Past Grantmaking

Individual Artist Award

480 Results totaling $
Abdihodzic, Armin
Artist Fellowship (Performance Presentation/Interpretation) for a concert-level classical guitar and coaching
$18,0002018
Abraham, Jack Ayap'run(site)
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to take time to expand a body of work.
$12,0002005
Abraham, Margaret Agnes
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to continue creating dolls, mukluks, yo-yos, and baskets.
$12,0002007
Adams, Brian Caleb(site)
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) to travel to Canada, Greenland, and Russia to create photographs for a book "I Am Inuit"
$18,0002018
Adams, John Luther(site)
2010 Distinguished Artist (Music Composition)
$25,0002010
Adams, John Luther(site)
Project Award (Music Composition) to support recording a new full-length orchestral work for release on compact disc.
$5,0002005
Allison, Christiane
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to self-publish a second children's picture book, "Where Is Uncle?"
$7,5002018
Amason, Alvin Eli
2018 Distinguished Artist Award
$40,0002018
Amason, Alvin Eli
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) to take time to return to spiritual and cultural roots to explore, revisit, and create new work.
$12,0002004
Amore, Martha Jean
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) to write short stories and attend two Alaskan conferences.
$7,5002015
Anderson, Carmel Irons(site)
Project award (visual arts) to create a body of work that focuses on foster children.
$7,5002017
Anderson, Emily(site)
Project award (music composition) to compose, and produce an album.
$7,5002016
Anderson, Robert Hall(site)
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) to focus on completion of photography book which highlights the last 25 years of his documentation of the daily life in Ketchikan, Alaska.
$12,0002006
Anjum, Shehla C.
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) to complete series of essays.
$7,5002014
Armstrong, Audrey A.
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to make fish-skin baskets, with a goal of having about 10 pieces ready for exhibit in 2009.
$5,0002008
Aronson, Caleb(site)
Project Award (Music Composition) to record and produce a second CD.
$5,0002006
Atchak, Earl
Artist fellowship (folk and traditional art) to exhibit work outside of Alaska and to build a studio.
$18,0002017
Atchak, Earl
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to collect materials and construct "Nepcetaq" (Shaman's) masks.
$5,0002011
Athorp, Everett
Project award (folk and traditional arts) to build a traditional Haida canoe.
$7,5002017
Athorp, Everett
Project award (folk and traditional arts) to build a studio.
$7,5002014
Aube, Anne(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to support travel and living expenses in Tokyo, Japan to promote work with Galeria de Muerte and visit textile museums.
$4,9252009
Ayek, Sylvester
2004 Distinguished Artist Award (Visual Arts) to return to Nome and build a studio space
$25,0002004
Bader, Tracy Anna(site)
Project award (visual arts) for studio space and art supplies.
$7,5002014
Ballas, Teeka(site)
Project award (multidiscipline/new genre) to purchase video equipment and travel for research.
$7,5002014
Baltuck, Constance(site)
Project award (visual arts) to produce paintings for an exhibit at the Juneau Douglas City Museum.
$7,5002013
Baron, Jennifer Elizabeth
Project Award (Visual Arts) to rent studio space, set up darkroom, and take time to create new work.
$5,0002006
Basarab, Vlad(site)
Project Award (Performance Art) for electronic equipment to expand work to a more professional level.
$5,0002007
Battreall, Carl(site)
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) to complete the photographs for "An Intimate Portrait of Alaska's Glaciers" and a limited edition book and print set
$12,0002008
Bavilla, Vernon Samuel
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to upgrade his studio space and purchase additional tools.
$5,0002006
Baxter, Diane L.
Project Award (Multidiscipline/New Genre) to purchase equipment to incorporate sound into her clay sculptures.
$4,0802007
Beaty, Sarah(site)
Project Award (Crafts) to build a kiln.
$5,0002005
Behnke, Megan I.
Project Award (Presentation/Interpretation) to attend Shakespeare summer acting course at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
$5,0002011
Bellamy, Annette Elizabeth
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) to expand her creative work through residencies, collaboration with other ceramic artists, and exploring casting techniques.
$12,0002006
Benning, Karen
Project Award (Literary Arts) to write her first book "The Third Element: A Memoir."
$5,0002010
Berryman, Sabrena
Artist fellowship (choreography) to produce a new dance piece that represents the four seasons on film.
$18,0002017
Berryman, Sabrena
Project award (choreography) to create a dance production in Homer.
$7,5002014
Biden, Ruth
Project Award (Visual) to purchase studio equipment and training with portrait artist, and prepare eight new paintings.
$5,0002011
Birdsall, Sarah J.
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) to build a portable writing studio and complete a draft of her novel, "Wild River, Wild Rose."
$7,5002015
Blanchett, Phillip
Artist fellowship (presentation/interpretation) to develop a theatrical performance that communicates Yup'ik cultural values.
$18,0002016
Blanchett, Stephen
Artist fellowship (music composition) to create a solo production of Yup'ik, Tsimshian, and English songs.
$18,0002016
Blankenship, Elizabeth S.
Artist fellowship (crafts) to attend conferences and residencies.
$18,0002017
Blankenship, Elizabeth S.
Project award (crafts) to attend a one-week Haystack Mountain School beading workshop.
$2,8002012
Bohrer, Caressa(site)
Project Award (Music Composition) to purchase music recording equipment for CD production.
$5,0002011
Boyan, Katherine M.(site)
Artist Fellowship (Crafts) to prepare beadwork pieces for a solo show about dip netting for red salmon on the Kasilof River.
$12,0002011
Boyechko, Yaroslav
Project award (media arts) to produce more documentaries about Alaskans.
$5,0002012
Boyle, Keeley
Project award (music composition) to purchase recording equipment.
$7,5002013
Brashear, James J.
Project Award (Crafts) to bring water and ventilation into ceramics studio.
$5,0002011
Brown, Kim A.
Project Award (Visual Arts) to create and show new work in collaboration with photographer Maria Martinez-Canas, at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Miami, Florida.
$5,0002005
Butler, Emily C. Dba Marian Call(site)
Project award (music composition) to write original songs.
$7,5002017
Byl, Christine
Project award (literary/scriptworks) for a book tour following 'Dirt Work's' publication.
$7,5002013
Byl, Christine
Project Award (Literary Arts) to continue editing and revising a completed manuscript, "Dirt Work: An Education on the Ground," and attend the Breadloaf Writer's Conference.
$5,0002009
Carlin, Christopher E.(site)
Project award (crafts) for safety improvements to his Anchorage Studio where he makes bamboo fly rods.
$7,5002015
Carlo, Kathleen
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to develop a new body of work.
$12,0002005
Carroll, Alisa Christine
Project Award (Visual Arts) to build a Minnesota Flat Top Car Kiln for high firing porcelain and stoneware.
$5,0002005
Catherino, Dolores(site)
Artist Fellowship (Music Composition) to create a video documentation and publication of a polychromatic music composition
$18,0002018
Chadwick, Jerah E.
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to take time to work on a manuscript-in-progress, "Village Beneath the Pavement."
$5,0002004
Childs III, Lucian A.
Project award (literary/scriptworks) to participate in writers conferences (Anchorage).
$7,5002013
Christianson, Susan Stark
Artist Fellowship (Media Arts) to develop a new documentary film that expands on concepts in the film "The Wisdom of the Grandmothers"
$18,0002018
Chung, Thomas
Project award (visual arts) to travel around Alaska to gather stories and to produce ten large scale oil paintings.
$7,5002016
Churchill, Delores E.
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to film and edit the process of finishing baskets on a DVD to be included in a book about basket weaving
$7,5002018
Churchill, Delores E.
2006 Distinguished Artist Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to write and publish a book on traditional weaving
$25,0002006
Co, Kevin Climaco
Project Award (Media Arts) to make an experimental documentary on the salmon of Bristol Bay.
