FY 2005 Grant Awards:
Access to Artistic Excellence II
Dance | Design | Folk
& Traditional Arts | Literature | Local
Media Arts | Multidisciplinary | Museums | Music | Musical Theater
Presenting | Theater | Visual Arts
Some details of the projects listed below are subject to change, contingent upon prior
LOCAL ARTS AGENCIES
Art Commission of the City of New York
New York, NY
To support the first phase of the preservation of the commission's 18th- and 19th-century American portrait collection. Portraits of James Kent by Rembrandt Peale, Jacob Brown by John Wesley Jarvis, and Andrew Jackson by John Vanderlyn will be conserved.
Arts Center of the Capital Region
To support Media Direct, a residency program for contemporary visual artists. The project will place artists in residencies at media and communications-oriented businesses, and will include the production of a Web-based catalogue and exhibitions of the newly created work at the Art Center's main gallery.
Arts Council Silicon Valley
San Jose, CA
To support the Community Arts Fund (CAF). Now in its 15th year, the CAF will provide grants to support community-based artistic programs throughout Santa Clara County.
Bloomington Area Arts Council, Inc.
To support the Carved in Stone exhibition and accompanying artist residency program, Indiana Limestone Sculpture Symposium. The concurrent programs, which highlight southern Indiana's rich limestone heritage, will take place in Monroe County, Indiana, and attract limestone sculptors from throughout the United States.
Brooklyn Arts Council, Inc. (consortium)
To support the consortium project featuring a printmaking exhibition of American and French artists. In partnership with the Long University, Brooklyn, the exhibition will take place at venues in both New York and Paris.
Churchill Arts Council
To support a series of musical performances in recognition of the Council's 20th anniversary. Performances will feature jazz, folk, rock, classical, and world music at the Council's recently refurbished Oats Park Art Center.
City of Charleston, South Carolina
To support Songs of the Earth: Picccolo Spoleto 2006 presents a Harmonic Convergence of Music in Nature. Piccolo Spoleto, the outreach arm of Spoleto Festival USA, will present a series of masterworks for orchestra and ballet in Charleston's natural settings, as a centerpiece of the 2006 Festival program.
City of San Diego, California (on behalf of Commission for Arts and Culture)
San Diego, CA
To support the commission of visual installations for the city's new main library. Artists Donald Lipski, Gary Hill, Roy McMakin, and Einar and Jamex de la Torre have been selected to create site-specific artworks.
City of Tampa, Florida (on behalf of Department of Arts & Cultural Affairs, Public Art Program) (consortium)
To support Lights On Tampa, a consortium project. In partnership with Friends of Public Art, Inc., the City of Tampa will host the work of major and emerging contemporary artists working in light-based art and technology.
City of Ventura, California (on behalf of Office of Cultural Affairs)
To support the development of an assessment and conservation plan for the city's public art collection The collection is made up of 47 site-specific art works ranging from a small bronze to a monumental, award-winning bus transit center designed by Dennis Oppenheim.
Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz, CA
To support an artist residency program, Connecting Arts and Community. The David Dorfman Dance Company and About Productions, a theater company focusing on Latino heritage, will conduct outreach activities and perform for Santa Cruz County residents.
Kaw Valley Arts & Humanities, Inc.
Kansas City, KS
To support the Kansas City Kansas Street Blues Festival. Kaw Valley Arts & Humanities works with other city entities to present the festival that highlights the contributions of regional artists, and Kansas City's history in the development of the blues genre.
Lincoln Arts Council (consortium)
To support the Stories of Home Project, a consortium project lead by visual artist Pepón Osaria. Working in partnership with the Medici Foundation, the multidisciplinary public art project will use local families' stories to create sculptural reflections of home.
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Inc.
New York, NY
To support Workspace: 120 Broadway, an artist residency program. Workspace provides emerging to mid-career artists the opportunity to create new site-inspired work and to share that work with critics, curators, and new audiences through studio visits and an Open Studio weekend.
Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin (on behalf of Oneida Nation Arts Program)
To support Planting Seeds, an artist residency and training program. The project will include performances, residency activities, creation of joint marketing tools, and artist booking services.
Quad City Arts, Inc.
Rock Island, IL
To support the Visiting Artist Series. Focused on arts education and community outreach, the Series will present nationally acclaimed artists in residencies at schools and non-traditional sites throughout a six-county, rural, and urban region.
Schuylkill County Council for the Arts
To support Tribute to the Dorseys, a program inducting Big Band's Dorsey Brothers into the Council's Arts Hall of Fame. As part of the program, the New York Pops with Skitch Henderson and the Buddy Morrow Orchestra will honor native sons Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey with performances and musical workshops.
Westchester Arts Council
White Plains, NY
To support the creation of new work by Chris Burns and Stomu Miyazaki. The two Westchester artists have been selected to create two large-scale works for installation in the Council's gallery, the Grand Banking Room of the Arts Exchange.
National Endowment for the Arts · an independent federal agency
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20506