Friday, November 21, 2014
Northampton Arts Council Announces 2014 Arts Lottery Grant Award Winners
The Northampton Arts Council is pleased to announce the awarding of 24 grants totaling $10,593 in support of a variety of projects. The caliber of applications this round was outstanding, and we were unable to fund many worthy projects. The Arts Council received 61 requests for almost $69,000 of funding. These grants were awarded in the following categories: Dance, Film/Video, Mixed Media, Music, Theater and Visual Arts from funds allotted by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
$500 to Nancy Stark Smith of Contact Quarterly for A Conversation on Contact.
$500 to Kelly Silliman of the tinydance project for The Second Annual tiny tour.
$400 to Maureen Shea of The Dance Generators for A Season, and New Works.
$500 to Jennifer Polins of The School for Contemporary Dance and Thought for RIFF Talks.
$1000 to Emma Weinstein for Guerrilla Filmmaking For Teens.
$250 to Carlin P. Trietsch for the Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival.
$500 to Katie Martin for Dance and Music Performance with Katie Martin and Jake Meginsky.
$500 to Elena Zachary for Group Landscape Show.
$200 to Davis Bates for Summer Reading Song & Story Celebration @ Forbes Library.
$300 to Benjamin Swift of Pleasure Editions for 3-4 Artist Books.
$250 to Karen Collins of Music In Deerfield for new Concert Season.
$250 to Martha Roman of Novi Cantori of Greater Springfield for Visions of Peace, a Choral Concert.
$600 to Rachel Courtney of Valley Free Radio for Valley Free Radio Community Production Studio.
$400 to Charles Neville for Jazz Improvisation/ African American Music History Workshop and Performance.
$250 to Susanne Dunlap of Pioneer Valley Symphony for CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA; A semi-staged opera.
$750 to Lynne Bertrand of The Parlor Room for The Parlor Sessions.
$200 to Sheila Ayala Heady of Ensemble Musica Humana for Pioneer Valley Early Music Day.
$250 to Ashlee Cancio-Bello of the Northampton Council on Aging for Northampton Group Sing.
$950 to Russell Brooks for eLviS D - Tripping With The King.
$200 to Keith Black of Starlight's Youth Theatre for CATS.
$800 to Elizabeth Pols for “Letters from Away” Contemporary Art at Historic Northampton.
$250 to Katie Richardson for Disease: Reflections of History.
$350 to Jan Ruby-Crystal of Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary for Art and Nature.
$443 to Michelle Mallory for JFK Middle School Community Mural.