$5,0002007
Cohen, Sarah
Project Award (Visual) to create separate glassworking studio with equipment and ventilation.
$5,0002011
Compton, Amanda Tatter Kulik
Project award (media arts) to produce an hour long radio show about Alaskans.
$7,5002014
Conarro, Ryan
Project Award (Performance Arts) to attend Eugene O’Neill National Puppetry Conference from June 11 to 19 at the University of Connecticut, and Juniper Tree School for Puppetry Arts in Boulder, Colorado.
$5,0002011
Conti, Michael(site)
Project award (multidiscipline/new genre) to work on a solo exhibit for the Anchorage Museum.
$7,5002015
Conti, Michael(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to create photo illustrations of two short stories by Hemingway and London.
$5,0002005
Cook, Kathie L.
Project award (crafts) to purchase fabric, dyes and printing equipment.
$7,5002013
Corbett, Joshua
Project award (visual arts) to travel to St. Lawrence Island to document the impacts of climate change on rural subsistence lifestyles.
$7,5002016
Cover, Beverly Jean
Project Award (Visual Arts) for photographic and framing supplies to prepare for a solo exhibit at the Anchorage Museum of History and Art.
$4,8002006
Cranston, Kristina M.
Project award (folk and traditional arts) for travel and purchase art supplies.
$7,5002014
Criswell, Janice Lynn
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to create larger woven works and upgrade studio space.
$12,0002007
Dalthorp, Pedar Roy(site)
Project award (visual arts) to travel to an art symposium in the Czech Republic.
$7,5002014
Dalton, Jack J.(site)
Artist fellowship (presentation/interpretation) to document and archive storytelling.
$12,0002012
Damberg, John(site)
Artist Fellowship (Music Composition/Jazz) to study Brazilian and Afro-Cuban musical styles.
$12,0002010
Daoust, Andrew
Project Award (Visual Arts) to build a state-of-the-art kiln to produce large-scale architectural art glass pieces.
$5,0002004
Daughhetee, Mark(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to prepare for three solo exhibitions and to buy a large-format printer.
$4,9902005
Davies, Sarah Elizabeth(site)
Project award (visual arts) to complete a public art installation consisting of 100 life-sized figures.
$7,5002015
Davis, Olena
Artist fellowship (literary arts/scriptworks) to turn a new hybrid form of writing into a novella.
$18,0002017
Davis, Olena
Project Award (Literary Arts) to support living expenses while she focuses on writing poetry.
$5,0002009
Davis, Olena
Artist Fellowship (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to continue to create work.
$12,0002005
Davis, Roblin Gray(site)
Project Award (Performance Art) to create and perform a new solo show, "Soaked"
$7,5002018
Davis, Roblin Gray(site)
Project Award (performance art) to attend a Shakespere's Rhetoric workshop and begin a collaborative show.
$5,0002012
DeRocchi, Alanna
Project award (visual arts) to research, travel, and purchase materials required to create a new, expansive body of sculptural work for a solo exhibition.
$7,5002017
Decker, Donald D.
2016 Distinguished Artist Award.
$40,0002016
Dee, Jacob
Project Award (Music Composition) for equipment, post production of an album, and touring to promote the album
$7,5002018
Demery, Brandon C.
Project Award (Presentation/Interpretation) to direct, design, and perform in a one-person production to tour in Alaska.
$5,0002011
Demientieff, Daisy
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to gather willow roots and other natural materials for her basket weaving.
$4,5352006
Demientieff-Worl, Rico Rodolfo(site)
Project award (visual arts) to expand from two-dimensional work into three dimensions, using bronze and 3-D printing.
$7,5002015
DiGennaro, James Henry
Project award (crafts) for training and studio upgrades.
$7,5002014
Dickerson, Scott(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to purchase a paramotor (essentially a powered paraglider) to allow him to increase his aerial photography opportunities.
$5,0002009
Diemer, Gretchen
Project Award (Literary Arts) to promote her first book, a full-length volume of poetry.
$3,9482008
Dowdy, Rachelle Lea
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) to complete the construction of a studio building to produce larger scale works.
$12,0002006
Draper, Melina
Project Award (literary arts/scriptworks) to publicize "Two Shores" publication.
$5,0002012
Duffy, Anne(site)
Artist fellowship (crafts) to create a new larger scale body of work.
$18,0002013
Duffy, Anne(site)
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) to devote time and resources to a group exhibition.
$12,0002006
Eads, Emerson William(site)
Project award (music composition) to write a children's opera based on an adaption of Yeat's Pot of Broth.
$7,5002015
Ehlers, Anna
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to explore applications of metalwork and mixed media with artists Richard Beasley and Nick Galanin to create new original Chilkat work.
$12,0002009
Eissler, Richard Alan
Project award (visual arts) for more shows and publish a book highlighting black and white work.
$4,5002012
Ellefson, Merry C.
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) for time and travel to develop a performance piece inspired by a story of a man lost on an ice floe
$7,5002018
Ellefson, Merry C.
Project award (literary/scriptworks) to develop a script about homelessness.
$7,5002013
Ennis, Sharon(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to create 22 digital paintings with poems to be placed on People Mover busses in Anchorage and develop a project website.
$5,0002008
Eriksen, Christina(site)
Project award (presentation/interpretation) to produce three spoken word videos of spoken poems.
$7,5002016
Eriksen, Christina(site)
Project award (presentation/interpretation) to produce a spoken album.
$7,5002013
Evans, Mei Mei
Project Award (Literary Arts) to take time to finish her novel, "Spill," and work with a development editor.
$5,0002009
Falley, Leighan
Project award (visual arts) to travel in Alaska and produce art for an Anchorage solo show.
$7,5002013
Farnham, Susan
Project Award (Visual Arts) to travel to and paint the mystical environments of the Tibetan Buddhist area of the Kingdom of Upper Mustang.
$5,0002004
Fierro, Bryan
Project award (literary) for technology and to attend creative writing workshops.
$7,5002016
File, Rebecca
Project award (music composition) to produce an album of original compositions.
$7,5002016
Fisak, Arthur
Project Award (Crafts/wood turner) to purchase supplies and equipment to turn and finish 100 bowls.
$4,2652010
Flanders Crosby, Jill
Project Award (Multidiscipline/New Genre) to complete development of Performance-Based Video for Secrets under the Skin installation.
$5,0002011
Ford, Rachel Natalie(site)
Project award (visual arts) to create a book of graphic short stories depicting life in a small, isolated community in the North.
$7,5002015
Ford, Robin(site)
Project Award (Music Composition) to produce a CD of original songs for release in spring 2011.
$5,0002010
Foster, Kevin John(site)
Project Award (Crafts) to continue education as a blacksmith, work with a master blacksmith, and learn new techniques.
$5,0002007
Fowler, Christy Tengs(site)
Project award (music composition) to record demos for 20 new songs.
$7,5002017
Fowler, Quentin James(site)
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts/Painter) to provide time to paint, and professionally document his work.
$12,0002010
Frankenstein, Ellen
Project award (media arts) to take a workshop in cinematography.
$7,5002017
Freeman, Asia(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to support costs of an installation piece at Out North Gallery.
$5,0002007
Gage, Hal(site)
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts/Photographer) to catalog and scan negatives, create a second book, and prepare for three exhibitions.
$12,0002010
Gage, Hal(site)
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) to tour "Ice" photographic exhibition and publish an exhibit-related catalogue.
$12,0002004
Galanin, David J.
Artist fellowship (visual arts) to work on larger carvings.
$18,0002014
Galanin, Jerrod Marcus(site)
Project award (folk and traditional arts) to travel and purchase art equipment.
$7,5002014
Galanin, Nicholas(site)
Artist Fellowship (Multidisciplinary Folk and Traditional Arts & Visual Arts) to create traditional Tlingit copper chasing and repousse work
$18,0002018
Galanin, Nicholas(site)
Artist fellowship (multidiscipline/new genre) to develop a large traveling body of work.
