Past Grantmaking

Grants in 2019 for Arts, Culture, Humanities

127 Results totaling $
Alaska Chamber Singers(site)
Office furnishing and technology upgrades in Anchorage
Alaska Humanities Forum(site)
Magnetic North film series 2020 - 2022
Alaska Jewish Museum(site)
Air conditioning and collections management in Anchorage
Alaska Junior Theater(site)
Sabbatical for Lainie Dreas
Alaska Public Media, Inc.(site)
Premiere of 'Molly of Denali'
Alutiiq Heritage Foundation(site)
Pre-development for new museum in Kodiak
Anchorage Community Concert Band(site)
Musical instruments
Anchorage Library Foundation(site)
Upgrade equipment and technology in Anchorage
Anchorage Museum Association(site)
Born to Explore with Richard Wiese - Alaska Episode
Anchorage Museum Association(site)
Artist residencies and exhibitions in recognition of Pat Wolf
Arriaga, Indra
Project Award (New Genre) to complete 'Opaque Etymologies,' a work that includes poetry, intaglio prints, and performance
Athabascan Fiddlers Association(site)
KRFF Radio back-up transmitter in Fairbanks
Basile, Katie
Project Award (Visual Arts) to explore the changing climate in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta through photography and interviews with elders
Becker, Karl(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to produce paintings of the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and the Kennicott mine landscapes
Bethel Council on the Arts(site)
Sound equipment and storage cabinets
Bielawski, Kathleen
Project Award (Music Composition) to produce 'The Arctic Question,' a collection of 12 original songs
Blanchett, Stephen
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to focus on creation of Alaska Native music and dance, storytelling and teaching
Board and Staff-Directed Grants
Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust(site)
Post-production of the "Cannery Caretakers" history project
Bunnell Street Arts Center(site)
Informational signage for historical sites in Homer
Calista Education and Culture, Inc.(site)
Produce a bilingual manuscript "Kusquqvagmiut Naqait - Fish and Food of the People of the Kuskokwim"
Capital Community Broadcasting, Inc.(site)
Radio station broadcasting equipment in Juneau
City of Homer(site)
Books, media, and cabinets for the Homer Public Library
City of Kenai(site)
Security cameras in Old Town Kenai
Cook Inlet Housing Authority(site)
Renovate Church of Love in Anchorage
DeSmith, Kristin
Project Award (Crafts) to create "Evolution: Three," a story in ceramics that explores damage, heartbreak and hope
East HS Music and Fine Art Inc.
Concert grand piano
Fairbanks Children's Museum(site)
Mobile exhibits for the Museum Without Walls community program
Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre(site)
Renovate an outdoor theatre
Ford, Aurora
Artist Fellowship (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to write a creative non-fiction book about female mixed martial arts pioneers
Friends of Marie Drake Planetarium(site)
Digital projector for the planetarium in Juneau
Friends of the Sutton Library
Upgrade audio visual equipment and furnishings
Friends of the Thorne Bay Library
Technology upgrades
Goade, Michaela
Project Award (Visual Arts) to research and develop ideas for picture book projects
Green, Rhonda
Project Award (Crafts) to purchase equipment to create kinetic metal sculptures
Hagberg, Quinn Christopherson
Project Award (Music Composition) to purchase musical equipment and record first album
Hagen, Desiree
Project Award (Crafts) to purchase a hand papermaking tool and travel to a papermaking studio
Hagen, John Stanley(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to travel to Ugashik, AK and Bristol Bay seeking out and photographing natural inspirations for indigenous art
Hoagland, James
Artist Fellowship (Performance Art) to further develop as a drag queen performer through vocal training, costume design, and scriptwriting
Hobson-George, Anastasia
Project Award (Crafts) to travel and study Chilkat weaving, and design and weave a transitional tunic blanket
Ingman, John
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to advance skills and knowledge as an Uileann Piper
Interior and Arctic Alaska Aeronautical Foundation Inc.(site)
Upgrade the electrical system at the Pioneer Air Museum in Fairbanks
Juneau Community Foundation(site)
Theater materials and equipment
Juneau Community Foundation(site)
Speakers for a community concert organ
Juneau Ghost Light Theatre, Inc.(site)
Audio, visual, and backstage equipment
Kachemak Bay Broadcasting(site)
Technology upgrades in Homer
Kane, Joan Marie(site)
Artist Fellowship (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to revise two manuscripts into full-length books and to continue developing early-stage prose projects
Kasilof Public Library(site)
Collection enhancement
Koahnic Broadcast Corporation(site)
Earthquake related expenses in Anchorage
Kodiak Maritime Museum(site)
Complete the Thelma C viewing platform project
La Montagne, Robert A.
