2007 Grant Awards: Access to Artistic Excellence
[ March 13, 2006 deadline ]
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Some details of the projects listed below are subject to change, contingent upon prior
Anderson Ranch Arts Foundation (aka Anderson Ranch Arts Center)
Snowmass Village, CO
To support an artist residency program. Artists will receive studio space, equipment and materials, meals, housing, travel, and exhibition opportunities to experiment with digital media.
Apex Art Curatorial Program (aka apexart)
New York, NY
To support an international artist residency program to promote cultural exchange. Artists who reside outside of the United States and have never visited New York City are recommended for the program by curators, critics, and arts professionals from their home countries.
Archie Bray Foundation
To support a visiting artist residency program. An exhibition will feature representative work by participating artists; public programs and demonstrations will complement the residencies.
Art in General, Inc.
New York, NY
To support the New Commissions Program. As many as 10 artists will receive an honorarium, a venue for exhibition, and logistical, administrative, and conceptual support to develop their work. The artists also will be included in a publication about the program.
Art Papers, Inc.
To support reviews of contemporary artists' work in the bi-monthly journal Art Papers. The reviews section includes an average of 32 articles by writers, many of whom will be published for the first time.
Artists Alliance, Inc.
New York, NY
To support a studio program for artists. Participating artists will be provided access to studio space, equipment, and technical support.
ArtLies (aka ARTLIES - The Texas Art Journal)
To support the reviews section of the journal ArtLies. A quarterly publication that covers the visual arts in Texas, ArtLies includes an average of 25 reviews per issue and is distributed in more than 30 Texas cities and towns.
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.
New Haven, CT
To support creation of new work by artists as part of a 10th anniversary celebration of the city's open studio program. A dozen artists (former participants in the open studio program) will be commissioned to make work to be installed in public lobbies of major buildings around the town's central park.
Artspace, Inc. (Consortium)
New Haven, CT
To support 50,000 Beds, a video art exhibition. As many as 40 artists will be commissioned to create video-based work inspired by tourism and the hospitality industry in partnership with the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum.
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
To support residencies for artists to create new work. Participating artists will be provided with housing, workspace, technical assistance, and a monthly stipend for two- to four-month residencies.
Bronx Council on the Arts, Inc. (on behalf of Longwood Arts Project)
To support cyberspace residencies that enable artists to work with advanced computer technology. An exhibition of completed works will be hosted on Longwood's online cyber gallery; public programs and demonstrations will complement the residencies.
Delta Axis Inc.
To support the presentation of a series of solo exhibitions in the Power House, a circa-1914 renovated historic building. The exhibitions, shown in the 4,000 square-foot brick and glass structure, will feature the work of Alec Soth, Catherine Sullivan, Virginia Overton, and Trisha Donnelly.
Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator, Inc.
To support the Caribbean Crossroads Series. The project will present solo and group exhibitions featuring the work of emerging Caribbean artists.
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.
San Francisco, CA
To support a residency program for artists to investigate the nature of place. As many as six artists will be provided with housing, workspace, technical assistance, and a monthly stipend.
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 & Learning, Inc.
To support the implementation phase of 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.
Light Work Visual Studies, Inc.
To support a residency program for artists and the publication of their work in Contact Sheet - The Light Work Annual. Participating artists' work will also be made available on Light Work's online database, an ever-expanding collection of more than 2,100 images, essays, and biographical information.
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Inc. (aka LACE)
Los Angeles, CA
To support a mobile community-based public art project. Targeted to specific Los Angeles neighborhoods, Karaoke Ice is a project by a collaborative team of artists that includes Nancy Nowacek, Katie Salen, and Marina Zurkow.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (aka MIT) (on behalf of Center for Advanced Visual Studies)
To support a multi-tiered, interdisciplinary residency program. Artists participating in the residencies at MIT's Center for Advanced Visual Studies will receive a stipend, travel costs, use of the facilities, and housing.
Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Inc.