$18,0002014
Galanin, Nicholas(site)
Project Award (Visual) to purchase equipment to create and document a series of outdoor petroglyphs in southeast Alaska.
$5,0002011
Galanin, Nicholas(site)
Artist Fellowship (Multidiscipline) to have time to realize concepts and ideas - and create new work. The concepts involve performance art, video installation, film, sculpture, painting, photography and other creative processes.
$12,0002008
Garrett, Patricia
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) to upgrade a writing studio, travel, research, and produce a manuscript about a historical figure in McCarthy, Kate Kennedy.
$7,5002017
Gates, Michael(site)
Project award (visual arts) to purchase art equipment.
$7,5002014
Gauthier, Amber
Project award (presentation/interpretation) to attend an International Music Festival.
$7,5002015
Gerard, David R.
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) for training and building a stringed instrument with a master luthier
$7,5002018
Gerard, David R.
Project award (folk and traditional arts) to purchase shop power tools and hand tools.
$5,0002012
Gillespie, Sandra Katherine
Project Award (Visual Arts) to install a water system and monitor heater in her studio.
$5,0002007
Gilmour, Travis
Project award (media arts) to complete a short documentary about Alaska Native carvers.
$7,5002014
Gingrich, Erin
Project award (visual arts) to upgrade studio space.
$7,5002017
Godfrey, Steven
Artist Fellowship (Crafts) to renovate studio.
$12,0002011
Goldberg, Robert S.(site)
Project award (crafts) to build studio space.
$7,5002014
Goldberg, Robert S.(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to travel throughout Alaska, paint 25 major pieces, and frame work for exhibition in Anchorage.
$5,0002005
Golden, J. Ramsey
Project Award (Literary Arts) to revise, complete, and submit a manuscript of poetry for publication.
$3,8712009
Gomez, Karinna(site)
Project award (visual arts) to participate in several artist residencies in Norway and create a new series of prints and drawings.
$7,5002015
Gordon, Laël Ki
Project Award (Crafts) to purchase equipment and time to construct large-scale cabinets and furniture pieces.
$3,4402007
Gray, Lisa
Project Award (Visual Arts) to purchase a large format printer, inks, frames, crates, etc. to create new work for a solo exhibit at the Alaska State Museum in Juneau.
$5,0002005
Gray, Stephen
Project Award (Visual Arts) to prepare for an upcoming solo exhibition, entitled "Real-Life Make-Believe," at the Anchorage Museum.
$5,0002007
Grebe, Todd(site)
Project award (music composition) to tour and promote "Citizen," his third full-length compilation of original music.
$7,5002015
Griffin Jr., Peter M.(site)
Project award (presentation/interpretation) to develop a solo, one-hour performance from his collection of personal stories.
$7,5002015
Gutierrez-Scholl, Ana
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to travel and purchase equipment for documenting the history of the Anchorage-based Mexican folkloric dance troupe Xochiquetzai-Tiqun
$7,5002018
Hagen, Desiree
Project award (crafts) for attending workshops and to harvest and process plant fibers to make them into paper and natural dyes.
$7,5002016
Hagen, John Stanley(site)
Project award (visual arts) to travel to workshops in Santa Fe and Maine, where he will focus on digital printing and developing his artistic vision.
$7,5002015
Haines, John
2005 Distinguished Artist Award (Literary Arts)
$25,0002005
Hakenberg, Stefan(site)
Project Award (Music Composition) to purchase computer hardware and software to master and edit recordings, assist in his composition process, and to produce CDs.
$5,0002007
Haley, Clara
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to research traditional weaving from both the Tahltan and Haida tribes; study in Victoria, BC; and gather bark to weave a hat in the Tahltan design
$5,0002008
Hamar, Glenn P.
Project Award (Fold and Traditional Arts) for equipment and a red cedar log to make a Haida style canoe
$7,5002018
Hannigan, Arlo(site)
Artist fellowship (music composition) to produce an Alaskan, world-folk album.
$18,0002014
Hannigan, Arlo(site)
Project Award (Music Composition) to produce a CD of original music based on his life in Nome.
$4,5002010
Hanson, Christopher Alan
Project Award (Crafts) for studio improvements to the artist's jewelry workshop, including safety upgrades for better ventilation.
$4,9502007
Harrington, Brendan M.
Artist fellowship (visual arts) to finish setting up a better studio space and buy supplies.
$12,0002012
Harris, Katherine
Project Award (Visual Arts) to travel to do research on owls at bird rehab centers, to purchase a new laptop, software, and digital camera in order to complete illustrations for a new book about owls.
$5,0002009
Hayes, Ernestine
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to attend annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities.
$2,2002005
Head, Deborah Ann
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to build a studio.
$12,0002011
Hedden, Jessie
Project Award (Visual Arts/Painter) to develop a series of drawings and paintings and prepare for an exhibit.
$5,0002010
Heimel, Denise
Project Award (Crafts) to purchase an oval electric kiln to make larger pieces and also fire mixed clay sculptures that require a slow firing over several days
$5,0002008
Heist, Andrew
Project Award (Crafts) to purchase equipment and attend a six-week residency at the Red Lodge Clay Center (RLCC) in Red Lodge, Montana.
$5,0002011
Helmar, Patrice(site)
Project award (visual arts) to complete a photographic body of work titled "Dirty Old Town."
$7,5002016
Henrikson, Mary Ida(site)
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) for art supplies and to focus time on painting
$18,0002018
High, Allie M.(site)
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) for studio upgrades, travel and training in silver carving, printmaking and maskmaking.
$12,0002011
Hill, Emma M.(site)
Project award (music composition) for travel and musical performances in Europe.
$7,5002015
Hilsabeck, Andrew R.
Project Award (Multidiscipline/New Genre) to support the creation and production of an original music composition using the voices recorded during a community dialogue.
$5,0002006
Ho, Christopher
Project Award (Media Arts) to produce a short fiction film, "Trust."
$5,0002010
Ho, Christopher
Project Award (Media Arts) to shoot a short documentary film, "The Bionic Eskimo."
$5,0002006
Hollowell, Erin S.(site)
Artist fellowship (literary arts/scriptworks) to develop a third collection of poems and travel to Ireland to attend a residency.
$18,0002017
Hollowell, Erin S.(site)
Artist fellowship (literary/scriptworks) to work on a collection of poems for a manuscript entitled 'Every Atom.'
$18,0002013
Holly Jr., George D.
Artists fellowship (multidiscipline/new genre) to study the Deg Xinag language and culture.
$18,0002014
Hook, Robert John
Project Award (Crafts) to attend training opportunities at the Ozark School of Blacksmithing and Texarkana College/Bill Moran School of Bladesmithing.
$4,8302007
Hoover, Anna
Project award (media arts) to create a documentary film exploring the history of an abandoned village on the Alaskan Peninsula.
$7,5002016
Hope, Ishmael Charles
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to support the development and public presentation of a musical theatre script.
$5,0002006
Hope, Lily(site)
Project award (folk and traditional arts) to travel to Vancouver’s Museum to study Chilkat robes and to study under Chilkat weaver, Evelyn Vanderhoop.
$7,5002017
Hopfinger, Tony Joseph
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to complete research and several chapters of a nonfiction book about the rise and fall of the Eskimo village of Wales, Alaska.
$5,0002006
Hornig, Joan Ellen
Project award (visual arts) for training and kiln installation.
$7,5002014
Hotch, Lani S.
Project Award (Folk & Traditional/Weaver) to participate in a contemporary textile arts show, "Time Warp."
$5,0002010
Howard, Michael(site)
Project award (music composition) to produce his second full-length studio album.
$7,5002015
Huff, Ben(site)
Artist fellowship (visual arts) to start independent publishing imprint and move into larger studio space.
$18,0002016
Huff, Ben(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to photograph the people and landscape of the Dalton Highway to exhibit in galleries and ultimately publish a book.