Artist Fellowship (Crafts) to construct a hot glass studio, and create wood and glass sculpture work
Lind, Peter(site)
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to upgrade workspace and expand carving work
Lynn Canal Broadcasting, Inc.(site)
Sabbatical for Kay Clements
Maldonado-Patrick, Carmen
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to rebuild writing studio, publish a collection of poetry and attend conference
Matanuska-Susitna Borough(site)
Replace Willow library and renovate community center
Mathias, Neva
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to prepare seal skin for making traditional Alaskan dolls, travel to acquire supplies, and teach her craft
McKinstry, Erin
Project Award (Media Arts) for an audio storytelling project about Alaska farmers, their connection to the land, and the impact of climate change
Meade, Marie
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to produce a music album that features traditional Yup'ik songs accompanied by modern instruments
Menzia, Rebecca
Project Award (Music Composition) to create a digital audio workspace and compose a set of songs for performance and digital release inspired by circumpolar landscapes
Museums Alaska Inc.(site)
Art Acquisition Fund
Native Village of Afognak(site)
Technology upgrades and repair skiff for the Dig Afognak Youth Camp
North Star Dance Foundation(site)
Sound system and soundproof dance studios in Fairbanks
Northern Culture Exchange(site)
Technology upgrades, program production, and travel
Petersburg Arts Council(site)
Update the Wright Auditorium lighting system
Petersburg Borough(site)
Petersburg Public Library self-checkout kiosk and collection enhancements
Prescott Martindale, Vivian Faith(site)
Artist Fellowship (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to write a full-length poetry manuscript on the changing climate in Alaska through indigenous S'ami values
Raven Radio Foundation(site)
Assessment of the translator broadcast infrastructure in Southeast Alaska
Reily, Sheryl(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to create "ReWilding," a series of large-scale, site-specific installations that merge human activity with expanses of wilderness, using projected images and video
Richard Nelson
2019 Distinguished Artist Award
Riemann, Kurt
Project Award (Music Composition) to complete a multimedia composition music with visual accompaniment, entitled "MARS", to be presented in planetariums with a live orchestra
Saclamana, Jerome
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to research museum collections in the Lower 48 and study with other carvers to prepare for creating new work in wood.
Schmidt, Tessa "Ellie"
Project Award (Multidiscipline) to finalize, print and bind a graphic poetry book that explores aging and transformation through a story of Yellowstone's wolves and start a second graphic poetry book about stories of Alaska women
Sheakley Jr., Jeffery P.
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to upgrade studio space and equipment in order to enhance his artistry, efficiency and safety
Tabbert, Sara(site)
Artist Fellowship (Wood Crafts) to develop new sculptural skills for an upcoming exhibit "Lowland" which will include new prints, painted panels and three large-scale carved wooden structures
Tahbone, Marjorie
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to create fancy fur parkas using hides from different arctic animals for woman, children, and men using patterns from Wales, Alaska
Talkeetna Community Radio(site)
Upgrade the KTNA radio station
Ted Stevens Foundation(site)
Statue installation at Ted Stevens International Airport
University of Alaska Foundation(site)
Upgrade the Place Where you Go to Listen exhibit at Museum of the North
University of Alaska Foundation(site)
Upgrade museum lighting in Fairbanks
Warren, Heather
Project Award (Multidiscipline) to attend a writer's retreat and create a full-length audio poetry book exploring the fluidity of their transgender identity
Weiss-Brooks, Gretchen
Project Award (Multidiscipline) to attend a writer's workshop and develop a collection of micro-stories with accompanying art about family and life in Southcentral Alaska in the 1980s
Western Arts Alliance(site)
Alaska artist fellowship development
Whitten, Bryan
Project Award (Media Arts) to produce a documentary detailing the history of the Nenana Ice Classic
Williamson, Anvil Catlin
Project Award (Visual Arts) to complete an art studio and purchase a ceramic kiln, and create a new body of animal sculpture for a scheduled solo exhibition at the Bear Gallery in Fairbanks
World ICE Association(site)
Upgrade technology, furniture, and equipment in Fairbanks
Technology and equipment for language preservation in Hydaburg