music Performer/Flute
Theater Director
Theater Director
Music Performer/Piano

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


Fellowship Honorable Mention Grantee

Media

Grant Award


Brittany Bronson, Las Vegas
Annie Reed, Sparks
Amana Skenandore, Las Vegas
Rosie Trump, Reno
Jason Nious, Las Vegas
Raja Rahman, Las Vegas

Nonfiction
Fiction
Fiction
Choreographer
Dance Performer
Music Performer/Piano

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


An annual Fellowship Project grant of $7,000 was awarded to one artist who have received the maximum allowed number of NAC fellowships (two and more).

Fellowship Project Grant

Media

Grant Award

Las Vegas jazz musician and composerEugene Shapiro will create a recording of his original jazz compositions, followed by a concert at The Smith Center in Las Vegas.


Digital Audio Recording

$7,000


FY19 ARTIST FELLOWSHIP GRANT PANELISTS

Literary Arts Panelists: Mark E. Cull, author and Publisher of Red Hen Press, Los Angeles; Jennifer 8. Lee, CEO of Plympton, San Francisco; and David Potorti, Literature Director, North Carolina Arts Council, Raleigh.

Performing Arts and Fellowship Project Grant panelists: Tien Hsieh, classical pianist, Folsom; Jeffrey Herrmann, Managing Director, Seattle Repertory Theatre; and Helanius J. Wilkins, choreographer, performance artist and Assistant Professor of Dance, University of Colorado – Boulder.