$5,0002007
Infante, Linda A.(site)
Artist fellowship (visual arts) to explore ways to link art projects that address social issues.
$18,0002016
Infante, Linda A.(site)
Project award (visual arts) to provide studio equipment and work space.
$7,5002013
Iredale, Ahna
Artist fellowship (crafts) to build a wood burning kiln to produce a body of work for a solo show at the Anchorage Museum.
$18,0002013
Irving, Elizabeth Eero(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to purchase art supplies to create 25 - 35 art works for three exhibitions in 2007.
$5,0002006
Itta, Bobby Lynn
Project award (folk and traditional arts) to build a website, document and purchase supplies for her art.
$7,5002015
Itta, Bobby Lynn
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to create new mukluks, parkas and purchase new equipment.
$12,0002011
Ivey, Eowyn L.
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to purchase equipment and travel on Copper River for research for novel.
$5,0002011
Jackson, Gail
Project award (performance art) to purchase two gongs, then perform at the Polar Artist exhibit at the Anchorage Museum.
$7,5002017
Jackson, Nathan P.
2009 Distinguished Artist (Folk and Traditional Arts).
$25,0002009
Jackson, Norman G.(site)
Artist fellowship (folk and traditional arts) to travel to New Zealand to participate in an exhibit and work with the Maori artists.
$18,0002013
Jackson, Norman G.(site)
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to make improvements to his studio, buy tools and equipment, and to travel to museums to study Tlingit art and culture.
$12,0002007
Jans, Nick A.
Artist Fellowship (Literary Arts) to take time to write a novel.
$12,0002009
Joe Yelverton
Project award (visual arts) to create an environmental portrait of the men and women who are part of the Alaska Air National Guard Rescue Unit.
$7,5002016
Johnson, Amy(site)
Artist fellowship (multidiscipline/new genre) to produce a new film in Alaska.
$18,0002014
Johnson, Carl(site)
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts/Photographer) to explore and photograph the Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve.
$12,0002010
Johnson, Matt
Project Award (Visual Arts) to prepare for a solo exhibition in 2007.
$4,9152006
Jones, Arlitia M.
Artist fellowship (literary/scriptworks) to work on a new script 'Hellraiser."
$18,0002013
Jones, Ruby
Project award (multidiscipline/new genre) to restage and expand two previous performances.
$7,5002016
Joseph, Tommy L.
Artist fellowship (visual arts) to complete Tlingit battle dress/body armor exhibit.
$12,0002012
Kahn, Anne M.(site)
Artist fellowship (Literary arts/scriptworks) to write short story fiction and a novel set in Southwest Alaska.
$18,0002015
Kahn, Anne M.(site)
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to print and market first full-length collection of poetry, "Bone-Strings."
$5,0002004
Kahn, Steven
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to work on a manuscript in progress, tentatively titled, "Promises that Pull Me Back: Alaska Stories of Friendship and Adventure."
$5,0002007
Kane, Jeremy
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts/porcelain/clay) to build a home studio and kiln(s).
$12,0002010
Kane, Joan Marie(site)
Project award (literary) for technology and time to work on three writing projects.
$7,5002016
Kane, Joan Marie(site)
Artist fellowship (literary/scriptwork) to work on writing a novel.
$18,0002013
Kane, Joan Marie(site)
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to continue work on a poetry manuscript and to participate in two 10-week online writing workshops.
$5,0002007
Kantner, Seth(site)
Project award (literary) to complete a book about the Western Arctic caribou herd and the people of the region.
$7,5002016
Kantner, Seth(site)
Artist Fellowship (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to research and write next novel.
$12,0002005
Katzke, Mary(site)
Artist Fellowship (Media Arts) for photography equipment and for travel costs to attend photography and media campaign workshops
$18,0002018
Katzke, Mary(site)
Artist Fellowship (Media Arts) to devote time to complete three documentary films in progress.
$12,0002004
Kaulitz, Garry Charles
2015 Distinguished Artist Award.
$40,0002015
Kaulitz, Garry Charles
Project Award (Visual Arts) to participate in international printmaking exhibition and workshop in China.
$5,0002008
Kay, Sharon P.
Artist fellowship (folk and traditional arts) to travel to the Aleutian Islands to gather the traditional rye grass used for weaving.
$18,0002013
Keller, Chloe
Project award (folk and traditional arts) for equipment to design and sew Alaska Native inspired shoes for children.
$7,5002016
Kelliher-Combs, Sonya
Artist fellowship (visual arts) to explore use of traditional and modern materials and create two large bodies of work.
$12,0002012
Kelliher-Combs, Sonya
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) to focus on her work; begin building a studio; and return home to rural Alaska to harvest and prepare indigenous materials such as walrus stomach, seal intestine, moose and musk ox hide, and natural dyes
$12,0002008
Kendall, Rebecca(site)
Artists fellowship (choreography) to develop the production 'Light Brigade.'
$18,0002013
Keogh, Denis Coyle(site)
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) to take time to create new work.
$12,0002006
Kizzia, Thomas W.
Artist fellowship (literary arts/scriptworks) to complete an essay about the Alaska community, McCarthy, and to travel to Arkansas to learn about family lore.
$18,0002017
Klass, Margo(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to create eight three-dimensional found-object works representing transitions between seasons in Alaska.
$5,0002008
Klein, Ronald E.(site)
Project Award (visual arts) to build and operate a huge camera.
$5,0002012
Knapp, Mark(site)
Artist fellowship (Folk and traditional arts) to build five knives for submission to the 2016 Blade Show in Atlanta.
$18,0002015
Kokai, Abigail
Project Award (Crafts) to travel, observe people, and sketch ideas for producing illustrated quilts
$7,5002018
Kroll, Caroline L.
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to purchase wood carving tools for her woodworking studio so that she may create complex and large format Tsimshian style carvings
$5,0002008
Kuhar, George Christopher
Project award (media arts) to create an electronic music film.
$5,0002012
Kurn, Emily G.(site)
Project Award (Music Composition) to produce a CD of original songs focused on her family's history.
$5,0002008
La Montagne, Robert A.
Project award (crafts) to create a body of work comprised of individual pieces that weave together a narrative of northern issues.
$7,5002015
La Montagne, Robert A.
Project Award (Crafts) to rent time at the Warwick glass studio in Fairbanks and purchase supplies to further develop skills and techniques.
$5,0002009
Landis, Bonnie
Project Award (Visual Arts) for new equipment to create 20 to 24 prints of the historic Buchner Building in Whittier, Alaska, using High Dynamic Resolution imaging for a scheduled exhibition at the International Gallery of Contemporary Art (Anchorage).
$5,0002007
Langton, Wendy
Project award (choreography) to study under two prestigious dance companies.
$7,5002017
Lawrence, Paul Andrew(site)
Project Award (Media Arts) to study and produce the final sound mixing of the documentary film, "The Boneyard"
$7,5002018
Lekander, Lance J.(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to purchase an etching press to create print editions and explore new artwork.
$5,0002008
Leo, John Ingram(site)
Project Award (Performance Art) to attend three Fringe Festivals and the Clown Theatre Festive in New York City.
$5,0002007
Lewandowski, Alexander(site)
Project Award (Crafts) to purchase equipment and materials for silver and gold jewelry fabrication.
$5,0002011
Liles, Keith (K.P.)
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) for time to create a first manuscript of poems.
$4,9502007
Lincoln, Noah
Project Award (Media Arts) for equipment to make a video about teen issues and suicide
$7,5002018
Lind Sr., Peter
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to upgrade and improve the environmental quality of his studio.
$12,0002009
Lindenfelser, Judith
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to buy computer equipment to finish book.
$3,0002005
Link, Kristin(site)
Project award (visual arts) for travel and field sketching in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve.
$5,0002012
Loewen, Mary
Project award (choreography) to attend dance and choreography workshops.