Oklahoma City, OK
To support Articulate, a commissioning and exhibition opportunity for Oklahoma artists. As many as six artists will receive an honorarium, a venue for exhibition, and logistical, administrative, and conceptual support to develop their work. The artists will also be included in a publication about the program.
Philadelphia Print Collaborative (aka Philagrafika)
To support (Re)Print. The exhibition, residencies, and public programming will examine how printmaking has become a key tool in contemporary artistic practice.
Pilchuck Glass School
To support a summer artist residency program. Artists will be provided with resources, facilities, and technical assistance to experiment with new work in glass.
Pittsburgh Glass Center Inc.
To support a summer artist residency program. Artists will be provided with resources, facilities, and technical assistance for exploration in glass making.
Project Row Houses
To support a residency program for artists to undertake projects in Houston's Third Ward. The project's three components are: installation opportunities for artists in shotgun-style row houses, a summer studio program for students, and the participation of artists in a public art program.
Provisions Learning Project (aka Provisions Library)
To support Out on Site, a series of temporary public art installations in the Washington region. Artists commissioned to make work for the project are Yoko Ono, Brad McCallum, Jacqueline Tarry, and Matt Mullican.
Public Art Fund Inc.
New York, NY
To support In the Public Realm. The project provides emerging artists with the opportunity to develop temporary art projects in an urban context that will be documented in a series of publications.
Real Art Ways, Inc.
To support an exhibition series 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.
Rhizome Communications, Inc. (aka Rhizome.org)
New York, NY
To support the Commissions Program. As many as 11 artists will receive an honorarium; logistical, administrative, and conceptual support to develop new media work; and upon completion, a venue for exhibition online.
Rochester Art Center
To support Warren Mackenzie: The Legacy of an American Potter. The exhibition will feature work by a central figure in the Studio Pottery Movement.
San Francisco Camerawork, Inc.
San Francisco, CA
To support the photography exhibition The Katien Project. The project will feature new work by Japanese artist Katsushige Nakahashi.
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.
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Inc.
New York, NY
To support a residency program for emerging visual artists. Artists will be provided with a private studio, full room and board, and weekly private and group critiques by a faculty of leading professional artists.
Smack Mellon Studios, Inc.
To support a program to provide artists with access to studio space, equipment, technical support, and an honorarium. Artists responding to an open call will be selected by a panel of artists, curators, and critics for residency periods of one year.
Socrates Sculpture Park, Inc.
Long Island City, NY
To support an artist residency and commissioning program for the production and presentation of large-scale sculpture. The artists' work is presented at a riverfront park in an industrial neighborhood.
Space One Eleven, Inc. (aka SOE)
To support Shifting Planes: Artists In and Out of the New South. The exhibition and public programming will feature work by contemporary artists who have emigrated from France, Singapore, India, Mexico, and Ireland to the American South - specifically Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina.
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.
Spoleto Festival USA (Consortium)
To support the creation of a public art work in an historic African American post-Civil War settlement community in Charleston. Artist Frances Whitehead, working with the Charleston Horticultural Society, will create a permanent historic horticultural site at the Borough Houses.
Visual Studies Workshop, Inc.
To support a residency program in photography, bookmaking, digital imaging, and video. Participating artists will receive a stipend, travel costs, use of the facilities, training, and housing for one-month residencies.
Wheaton Village, Inc. (on behalf of Creative Glass Center of America)
To support a residency program for emerging and mid-career glass artists. Artists will be provided with housing, a stipend, studio facilities, and technical assistance to work in glass.
White Columns, Inc.
New York, NY
To support the White Rooms Project, an exhibition series featuring the work of emerging artists. Artists are selected by the curator of White Columns from an artists registry that includes the work of approximately 700 artists who do not have New York gallery representation.
Women's Studio Workshop, Inc.
To support residencies for artists at a print and paper making facility. Artists will be provided with a stipend, housing, studio space, technical and production assistance, a materials allowance, and travel costs for an eight-week residency.
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.
National Endowment for the Arts · an independent federal agency
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20506