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2015 Emergency Grants: Visual Arts

55 Projects Supported

Vanessa Albury (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in April to present Camera Obscura Kjerringøy as part of the Kjerringøy Land Art Biennale 2015 in Kjerringøy, Norway, and to present the captured images at the Bodø Kunstforening Gallery in Bodø, Norway, May 29-July 19.

Natalie Ball (Chiloquin, OR), a visual artist, received a grant in September to exhibit her work at Te Manawa in Palmerston North, New Zealand, November 27, 2015-April 17, 2016.

Paul Baumann (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in March to install his site-specific sculpture at the Academy of Arts and Letters' building in New York, March 12-April 12.

Anne Beck (Mendocino, CA), a visual artist, received a grant in August to install LANDLOOKER! A Cursory Survey of Land-Use Traveling from New York to California and Back Again, 2008 – 2015 as part of the Governors Island Art Fair on Governor's Island, New York, September 5-27.

Hannes Bend (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in May to install sweet streets/Bronx Bit(e)s at the Bronx Museum in the Bronx, July 8-September 20.

Claudia Bitran (Brooklyn, NY), a multidisciplinary artist, received a grant in November to exhibit Titanic, a Deep Emotion at the Museum of Visual Arts in Santiago, Chile, January 14-April 14, 2016.

Linda Bond (Weston, MA), a visual artist, received a grant in June to exhibit her multi-media installation One to One and mixed media drawings from Understanding History in the Kniznick Gallery at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA, August 18-October 25.

Beth Campbell (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in March to install Work Work as part of an exhibition organized by No Longer Empty in an abandoned court house in the Bronx, April 23-July 19.

Francesca Capone (Portland, OR), a visual artist and writer, received a grant in September to exhibit and publish Writing in Threads at 99c Plus Gallery in Brooklyn and Printed Matter in New York, October 9-29.

Sari Carel (Brooklyn, NY), a visual and sound installation artist, received a grant in April to present her interactive public art sculpture and audio installation Borrowed Light at Sunset Park in Brooklyn, May 8-October 8.

Reenie Charrière (Oakland, CA), a visual artist, received a grant in February to install Synthetic Rush at the Peoria Arts Guild in Peoria, IL, July 23-August 3.

Oreen Cohen (Pittsburgh, PA), a visual artist, received a grant in January to exhibit Nearly Captured at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts in Pittsburgh, February 13-May 3.

Angeles Cossio (Bloomfield, NJ), a visual artist, received a grant in August to install Re(x) at Chashama's 266 Gallery in New York, September 10-27.

Cheryl Derricote (Oakland, CA), a sculptor and glass artist, received a grant in December to install work at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco, January 27-April 3, 2016.

Angie Eng (Brooklyn, NY), a video installation artist, received a grant in December to install Doom and Gloom at Harvestworks in New York, December 16-January 31, 2016.

Mark Epstein (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in December to install House Proud at Biquini Wax in Mexico City, Mexico, February 5-March 5, 2016.

Mike Estabrook (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in October to install Warriors of The Dragon Teeth as part of Artisterium 8 at the Tbilisi State History Museum in Tbilisi, Georgia, November 6-16.

Raque Ford (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in January to present That Which We Call A Rose By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet at Soloway in Brooklyn, March 8-April 5.

Adam Friedman (Portland, OR), a visual artist, received a grant in June to exhibit Into the Aether at Mirus Gallery in San Francisco, June 20-July 11.

Martha Friedman (New York, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in October to install Pore, at Locust Projects in Miami, November 7-January 23.

Ian Gerson (Far Rockaway, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in June to install Deep Horizon at Tomato House Gallery in Brooklyn, June 26-August 8.

Rochelle Goldberg (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in November to exhibit Is The Plastic Thirsty at SculptureCenter in Long Island City, January 24-April 6.

Rob Halverson (Los Angeles, CA), a visual artist, received a grant in December to install Total Repeat at Soloway in Brooklyn, January 10-February 14.

Heather Hart (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in May to install The Southern Oracle: We Will Tear The Roof Off the Mother at Elsewhere in Greensboro, NC, on July 3.

Victoria Haven (Seattle, WA), a visual artist, received a grant in December to create a site-specific work at the Lisson Gallery in London, United Kingdom, January 22-March 5.

Tyler Hildebrand (Baltimore, MD), a visual artist, received a grant in October to present Jim Bowie Has Ebola inside his TastyKake mobile art gallery at Creative Alliance in Baltimore, MD, November 7-December 4.