$7,5002017
Lohr, Ashley Kyle
Project award (visual arts) to prepare for two upcoming solo shows.
$5,0002012
Lord, Erica(site)
Project Award (Performance Arts) to purchase equipment to document and present performance work.
$5,0002011
Lord, Nancy J.
Artist Fellowship (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to take time to complete more creative nonfiction.
$12,0002007
Losinski, Joseph L.
Project award (visual arts) to purchase art equipment.
$7,5002014
Lovelace-Smith, Robin
Project Award (Folk & Traditional/carver) to purchase tools, materials, and time (daycare) to concentrate on completing three masks.
$4,9932010
Lowe, K.C.(site)
Project Award (Crafts) to purchase a roller to assist in the felting process.
$5,0002006
Lowell, Keren E.(site)
Artist fellowship (visual arts) to expand body of work through travel, research, and professional development.
$18,0002016
Lukina-Shelt, Elena P.(site)
Project Award (Music Composition) to present a concert at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts.
$5,0002011
Lynch, Anna Margarita
Project award (music composition) to record an album.
$7,5002013
Lyon, Rebecca A.
Artist fellowship (visual arts) to travel to Europe, visit museums and attend the "Facing Forward: Contemporary Alaskan Art Goes Abroad" show in France.
$18,0002016
Macheras, Dimitrios Konstantinos
Project Award (Multidiscipline/New Genre) to purchase art supplies and cover expenses to create a graphic "Alaskan Manga" novel.
$5,0002006
Mackey, Maegan Ann(site)
Project award (music composition) to purchase a professional sound system.
$5,0002012
Madsen, Jacqueline Adams(site)
Project award (visual arts) to produce a dozen Alutiiq dolls.
$7,5002016
Mahaffey, Mary Montgomery
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to assist with expenses in self-publishing and promoting "Mythic Resonance," a collection of short stories.
$5,0002005
Malapanis, Thomas(site)
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to devote 100% of his time to guitar building.
$12,0002005
Mallory, Kathryn C.
Project Award (Visual Arts) to visit a village four times over a year to create and share a series of paintings based on village life.
$4,5002006
Manning, Kylie
Project Award (Visual) for travel and residency for painting with the New Leipzig School and studying Karl May's literature in Leipzig, Germany.
$5,0002011
Mannino, Darius
Project award (performance art) to develop a body of self-generated puppetry work.
$7,5002016
Marks, Alison
Project Award (Art Folk and Traditional Arts) for studio space, art supplies and cedar to carve a bentwood box
$7,5002018
Marrari, Vincenza
Artist fellowship (performance art) to develop a series of multimedia performance works, studio time, and to travel to Ireland for an artist residency.
$18,0002017
Marrari, Vincenza
Project award (visual arts) to design and construct three wearable art pieces.
$5,0002012
Martindale, Vivian F.(site)
Artist fellowship (literary arts/scriptworks) to do research and complete a poetry manuscript.
$18,0002015
Marusek, David(site)
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to attend the World Science Fiction Convention in the United Kingdom and to promote new work through a national book tour.
$5,0002005
Mason, Charles(site)
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts/Photographer) to purchase materials to create large-format prints; travel; take workshops; and produce new work.
$12,0002010
Mason, Charles(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to purchase a large-format printer.
$5,0002005
Matthews, Mary Catherine(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to purchase a new computer and supplies to document the process of creating large sculptures of natural materials.
$2,5002006
McCoy, Tamara(site)
Project award (presentation/interpretation) to collaborate with a classical guitarist and commence with a two-country tour.
$7,5002015
McGilton, Kandi
Project award (crafts) to learn new skills and techniques from master weavers and culture bearers.
$7,5002017
McGuire, Rosemary
Artist Fellowship (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) for literary trip and time to complete short story collection.
$12,0002011
McGuire, Rosemary
Project Award (Literary Arts) to spend seven weeks in Arctic Alaska in order to complete background research for her second novel
$3,1452008
McIntyre, John
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to purchase additional equipment and tools to produce new work and explore different techniques.
$5,0002009
McIntyre, Michael F.(site)
Project Award (Music Composition) for technical studio equipment to produce and publish an album in Yup'ik in modern musical genre.
$5,0002011
McNett, Kimberlee
Project Award (Visual Arts) to enhance the realism of nature illustrations through dedicated time and practice
$7,5002018
McWayne, Barry(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) for photographic supplies and travel expenses for an exhibit at Kenai Peninsula College.
$5,0002006
Mehner, Da-ka-xeen(site)
Artist fellowship (visual arts) to purchase all the material needed for an installation.
$12,0002012
Mehner, Da-ka-xeen(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to purchase equipment. travel, and meet with artists to explore a variety of visual art forms.
$5,0002007
Meissner, Amy(site)
Project award (visual arts) to produce work for the solo exhibition “Inheritance: makers, memory, myth,” at the Anchorage Museum.
$7,5002017
Meissner, Amy(site)
Artist fellowship (visual arts) to create a new body of work.
$18,0002014
Melms, Carolyn D.(site)
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts/Fiber Arts) to experiment with new surface design techniques, and create a new body of work.
$12,0002010
Merculieff, Ilarion (aka Larry Paul)
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to support the completion of a book about the life and wisdom of modern day Aleut and other Alaskan indigenous peoples.
$5,0002006
Michael, Andrew Lawrence
Project award (visual arts) for construction of a small personal workshop.
$5,0002012
Miller, Christopher(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to photograph and document the commercial fishery in Bristol Bay during the summer (2008)
$4,9992008
Mills, Robert
Project Award (Art Folk and Traditional Arts) to study and research the masks of the Northwest Coast masters
$7,5002018
Mitchell, Melissa(site)
Artist fellowship (music composition) to travel and attend songwriting workshops.
$18,0002016
Mitchell, Melissa(site)
Project Award (Music Composition) for equipment, CD production, and live performance costs.
$4,9482011
Mitchell, Melissa(site)
Artist Fellowship (Music Composition) to purchase a professional sound system for live performances; professional recording, and equipment for finishing an album; and funds to produce and market the new work.
$12,0002006
Mitchell, Sarah
Project award (presentation/interpretation) to produce an album of songs by long-time Alaska composer James Bell.
$7,5002016
Moeller, Karina(site)
Artist fellowship (music composition) to compose and record songs.
$12,0002012
Monroe, Kelly Ann
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to develop traditional beadwork and skin-sewing skills.
$4,9502004
Morgan, John(site)
Artist Fellowship (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to compile a comprehensive collection of new and selected poems.
$12,0002007
Mouffe, Eric(site)
Project award (crafts) for tools and a course in guitar making.
$7,5002016
Muller, Mavis(site)
Artist fellowship (visual arts) to create larger scale basket sculptures and document the artistic process.
$18,0002014
Muller, Mavis(site)
Artist Fellowship (Crafts) to upgrade equipment and software and time to learn new skills.
$12,0002011
Muller, Mavis(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to upgrade technical tools.
$4,0002005
Munger, Philip A.
Artist fellowship (music composition) to create an orchestral work based on Elizabeth Peratrovich's 1945 speech.
$12,0002012
Munger, Philip A.
Artist Fellowship (Music Composition) to complete three projects and undertake three new projects
$12,0002008
Muñoz, Rie(site)
2007 Distinguished Artist Award (Visual Arts).
$25,0002007
Nakoneczny, Michael M.
Project Award (Visual Arts) to support a trip to Bangkok, Thailand to produce material for a series of hand-pulled prints.
$5,0002006
Nichols-Takak, Kendra(site)
Project award (media arts) to travel and purchase recording equipment.
$7,5002013
Nicolai, Maria Alice
Project award (visual arts) to create a graphic novel.
$5,0002012
Nolan, Maia K.
Project Award (Literary Arts) to take four months off her full-time employment to complete her first novel.
$5,0002008
Nordlum, Holly F.(site)
Project award (visual arts) to travel, train, and purchase printing equipment.
