(Previously known as Professional Development Grants)
- Ann Marie Amico
To support attendance at week-long mixed media and metals workshop at Penland School of Crafts
- Hsiang-Ting Yen
To support an advanced stone setting and jewelry wax carving setup.
- Anderson Boyd
To support continued development of the NC set feature film “The Lease of Nature”
- Andrew Harrell
To support post-production and festival distribution of a short film
- Jennifer Brown
To support attendance at the Vermont College Postgraduate Writers’ Conference
- Virginia Ewing Hudson
To support onsite research in Tuskahoma, Oklahoma for a novel
- Shana Tucker
To support professional development in Cello
- Diana Bloomfield
To support a polymer photogravure print making workshop
- Shane Booth
To support portraits on location with an 1867 camera.
- Lidia Churakova
To support development of public art.
- Shawn Etheridge
To support the advancement of the HBCU painting series.
- Scott Hazard
To support fabrication of a weathered steel structure with printed panels.
- Mike Lento
To support a surreal photography series on nature and landscapes.
- Janet Link
To support Winter residency at Penland School of Crafts in the drawing studio.
- Kenneth Proseus
To support the creation of a limited print run and pop-up.
- Joseph Rafferty
To support framing for a solo art exhibition.
- Helen Seebold
To support the purchase of a kiln for mask making and ceramic art.
- Mike Slobot
To support purchase of a 3D Printer to enhance sculpture.
- Linda Starr
To support the purchase of materials in the medium of acrylic painting
- Mari FitzWynn
To support the completion of an African American historical fiction novel.
- Suzanne Adair
To support work as an author at multiple events in North Carolina 1 July 2018–30 June 2019.
- Andrew Crowe
To support the construction of a small Recording-Studio/Music-Room, being built in a repurposed 40-shipping container in Franklinton, NC.
- Matthew O’Connell
To support the tracking, production, and mixing of a full length album.
- Alice Osborn
To support the production and completion of a full-length music CD of 12 songs.
- Greg Whitt
To support updating community drumming instruments with modern synthetic drums that are easy to sanitize and transport.
- Ellen Hathaway
To support partial funding of attending Stephen Aimone’s workshop, “Directed Independent Study of Non-objective composition in Abstract Painting” in Thomaston, ME, by offsetting my costs of workshop, lodging, materials.
- Becky Joye
To support the advancement of illustration skills and character development in my work.
- Sean Kernick
To support a mural project working with local non-proft promoting the universal power of the embrace.
- Joyce Watkins King
To support travel and time for art installation in Toronto, Canada for the International Biennial World of Threads Festival, where I have been invited to exhibit an installation work.
- Jennifer Markowitz
To support the funding of completing more work in the15 piece textile art series titled “Fleshmap: My Hand Embroidered, Bipolar Geographies”.
- Marsha Rogers
To support my art of pottery making in using a wider kiln to fire large pieces that will enhance the dish and woven bowl design that has proven to be a success.
- Ann Roth
To support the purchase of art supplies and studio improvements needed to facilitate a major change of direction in my artwork.
- Pete Sack
To support purchasing professional stretcher frames to create 6 larger paintings.
- Susie Silver
To support the creation of larger work, provide storage for work in progress and lighting to extend photographic options for presentation of work.
- Michelle Pearson
To support research, collaboration, and choreographic process of creating a new performance piece and math/dance integrated workshop on Topology and Knot Theory.
- Carrie Knowles
To support work as a writer/artist at a special exhibition in Brisbane, Australia in November 2017.
- Vivianne Cheng
To support artistic vision of creating debut album in Austria where the Viennese tradition of classical music is deeply rooted and enable audiences to take home a permanent piece of music.
- Thomas Taylor
To support a 3-day live CD recording and concert, held in an intimate theater.
- Jeff Bell
Funding for creation of sculpture in two North Carolina locations at the same time.
- Kiki Farish
To support purchasing R&F oil sticks for painting 10 doormat floorcloths with richer color marks.
- Andie Freeman
To support painting practice to create a larger body of work; photograph work in more professionally; approach galleries for representation; sell art online.
- Dave Greway
To support artist growth by updating workshop.
- Lillian Jones
To support development of a new technique in enameling jewelry by helping purchase a hydraulic press.
- Liz Kelly
To support purchase of first kiln for growing pottery studio practice.
- Libby O’Daniel
To support completion of a multi-sensory visual art project that creates a safe space for the Triangle community to get to know local gender bender neighbors.
- Anna Podris
To support solo show at Gitanarosa Gallery in NY this October.
- Jennifer Stas
To support the purchase of a new electric kiln for pottery studio.