Hong Hong (Hartford, CT), a visual artist, received a grant in September to exhibit I Cannot Remember the Tender-Headed Rain/Perhaps We Do Not Yet Exist at Artspace in New Haven, CT, October 10-11

Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford (Chicago, IL), a visual artist, received a grant in January to present Anachronic Objects as part of the American Academy of Arts and Letters Invitational Exhibition of Visual Art in New York, March 10-April 12.

Vandana Jain (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in October to present Study in RGB as part of Artisterium 8 at the Tbilisi State History Museum in Tbilisi, Georgia, November 6-16.

Tamara Johnson (Ridgewood, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in December to present No Your Boundaries at CUE Art Foundation in New York, February 13-March 23.

Mona Kamal (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in November to install a solo exhibition at VM Art Gallery in Karachi, Pakistan, December 22-January 7.

Patricia Leighton (New York, NY), an environmental and land artist, received a grant in July to produce Land Art Project as part of Pilsen European Capital of Culture 2015 in Pilsen, Czech Republic, on September 27.

Scott Lyman (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in August to present his video Excerpts from Alan Hollinghurst's 'The Swimming Pool Library,' as part of the Bloomberg New Contemporaries Exhibition in Nottingham and London, United Kingdom, September 18-November 24.

Alexander May (New York, NY), a visual and sound installation artist, received a grant in November to exhibit Alphabetic Origin at LAXART in Los Angeles, December 12-January 9.

Tiona McClodden (Philadelphia, PA), a filmmaker and visual artist, received a grant in November to premiere Af-fixing Ceremony: Four Movements for Essex on the Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia's website, December 1-February 1.

Harold Mendez (Houston, TX), a visual artist, received a grant in January to present Traces in the Dark at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, February 4-March 22.

Jason Mitcham (Astoria, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in October to present Future Histories at Gallery 406 Arts West at Elon University in Elon, NC, November 2-20.

MPA (Twentynine Palms, CA), a visual and performing artist, received a grant in September to exhibit The Interview: Red, Red, Future at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston in Houston, February 20-June 2, 2016.

Jack O'Hearn (South Bend, IN), an installation artist, received a grant in July to exhibit his mobile project The Camper in partnership with The Birdsell Project, August 7-October 11.

Robert Parker (Walton, NY), a sculptor, received a grant in September to present a solo show at Laundry King and a project of Catskill Art Society in Livingston Manor, NY, September 12-October 12.

Postcommodity (Albuquerque, NM), a visual arts collective, received a grant in April to present the video work Gallup Motel Butchering at the Knockdown Center in Queens, May 13-17.

Carlos Reyes (New York, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in November to install new work at White Flag Projects in St. Louis, MO, November 14-December 19.

Em Rooney (Woodside, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in December to exhibit Pressed Flowers at Bodega in New York, January 10-February 14.

Carolyn Salas (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in May to present Carolyn Salas, Solo Exhibition at Koenig and Clinton Gallery in New York, May 28-July 10.

Diana Shpungin (Brooklyn, NY), a multidisciplinary visual artist, received a grant in September to present Drawing of A House (Triptych) as part of ArtPrize at SiTE:LAB's Rumsey Street Project in Grand Rapids, MI, September 25-October 11.

Wesley Simon (Boston, MA), a film and video artist, received a grant in June to exhibit Left Behind at Elektrohaus Gallery in Hamburg, Germany, June 11-26.

Alexandria Smith (Iowa City, IA), a visual artist, received a grant in December to install don't let me be lonely at Corridor Gallery in Brooklyn, January 10-February 20.

James Southard (Lexington, KY), a video artist, received a grant in March to exhibit Ebb & Flow as part of the 6th International Videoart Festival in Camagüey, Cuba, March 28-April 5.

Michael Stoltz (Los Angeles, CA), a filmmaker, received a grant in September to present Half Human, Half Vapor as part of the 53rd New York Film Festival at Lincoln Center in New York, October 2-4.

Leigh Ruby (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, with her collaborator and brother, Jack Ruby, received a grant in April to install Car Wash Incident at Michael Jon Gallery in Detroit, MI, April 19-May 23.

John Tronsor (Pittsburgh, PA), a visual artist, received a grant in August to install untitled (mirrorpane) at Aggregate Space in Oakland, CA, August 29-September 19.

Elizabeth Tubergen (Sunnyside, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in January to exhibit Once We Agree at Vox Populi Gallery in Philadelphia, February 6-March 1.

Rodrigo Valenzuela (Houston, TX), an installation artist, received a grant in June to install New Harmony at the Central Utah Art Center in Salt Lake City, July 17-September 12,

Jessica Vaughn (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in September to install Forms of Imagination as part of the 2015 Chicago Architecture Biennial in Chicago, September 18-January 8.

Dane Winkler (Sand Lake, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in March to exhibit Moon Lasso at Salem Art Works in Salem, NY, on March 22.