$7,5002013
Nott, Keeper Theodore(site)
Project award (visual arts) to set up a glass making studio.
$7,5002016
O'Donnell, Nicole Stellon(site)
Artist fellowships (literary arts/scriptworks) to complete a collection of poems, "Everything Never Comes Your Way."
$18,0002015
O'Donnell, Nicole Stellon(site)
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to complete a book of persona poems based on the life of Sarah Ellen Gibson, a Fairbanks pioneer.
$5,0002007
O'Loughlin, Katie
Project Award (Choreography) to travel, train, and focus on growth as a technical dancer and emerging choreographer
$7,5002018
O'Tierney, Maris Maeve(site)
Project award (music composition) to explore the concept of the "space between" in musical and geographic terms through music composed between Alaska and Ireland.
$7,5002015
Odden, Mary Elaine
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) to complete a collection of creative non-fiction essays with the working title of "Kith and Kin."
$7,5002015
Oden, Laura
Project award (performance art) to produce a video of 'The Pied Piper Project.'
$7,5002014
Oh, Leslie Hsu(site)
Project Award (Literary Arts) for time to complete a memoir and further develop an existing body of work
$5,0002008
Oliver, Jane
Project Award (Visual Arts) to create a large piece in stained glass.
$4,8512004
Olson, Ryan Gary
Project Award (Visual Arts) to complete an expose of portraits of modern day Alaskans by traveling to rural communities not connected to the road system.
$5,0002007
Opheim, Tracy Edward
Project award (folk and traditional arts) to build a workshop.
$5,0002012
Osier, Jill
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) to complete a book of poems.
$7,5002014
Overpeck, George
Project award (crafts) to purchase wood working equipment.
$7,5002013
Palter, Morris(site)
Artist fellowship (presentation/interpretation) professionally record and release a high definition double-CDR recording.
$12,0002012
Parizo, Jason
Project Award (Multidiscipline) to purchase a camcorder and attend a five week digital film making workshop.
$5,0002010
Parker, Kay Field
Artist fellowship (folk and traditional arts) to study two rare sleeved tunics on the East Coast and in Canada.
$18,0002015
Parker, Kay Field
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to study Ravenstail and Chilkat tunic weaving and produce tunic and educational booklet for other weavers.
$5,0002011
Pasch, Karl D.
Project award (music composition) to compose and perform a jazz concerto for a clarinet and small orchestra.
$7,5002016
Pasch, Karl D.
Project award (presentation/interpretation) to travel to Brazil and produce music.
$7,5002013
Pavish Anderson, Karrie(site)
Artist fellowship (music composition) for technology and time to write new songs.
$18,0002016
Pavish Anderson, Karrie(site)
Project award (presentation/interpretation) for Summer 2012 Once Blind Tour expenses.
$5,0002012
Peckham, Lucy C.
Project Award (Presentation/Interpretation) for travel and training in new theatre sound design and mixing systems
$7,5002018
Pederson, Etsuko Kimura(site)
Project award (music composition) to produce and record original music.
$7,5002013
Pederson, Etsuko Kimura(site)
Project Award (Music Composition) to perform her modern piano compositions for a larger audience.
$5,0002010
Pence, Chantelle M.(site)
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) to self-publish the first in a series of Homestead Girls books subtitled Alaska Grown Prose.
$7,5002015
Peterson, Charlotte
Project Award (Visual Arts) for photography equipment and workshops in preparation of a series of self-portraits for a solo exhibition
$7,5002018
Phillips, Alexandra
Project Award (Visual Arts) to create work for exhibition and to purchase equipment and supplies.
$4,5502005
Phillips, Evan
Project award (music composition) to write and record an album of songs.
$7,5002017
Placeres, Ginger Lee
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to design and complete a traditional Koyukon Athabascan moose skin regalia for a one-year-old child.
$5,0002007
Plachta, Jessica
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) to travel and write about childhood experiences.
$7,5002017
Pogrebinsky, Jake(site)
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to purchase blacksmithing tools.
$5,0002005
Pollock, Erin B.(site)
Project Award (Multidiscipline/New Genre) to support her time, studio rent, some materials, installation and documentation related expenses to create and install a new collaborative work at the MTS Gallery in Anchorage.
$5,0002009
Porco, Peter
Project Award (Literary Arts) to travel to Adak Island to research and complete his full-length play.
$4,8502010
Porco, Peter
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to take time off work to revise and expand play, "The Hanging of Marlon Brando."
$5,0002005
Potter, Carla Marie(site)
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) to work as an artist resident at the Archie Bray Foundation experimenting in clay with contemporary firing methods and new glazes.
$12,0002004
Poulson, Rebecca(site)
Project award (media arts) to produce a film about the historic Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka.
$7,5002014
Power, Byrne(site)
Artist Fellowship (Performance Art) to create and travel a larger, more challenging puppet theater show.
$12,0002009
Putman, William E.(site)
Project Award (Music Composition) to record 10 original songs.
$5,0002009
Race, Patrick(site)
Project Award (Media) to research and produce a documentary film on colonialism in Alaska.
$5,0002011
Race, Patrick(site)
Project Award (Media Arts) to attend intensive directing and screenwriting session in Seattle.
$5,0002005
Ramirez, Angela
Project Award (Multidiscipline/New Genre) to develop new material for the stage, both written and visual.
$5,0002005
Ramos, Mollie G.
Project Award (Literary/Scriptworks) to attend the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana, and to research a new novel.
$5,0002011
Rearden, Donald(site)
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) to complete a screen adaption of 'The Raven's Gift.'
$7,5002014
Reed, Fran A.
Artist Fellowship (Crafts) to continue her research in Alaskan/circumpolar fish skin and gut and continue to create and explore her niche.
$12,0002007
Reily, Sheryl(site)
Artist fellowship (visual arts) for creative reflection and experimentation.
$18,0002014
Reily, Sheryl(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to create several large mixed-media pieces executed in a variety of disciplines.
$5,0002008
Renfro, Charles Michael(site)
Project award (visual arts) to purchase lens, computers and large format printers.
$7,5002013
Rexford, Catherine Anne(site)
Artist Fellowship (Literary Arts) to support completion of manuscript of poetry "Counterpoint," the digitalization of historical photographs from Kaktovik, and the completion of her stage-play "The Namesake."
$12,0002009
Rice, Kyra R.
Project Award (Visual Arts) to support the purchase of photography lighting equipment and the processing, development and printing of film images.
$5,0002009
Riordan, James(site)
Project award (visual arts) to focus on a 96-page graphic novel that uses fiction and autobiography to address mortality and how one compartmentalizes personal trauma.
$7,5002015
Riordan, James(site)
Project Award (Visual/Printmaker) to document the remains of gas stations along the Alaska Highway.
$5,0002010
Ritchie, Cinthia
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) to research and write about spasmodic dysphonia.
$5,0002012
Ritchie, Cinthia
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to support completion of a novel, "Hunger."
$4,2402006
Rizal, Clarissa(site)
Artist fellowship (folk and traditional arts) to work on an exhibit for the opening of the Kwaan Lin Dun Cultural Center in Whitehorse, Yukon.
$18,0002013
Robb, Timothy Allan(site)
Project award (music composition) to learn to play the oud.
$5,0002012
Roderick, Elizabeth
Artist fellowship (music composition) to record new videos, songs and expand on existing spoken word/musical projects.
$18,0002016
Roesch, Mattox Damien(site)
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) to finish drafting and researching current novel project.
$5,0002012
Rofkar, Teresa(site)
2013 Distinguished Artist (Folk and Traditional Arts).
$40,0002013
Rofkar, Teresa(site)
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to focus on networking with her artistic peers, complete her studio, attend a spinning retreat, and explore other west coast weaving and fiber arts opportunities.
$12,0002009
Rohrbacher, Phoebe
Project Award (Visual Arts/Mixed Media) to rent studio space for one year, purchase materials and supplies, and document work in preparation for an exhibit at the Juneau Douglas City Museum, February 2011.
