Annual Artist Fellowship grants of $5,000 were awarded to five Fellows visual artists living in Nevada.
Matthew Couper, Las Vegas, Jen Graham, RenoSarah Lillegard, RenoMarshall Scheuttle, Las VegasAustin Pratt, Reno
A two-year Fellowship Project grant of $7,000 was awarded to one artist who has received the maximum allowed number of NAC fellowships (two and more).
Fellowship Project Grant
Reno poet, Ann Keniston will be working on two writing projects considering artistic creation, visual art in different media, the provenance of art, and the art market, with a focus on the artwork of the American West, especially Nevada. She will finish a poetry book-in-progress tentatively entitled Works on Paper. Plans to finish research for the manuscript by June 2021, finish drafting all its poems by December 2021, revise and submit individual poems to journals during the following year, and complete the manuscript in time for submission by December 2022.
A Poetry Book to include 60-80 poems
FY20 ARTIST FELLOWSHIP GRANT PANELISTS
Visual Arts Panelists: Ivan Lozano, installation/performance artist, Chicago, IL; Sheila Miles, painter, Santa Fe, NM; and Irene Tsatsos, an artist, writer, and Director of Exhibition Programs/Chief Curator at the Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA.
FY20 FELLOWSHIP PROJECT GRANT PANELISTS
Joe Atack, Director of Education, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, Reno, NV; Sarah Lillegard, Interdisciplinary Artist, Reno, NV; and Eric Neuenfeldt, Writer, Philo, CA