2010 Grant Awards: Access to Artistic Excellence
[ March 12, 2009 deadline ]
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Some details of the projects listed below are subject to change, contingent upon prior
Abington Art Center
To support Green Acres, a residency and site-specific installation opportunity for artists. Works will explore issues of farming, sustainability, and local food production.
American Academy in Rome
New York, NY
To support residency opportunities for visual artists. American artists will be given the opportunity to spend a year in Rome engaged in the creation, interpretation, and presentation of artistic work.
Archie Bray Foundation (aka the Bray)
To support an artist residency program. Residency activities will include public demonstrations and programs and an exhibition of representative work of the participating artists.
Art Papers, Inc.
To support publication of the journal Art Papers, and its related lecture series, Art Papers Live!, and development of a new website. In its 33rd year, Arts Papers is a bi-monthly visual arts publication that presents the work of contemporary regional and emerging artists who otherwise would not be recognized.
Artpace, Inc. (aka Artpace San Antonio)
San Antonio, TX
To support residencies for artists to create new work. Participating artists will be provided with housing, work space, technical assistance, transportation costs, and a stipend for a two-month residency.
Arts & Services for Disabled
Long Beach, CA
To support exhibition opportunities for artists with developmental disabilities. To eliminate many of the barriers that disabled artists face, Arts & Services for Disabled will organize exhibitions at 10 different venues throughout Los Angeles County.
Brandywine Graphic Workshop, Inc.
To support Art and Reflection: New Narratives and Reinterpretations. Artists will be provided with resources, facilities, and technical assistance to experiment with new work in printmaking.
Center for Exploratory and Perceptual Arts (aka CEPA Gallery)
To support the exhibition Art of War. The exhibition will feature an international group of artists working in a variety of photo-related media to address recent global conflicts.
Center for Photography at Woodstock, Inc.
To support a residency program for photographers. Artists will be provided studio and darkroom access, equipment, an honorarium, lodging, and meals for residencies as long as six weeks.
Center for Women & Their Work (aka Women & Their Work)
To support a series of solo exhibitions for young and emerging women artists of Texas. The exhibitions will be accompanied by catalogues, educational programs, and outreach activities.
To support an artist residency program. Artists will be provided with two types of residency opportunities, the short-term Guest Artist in Residency Program and the longer-term Resident Artist Program.
Coleman Center for the Arts (aka Coleman Center for Arts And Culture)
To support a public art project by Alfredo Jaar. Jaar will directly involve residents from a poor rural county in the Black Belt region of Alabama in the development of artistic content.
Columbia College Chicago (on behalf of Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women & Gender)
To support the exhibition Congo/Women Portraits of War: The Democratic Republic of Congo. Organized by the Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women & Gender as a traveling exhibition, the project will examine the harsh realities of war and sexual violence facing women and girls.
Creative Growth, Inc. (aka Creative Growth Art Center)
To support Beyond Our Walls: Breaking New Ground. A series of studio arts workshops for adults with disabilities, a visiting artists program, an exhibition series, a publicity campaign, and a publication will involve artists with disabilities as a vital part of the arts community.
Creative Time, Inc. (aka Creative Time)
New York, NY
To support Key to the City, a public art project by Paul Ramirez Jonas. The project will re-imagine the symbolic "key to the city" as an actual master key, available to everyday citizens to unlock more than 30 sites across the five boroughs of New York City.
CUE Art Foundation
New York, NY
To support a solo exhibition series featuring the work of under-recognized artists, with accompanying catalogues. Artists are selected by a rotating group of curators, selected annually by a curatorial advisory committee.
Elsewhere, Inc (aka Elsewhere Artist Collaborative)
To support a residency opportunity for emerging visual artists. Artists will be given the opportunity to spend one month engaged in the creation and presentation of artistic work using the unique inventory of a former thrift store.
En Foco, Inc.
To support publication of the bilingual photography journal Nueva Luz. Each issue will feature the work of emerging photographers of color, an essay by a guest critic/editor, and a comprehensive listing of career opportunities and other resources for photographers.
FORECAST Public Artworks (aka Forecast Public Art)
To support the publication of Public Art Review. Two topics of current interest in the public art field -- the use of realism and figurative sculpture in public art projects and public art in New Zealand and Australia -- will be explored in the 2010 journals.
To support FotoFest 2010. The biennial photography festival includes exhibitions, symposia, workshops, artist portfolio reviews, and a catalogue.
Galería/Studio 24 (aka Galería de la Raza)
San Francisco, CA
To support two exhibitions featuring work by prominent California Latino artists from the late 20th century. The exhibitions, with accompanying online catalogues and public programming, are planned to coincide with the 40th anniversary of Galería de La Raza.
To support critical writing for the online resource Glasstire. Exhibition reviews, artist interviews, and features will be commissioned for this online resource dedicated to the visual arts in Texas.
Houston Center for Photography
To support publication of the journal Spot and related outreach efforts. Each issue will be guest-edited and will feature the work of promising photographers.