$5,0002010
Romano-Lax, Andromeda(site)
Artist Fellowship (Literary Arts) to travel to Rome, Italy to do research for a novel in progress and study the culture of Northern Italy.
$12,0002009
Romano-Lax, Andromeda(site)
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to complete novel, "The Spanish Bow."
$5,0002004
Rose, Robert
Project Award (Crafts) to build a studio space.
$5,0002006
Rosenthal, David(site)
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) to continue exploration of landscape painting by visiting remote places.
$12,0002004
Rousso, Kathryn(site)
Project award (crafts) to create an exhibit exploring "A Sense of Place," featuring photos and textiles made from plant materials used around the world.
$7,5002015
Rowley, Lucas
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) to complete a full-length stageplay.
$5,0002012
Russell, Duke(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to purchase digital camera equipment to advance painting technique and exhibit new work in November 2005.
$3,5552004
Sagan, Gretchen
Project award (visual arts) to travel to Europe to attend "Facing Forward: Contemporary Alaskan Goes Abroad" in France and complete two painting to display with traditional antiquities.
$7,5002016
Sagan, Gretchen(site)
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts/Printmaker) to create new work for scheduled solo exhibitions in 2010 and 2011.
$12,0002010
Sagan, Gretchen(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to attend a print residency at the Art House Cheluskinskaya outside of Moscow to study lithography.
$4,9852005
Saulitis, Eva Lucia
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to travel to Latvia in 2007 to work on a poetry collection focused on themes of exile and return - displacement and place.
$5,0002006
Savage, Monica S.(site)
Project Award (Crafts) to continue to create glass and metal jewelry, travel to craft shows and build new relationships with galleries and small boutiques.
$5,0002008
Sazama, Rebecca
Project awards (visual arts) to purchase art equipment and supplies.
$7,5002014
Schaeffer Sr., Roswell L.
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to supplement the costs of a small turbine wind generator to power tools used in making his craft at his remote cabin seven miles north of Kotzebue
$5,0002008
Schandelmeier, Linda Ann
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to write a series of poems about growing up during the 1950s and 1960s on a 160-acre family homestead.
$5,0002006
Schiesl, Adam(site)
Project award (visual arts) to create and complete a traveling exhibit.
$5,0002012
Schildt, Deborah(site)
Project award (media arts) to complete production of a documentary.
$7,5002013
Schneider, Brian
Project Award (Visual Arts/Photographer) to purchase and work with a 7" x 17" ultra-large format view camera and related supplies.
$5,0002010
Schwall, Buzz
Project Award (Multidiscipline/New Genre) to produce and perform a puppet show of the opera, "Don Giovanni."
$5,0002004
Senungetuk, Ron
2008 Distinguished Artist Award (Visual Arts)
$25,0002008
Serna, Susan R.(site)
Project Award (Crafts) to purchase an electric rolling mill to advance development as a metalsmith artist.
$5,0002007
Sexton, Thomas
Project Award (Literary Arts) to offset living expenses while working in Lowell, Massachusetts.
$5,0002010
Shaeffer, Michael Thomas
Project award (presentation/interpretation) for travel to do performances at schools in Alaska.
$7,5002014
Shafer, Nathan(site)
Artist fellowship (multidiscipline/new genre) to use augmented reality technology to construct three virtual cities in Alaska.
$18,0002016
Shafer, Nathan(site)
Project award (multidiscipline/new genre) to purchase computer equipment.
$7,5002013
Shannon, Teresa(site)
Project Award (Crafts) to build a propane-fired soda kiln, which will allow her to continue an exploration of surface in her art
$5,0002008
Share, Susan(site)
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) to travel and gather ideas for a new series of artist's books
$18,0002018
Share, Susan(site)
Artist Fellowship (Crafts) to expand knowledge in the book arts.
$12,0002005
Shell, Maria(site)
Artist fellowship (crafts) to work on 12 large non-linear dramatic pieces.
$18,0002017
Shell, Maria(site)
Artist fellowship (crafts) to create a new work space and take classes to produce three dimensional sculpted pieces.
$18,0002013
Shell, Maria(site)
Project Award (Crafts) to attend three workshops with master quilter Nancy Crow, October 12-20, 2009, in Columbus Ohio in order to learn new techniques to advance her creative development.
$4,9852009
Shelton, Patricia L.
Project Award (Crafts) to attend a slate and pebble mosaic workshop in England.
$5,0002009
Sherwonit, Bill(site)
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to attend a residency or retreat to work on a book-length project about the deformed-bill chickadees in Alaska.
$5,0002006
Shumaker, Peggy Z.
2014 Distinguished Artist (Literary Arts/Scriptworks).
$40,0002014
Silverman, Jeffry L.
Artist Fellowship (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to write new screenplay feature documentary about Jewish pioneers in territorial Alaska.
$12,0002011
Smith, Brian George
Project Award (Media Arts) for post-production resources to edit film, "The Roosevelt Tree."
$5,0002005
Smith, Dawnell
Artist fellowship (literary arts/scriptworks) to write a collaborative memoir that examines the impact of sexual abuse on survivors and people who love them.
$18,0002015
Smith-Wood, Wendy(site)
Project Award (Crafts/Potter) to upgrade her remote studio space.
$5,0002010
Smogor, Linda
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) to acquire the tools and have the time to transition into the digital world of photography.
$12,0002008
Sorensen, Ruth
Project Award (Visual Arts) to devote herself full-time to painting over a three-month period
$5,0002008
Spaan, Laura L.
Artist fellowship (media arts) to purchase a camera and computer equipment to document the Eyak language story.
$12,0002012
Starbard, Vera
Project Award (Literary Arts) for time to continue writing her novel, "Devilfish Sleeps," to travel through Southeast Alaska via ferry, attend a writer's workshop, and submit the manuscript for publication.
$5,0002009
Stiewing, Lacie(site)
Project Award (Visual) to build and equip spray booth and ventilation system.
$5,0002011
Stolle, Sandra K.(site)
Project award (crafts) for a carving easel and to explore different techniques to compose work.
$7,5002017
Stomberg, Karen
Project award (visual arts) to complete drawings for a solo exhibition of botanical art.
$7,5002017
Stone, Steven
Project award (folk and traditional arts) to build a shop for art production.
$7,5002016
Strauss, Elise J.(site)
Project Award (Crafts) to attend a master beadmaking class in Washington state and the International Society of Glass Bead Makers Conference in Florida.
$4,9692008
Stroud, Mary
Project award (visual arts) to purchase art equipment.
$7,5002014
Suiter, Sheary Clough(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to install safety upgrades to convert a garage into a year-round encaustic art studio.
$2,9612007
Sullivan, Alice B.(site)
Project award (choreography) to travel and train at dance centers.
$7,5002013
Svarny, Gertrude
2017 Distinguished Artist Award.
$40,0002017
Swanson, Cody(site)
Project award (visual arts) to finish his "cast-head camera" project, exploring altered memories to document the world around us.
$7,5002015
Sweet, Vanessa
Project award (media arts) to finish an animated hand-drawn experimental film.
$7,5002017
Tabbert, Sara(site)
Project award (folk and traditional art) for studio space and to work with other woodworkers.
$7,5002013
Tagaban, Richard Elias Little
Project Award (Art Visual Arts) for studio space to process large amounts of mountain goat wool for producing a Chilkat robe
$7,5002018
Tagaban, Richard Elias Little
Project award (folk and traditional arts) to purchase a loom and weaving materials.
$7,5002013
Taylor, Chad David Benjamin(site)
Project award (visual arts) for equipment to create larger scale, complex sculptural pieces.
$7,5002016
Taylor, Christofer Charles(site)
Project award (visual arts) for painting supplies and model fees.
$7,5002013
Tetpon, John F.
Artist fellowship (literary arts/scriptworks) to complete work of an autobiography.
