Emergency Grants

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1416 Artists

Stephanie Acosta
Performance Art/Theater
Brooklyn, NY
2021

Stephanie Acosta, an interdisciplinary artist working in performance, received a grant in April to present Good Day God Damn at The Chocolate Factory Theater in Long Island City, May 15-June 6.  

Nahshon Anderson
Performance Art/Theater
Los Angeles, CA
2021

Nahshon Dion Anderson, a writer and performer, received a grant in March to present Honoring our Trancestors virtually on March 31.

Ian Askew
Music/Sound
Brooklyn, NY
2021

Ian Askew, a performance, theater, and musical artist, received a grant in July to present SLAMDANCE at The Performing Garage in New York, NY, with performances in July. 

Trevor Bazile
Performance Art/Theater
Brooklyn, NY
2021

Trevor Bazile, an interdisciplinary artist and director, received a grant in April to present ACT 1, PROLOGUE: BACKWOODS at the Next Waves Theater at Volksbühne Theater in Berlin, May 21-31.  

Sonya Belaya
Music/Sound
Brooklyn, NY
2021

Sonya Belaya, a musician and composer, received a grant in June to present Cognitive Distortions / Ancestral Patterns at Roulette in Brooklyn, NY, on June 25.

Sula Bermudez-Silverman
Visual Arts
Altadena, CA
2021

Sula Bermudez-Silverman, a multidisciplinary artist and sculptor, received a grant in February to present To Fear a Painted Devil at Murmurs in Los Angeles, on view March 6-April 10.

Jessica Blinkhorn
Performance Art/Theater
Atlanta, GA
2021

Jessica Elaine Blinkhorn, a performance artist, received a grant in March to present The Normal Depot: The Cost of Being Normal in Art in Odd Places 2021: Normal on May 14.

J. Bouey
Dance
Brooklyn, NY
2021

J. Bouey, a choreographer and dancer, received a grant in May to present Chiron in Leo virtually, co-presented by Gibney in New York, NY, and JACK in Brooklyn, NY, with virtual performances May 28-29.

Katie Brook / Televiolet
Performance Art/Theater
New York, NY
2021

Katie Brook / Televiolet, a director, received a grant in July to present ISLANDER at HERE Arts Center in New York, NY, with performances August 20-September 4.

Crystal Z. Campbell
Visual Arts
Oklahoma City, OK
2021

Crystal Z. Campbell, a visual artist, received a grant in April to present Notes From Black Wall Street (Or How to Project Yourself into the Future) at ahha in Tulsa, OK, May 7-July 25.

Ellen Christi
Music/Sound
New York, NY
2021

Ellen Christi, a musician and composer, received in grant in May to conduct a three-city tour with her trio, The Baldwin Expansion Project, at Rhizome in Washington, DC, Henry Wong’s An die Musik in Mount Vernon, MD, and ShapeShifter Lab in Brooklyn, NY, with performances July 17-August 15.

Janessa Clark
Dance
Brooklyn, NY
2021

Janessa Clark, a dancer and choreographer, received a grant in February to present COMMUNION at HERE Arts Center, in New York, with weekly screenings February 5-July 1.

Kristina Cole
Dance
Astoria, NY
2021

Kristina Cole, a choreographer and dancer, received a grant in May to present It’s a Shame... in the A+J Summer Happening Festival in New York, NY, with outdoor performances June 10-18.

Zorica Colic
Visual Arts
New York, NY
2021

Zorica Colic, a sculptor and installation and video artist, received a grant in April to present Cutaneous Vision in the group exhibition Shifting Sands at ChaShaMa in New York, May 14-June 10.

Maureen Connor, Kadambari Baxi, and Landon Newton
Visual Arts
New York, NY
2021

Maureen Connor, Kadambari Baxi, and Landon Newton, visual and installation artists, received a grant in May to present Found (abortion) Monument in the land-based exhibition Owning Earth at Unison Arts Center in New Paltz, NY, on view June 26-September 31, 2022.

Hoesy Corona
Visual Arts
Tulsa, OK
2021

Hoesy Corona, an installation, performance, and video artist, received a grant in May to present Sunset Moonlight at The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, MD, on view May 27-July 18.

Lizania Cruz
Visual Arts
Brooklyn, NY
2021

Lizania Cruz, a visual and performance artist, received a grant in April to present In Search of Motives at A.I.R. Gallery in Brooklyn, April 23-May 25.

Matthew Cumbie
Dance
Washington, DC
2021

Matthew Cumbie, a dancer and choreographer, received a grant in July to present ReWritten in partnership with the Berkshire County Historical Society at Arrowhead, Herman Melville’s historic home in Pittsfield, MA, with performances August 13-15.

Alexander D'Agostino
Performance Art/Theater
Baltimore, MD
2021

Alexander D’Agostino, a performance artist, received a grant in July to present Lavender Scary Fairy at Transformer in Washington, DC, with performances August 7-14.

Rachelle Dang and Jodie Lyn-Kee-Chow
Visual Arts
Brooklyn, NY
2021

Rachelle Dang and Jodie Lyn-Kee-Chow (Brooklyn, NY), visual and performance artists, received a grant in March to present Daughters of Lam at Five Myles in Brooklyn, NY, on view April 24-May 30.