The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Northampton Arts Council LCC Grant Award Winners

The Northampton Arts Council is pleased to announce the awarding of 30 grants totaling $13,700 in support of art projects and programming from funds allocated by the Massachusetts Cultural Councils' LCC program. The caliber of applications this round was outstanding, and we were unable to fund many worthy projects. The Arts Council received 80 requests for $80,802 of funding. Grants may be awarded in the following categories: Dance, Literature, Media Arts, Multidisciplinary Arts, Music, Theater and Visual Arts.

  • Jennifer Greene, Pioneer Valley Ballet, Beauty and the Beast, $250.00 
  • Dante Brown, Our Lips, $250.00 
Media Arts:
  • Gabe Gill, Learning Digital Sound, $475.00 
  • Debbie Krivoy, Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival, $250.00 
  • Jazer Giles, Interactive Computer Music & Video Workshop & Concert, $400.00 
  • Alex Leff, Now and Again, $500.00 
Multidisciplinary Arts:
  • Jennifer Abeles, Voices from Inside, Voices Carry Performances, $500.00 
  • Judith Roberts, The Literacy Project, Stories of Discovery - Memoirs from Photographs, $500.00 
  • Adam Novitt, Lilly Library, Aerial Mural for Lilly Library, $750.00 
  • Alexandra Woolner, 2019 Northampton Type-Ins, $250.00 
  • Swansea Benham Bleicher, Northampton Parents Center, Weekly Drop-In Music Classes for Families with Young Children, $750.00 
  • Akiko Sasaki, Lisa Landau, Lyra Music Festival, $250.00 
  • Andrew Wang, Nuclear Dream Tapes, $500.00 
  • M Patterson Field, Da Camera Singers, Dissident Voices, $250.00 
  • Sarah Metcalf, Illuminati Vocal Arts Ensemble, Concert: A Passion for the Planet, $250.00 
  • Beckie Markarian, Pioneer Valley Symphony, Jubilant Symphonies -- A Pioneer Valley Symphony Concert, $250.00 
  • Ann Chiara, Local Vocal Chord Bowl #11, $500.00 
  • Kenneth Comia, K and E Theater Group, "Songs for a New World" at Northampton Center for the Arts", $600.00 
  • Seth Wilpan, Joanna Rush Wilpan, Sex & Power, $260.00 
Visual Arts:
  • Kim Carlino, Oasis Northampton, $1, 500.00 
  • Sophie Argetsinger, Rare Species of Mt. Tom Exhibit, $300.00 
  • Northampton Arts Inc., Northampton Public Arts Festival, $750.00 
  • Marie Westburg, ARTS SALON, $400.00 
  • Candace Morgan Hope, #metoo, $750.00 
  • Liz Chalfin, Printmaking in Johannesburg, $250.00 
  • Caroline Jennings, Oxbow Gallery, Cooperative Gallery Affiliate Project, $500.00 
  • Debra Orgera, Lindsay Fogg-Willits, Art History & Material Exploration at the Recovery Center, $600.00 
  • Patricia Cataldo, The Paper Project, $335.00 
  • Jeff Wrench, Sojourner Truth mural, $330.00 
  • Eli Liebman, Self Care: Life Inside the Empire, $250.00

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