$18,0002015
Tetpon, Mark
Project award (crafts) for tools and materials.
$4,9002012
Thomas, Colleen Firmin
Project Award (Visual Arts) for paint supplies, transportation, and time to paint in preparation for a show in Homer
$7,5002018
Thomas, Tim J.
Project Award (Visual Arts) to purchase a high-quality large format printer to create new work.
$5,0002007
Thompson, Agnes
Artist fellowship (folk and traditional arts) to go to Atka in the Aleutians to process grass for Unangan basket weaving and preserve the traditional knowledge in a publication.
$18,0002017
Thompson, Marge Ann
Project Award (Visual Arts) to attend Alaska Photographic Center Workshop and purchase materials to create work for exhibition.
$4,6952005
Thompson, Wayne D.(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to travel to and photograph the Great Kobuk Sand Dunes in Alaska and prepare images for exhibition.
$5,0002008
Tomka, Kathryn A.
Artist fellowship (visual arts) to prepare new work and develop a website.
$12,0002012
Tomka, Kathryn A.
Project Award (Visual Arts) to attend a video and film residency at the Center for Contemporary Art in Prague, Czech Republic.
$5,0002005
Toro, Jennifer
Project award (music composition) to compose and record a five song pop album.
$7,5002016
Tracey, Sean(site)
Project Award (Music Composition) to record a collection of sixteen of his songs.
$5,0002006
Troll, Raymond M.(site)
2011 Distinguished Artist (Visual Arts).
$25,0002011
Tuzroyluke, Lily
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) to complete a novel, purchase a laptop, hire a writing coach, and editing service.
$7,5002017
TwoBulls, Jacinthe
Project award (folk and traditional arts) to create a contemporary cedar bark outfit.
$7,5002016
Unin, Lisa N.
Project award (folk and traditional arts) to make two full-size traditional Cup'ik parkas based on interviews of elders. The parkas will be donated to museums in Alaska.
$7,5002015
Van Hemert, Caroline(site)
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) for workshops and to complete a book.
$7,5002014
Vang, Ricky
Project Award (Folk & Traditional/Hmong musician) to learn how to repair a traditional khean (pronounced cane) musical instrument.
$4,7402010
Varnell, Donald M.
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Tradtional Arts) to document a trip studying Northwest Coast Native artifacts in Europe and North America, following the route of ethnographer Franz Boas.
$12,0002009
Varnell, Teresa M.
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to support traveling to gather and prepare spruce rools and time to weave.
$5,0002009
Vatn Guttu, Yngvil(site)
Artist fellowship (music composition) to work on contemporary ensemble pieces.
$18,0002014
Vatn Guttu, Yngvil(site)
Project Award (Music Composition) to purchase equipment to develop new compositions in electronic music and create music for media.
$5,0002005
Veraart, Christiana (Christel) Anna-Maria(site)
Project award (music composition) to complete the music composition, 'Polar Suite.'
$7,5002014
Waggoner, Sydnee
Project Award (Presentation/Interpretation) for travel, professional operatic musical coaching, auditions, and competitions in Europe
$7,5002018
Walen, Tasha(site)
Project Award (Crafts) for studio equipment, including a kiln, and to upgrade electrical wiring; also furnance rental and lessons at a glass studio in Seattle or Skagway
$5,0002008
Walker, David
Project award (crafts) to enter a garment into the World of Wearable Art show in Wellington, New Zealand.
$5,0002012
Walker, David
Project Award (Crafts) to fund shipment of a wearable art entry and to attend the 2007 New Zealand World of Wearable Art show.
$5,0002007
Wall, Emily(site)
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) for artist residencies, research, and time to write a chapbook of persona poems about Georgia O'Keeffe
$7,5002018
Wallin, Harold N.
Project Award (Media Arts) to purchase equipment to make movies.
$4,6732010
Walsh, Michael(site)
Artist fellowship (media arts) to produce films about Alaskan artists.
$18,0002014
Walsh, Michael(site)
Project Award (Multidiscipline/New Genre) to purchase a computer, LCD monitors, projector, and other equipment to support his installation entitled, Backyard, Alaska.
$5,0002009
Warden, Allison(site)
Artist Fellowship (New Genre) to create an installation, "Everybody Will Be A Millionaire!," with photography, objects, and video
$18,0002018
Warden, Allison(site)
Artist fellowship (performance art) to focus on her latest work "Unipkaagusiksuguvik," the place of the future/ancient.
$18,0002015
Warden, Allison(site)
Project award (performance art) to purchase a digital camera that also records video to document work.
$5,0002012
Wass, Zak Dylan
Project Award (Music Composition) for a computer workstation to finish an album of original music
$7,5002018
Webb, Amber Roylee
Project Award (Visual Arts) to make a 12 X 10 qaspeq, a traditional Yup'ik garment, with ink portraits of murdered indigenous women and Yup'ik designs for exhibition in Alaska
$7,5002018
Wedekind, Mark William(site)
Project Award (Crafts) to expand studio space.
$5,0002006
Weiss, Miranda(site)
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) to work on a book about snow.
$7,5002017
Weiss, Miranda(site)
Project Award (Literary Arts) to complete her second work.
$5,0002010
Whalen, Teague Michael(site)
Project award (music composition) to purchase audio recording equipment to record high-quality, professional album.
$5,0002012
Whalen-Lunn, Sarah
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) for travel and research to focus on traditional tattoos and provide workshops in Alaskan villages
$7,5002018
Wharton, Merna
Project award (folk and traditional arts) to make traditional Yup'ik adult and child parkas, made with fur, and enter in parka contests at festivals.
$7,5002017
Whipple, Brooke
Project Award (Media Arts) to attend the Gulf Islands Film and Television School near Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and purchase an HD video camera.
$5,0002010
Whittier, John(site)
Project award (media arts) to purchase a computer and editing software.
$7,5002013
Wilder, Nathaniel(site)
Project award (visual arts) to attend workshops and travel to Point Hope to do a story on fishing and hunting in various seasons.
$7,5002017
Williams, Peter(site)
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to set up a tanning operation to process hides for hand-stitched wearable art objects
$7,5002018
Wilson, Joan M.(site)
Project award (literary/scriptworks) to work on the novel 'The Book of Timothy.'
$7,5002013
Woldstad, Theresa
Project award (folk and traditional arts) to explore contemporary and traditional native regalia.
$1,0002012
Wonchala, Stephanie(site)
Artist fellowship (choreography) to attend dance and choreography festivals to teach and create new work.
$18,0002015
Woodie, David J.
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) to complete a new series of paintings for exhibition.
$12,0002004
Woodward, Kesler E.(site)
2012 Distinguished Artist (Visual arts).
$25,0002012
Worthington, Monty M.
Project Award (Media Arts) to create a short film using lapse photography, communicating the experience of the passage of time on film.
$5,0002008
Wyne, Sheila
Project Award (Multidiscipline) to supplement her time for a collaborative opportunity: an Outdoor Exhibition of Art and Architecture titled, "Freeze" to be held in January 2009
$5,0002008
Wyne, Sheila
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) to renovate and expand studio space.
$12,0002004
Yarger-Zagal, Itzel
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) to complete a manuscript of poetry for publication.
$7,5002017
Yoter, Hannah
Project award (music composition) to make an album of original Americana music.
$7,5002017
Young, Timothy J.(site)
Artist fellowship (folk and traditional arts) for studio expansion and new equipment.
$18,0002015
Zelinsky II, Richard L.(site)
Artist Fellowship (Music Composition) to compose music for the jazz project "Zelectrik"
$18,0002018
Zerbetz, Evon(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to expand and upgrade studio space.
$5,0002005
Zhikhartsev, Vladimir(site)
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) to produce a new body of work in plein air watercolor painting, with a unifying theme of "Seasons in Russian America," including travel to regions of Alaska where Russian heritage has left its strongest mark
$12,0002008