International Print Center New York
New York, NY
To support the New Prints Program. The series of exhibitions is designed to bring printmaking to a wider audience.
International Sculpture Center, Inc. (aka Sculpture magazine)
To support production of Sculpture magazine. Solicited articles will focus on current work of artists, events, and public art projects.
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Inc.
To support Jamaica Flux: Workspaces & Windows. The project will commission site-specific work by 25 artists in indoor and outdoor spaces along Jamaica Avenue in the New York City borough of Queens.
Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Inc.
Oklahoma City, OK
To support the exhibition Art 365. Emerging Oklahoma artists will be invited to create new work in consultation with a curator; the new work will be documented through a catalogue and website.
Penland School of Crafts, Inc.
To support an artist residency program. Artists will be provided with resources, facilities, and technical assistance for a two year project period in a variety of residency opportunities including the Resident Artist program, the Core Fellowship, and the Duensing Letterpress and Print Residencies.
To support production of a catalogue to document Philagrafika 2101: The Graphic Unconscious. A suite of exhibitions and installations at venues in Philadelphia, The Graphic Unconscious refers to the ubiquitous presence of printed matter in daily visual culture.
Photo-Based Art (aka Blind Spot)
New York, NY
To support publication of the journal Blind Spot and related public events. A semi-annual publication that covers photography, each issue of Blind Spot presents the work of living artists who create photography-based work.
Pilchuck Glass School
To support an artist residency program. Artists will be provided with resources, facilities, and technical assistance for a variety of residency opportunities including the John Hauberg Fellowship, a summer residency, and an emerging artist program.
To support Oakland Visionaries. The series of solo exhibitions will feature new work by Oakland-based artists.
Project Row Houses
To support a residency program for artists to undertake projects in Houston's Third Ward. The project's three components include installation opportunities for artists in shotgun-style row houses, a summer studio program for students, and the participation of artists in a public art project.
Project X Foundation for Art and Criticism (aka X-TRA Magazine)
Los Angeles, CA
To support the reviews section of X-Tra Magazine. A quarterly visual arts publication, X-Tra is distributed to galleries, museums, and art schools throughout Southern California and to subscribers across the country.
Real Art Ways, Inc.
To support Step Up 2010, an exhibition series and catalogues featuring the work of emerging artists in New York state and New England. A jury of artists and curators will select artists for solo exhibitions.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ
To support the Fertile Crescent: Contemporary Women Artists of the Middle Eastern Diaspora. The project will present a group exhibition and other programming by artists of Middle Eastern descent at the Douglass Library Galleries.
San Francisco Camerawork, Inc.
San Francisco, CA
To support New Narrative Collaborations. The project will examine the relationship between photography and the literary arts.
Sculpture Space, Inc.
To support a residency program for sculptors. Artists from outside New York state will be given the opportunity to create new work during two-month residencies at a former steam engine and boilerworks plant.
To support the World Artists Program, a residency opportunity for national and international artists to create new work. Participating artists will be provided with studio space, an honorarium, a stipend, and a materials budget.
To support the Framework Panel Series. A series of free public discussions designed to stimulate dialogue about contemporary visual art, the series is presented in partnership with various District of Columbia cultural institutions and venues.
To support Renovating Walden, a commissioned project by J. Morgan Puett & Mark Dion.
University of Idaho (on behalf of Pritchard Art Gallery)
To support Kota Ezawa, Painting Photography Film, an exhibition at the Pritchard Art Gallery, with accompanying catalogue and education programs. San Francisco-based artist Ezawa (b. 1969) combines new and traditional media in conceptually intriguing ways with resulting works taking various forms as framed prints, light boxes, flat-screen displays and multi-channel projections.
University of Texas at El Paso (on behalf of Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Art Center)
El Paso, TX
To support Mexico 2010: 100 Years After the Revolution. The multi-faceted project at the Stanlee and Geraldine Rubin Art Center will include exhibitions, a new media seminar, and a site-specific projection/installation.
Waco Cultural Arts Fest
To support the installation of site-specific outdoor sculptures by Patrick Dougherty. The artist will work with community volunteers during a month-long residency to realize three works of woven and twisted tree saplings along a five mile stretch of the Brazos River to include downtown Waco, Baylor University, and the North Waco neighborhood of Cameron Park.
Wave Hill, Inc. (Consortium)
To support Propagating Eden, a travelling exhibition and catalogue exploring the uses and techniques of nature printing from the 18th century to today. The project builds upon an existing exhibition of historic material organized by the International Print Center.
Wood Turning Center
To support the International Turning Exchange. Artists will be given the opportunity to create new work during an eight-week residency program.
ZeroOne - The Art and Technology Network (aka ZER01) (Consortium)
San Jose, CA
To support the commissioning component for Build Your Own World, the 01SJ Biennial. Held in San Jose, the biennial's theme for 2010 will investigate how artists, designers, engineers, and others can interpret and affect the future through the creation of artwork that intersects with technology and digital culture.
National Endowment for the Arts · an independent federal agency
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20506