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2016 Emergency Grants: Visual Arts

64 Projects Supported

Golnar Adili (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in August to exhibit Language Landscape at the Kentler International Drawing Space in Brooklyn, September 9-October 23.

Ruby Amanze (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in December to present her solo exhibition Star Fish at Smack Mellon in Brooklyn, January 14-February 26.

Aaron Asis (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, architect, and designer, received a grant in September to present unSeen Green in the Green-Wood Cemetery Chapel in Brooklyn, October 4-20.

Ivana Basic (New York, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in August to present SOMA at the Whitney Museum of American Art, October 28-February 5.

Andrea Bastidas Vivar (Miami, FL), an interdisciplinary artist and curator, received a grant in June to present new work with her collective Television Government at the Berlin Biennale, June 4-September 18.

Thomas Beale (New York, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in October to exhibit The Dream Eating the Dream at PORT in New Orleans, November 17-December 19.

Jesus Benavente (Long Island City, NY), a video and performance artist, received a grant in March to present his performance-based, audiovisual work Las Reinas with Felipe Castelblanco at the Queens Museum in Queens, April 10-July 31.

Orit Ben-Shitrit (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in October to present video installations at the Museum of the National University of February Third in Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 29-December 20.

Alina Bliumis (New York, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in July to exhibit POST-NEWS, Georgia as part of the 8th edition of Fest I Nova in Tbilisi, Georgia, September 17-October 8.

Joseph Bochynski (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in April to present Civics at Big Orbit Gallery in Buffalo, NY, April 23-May 29.

Becky Brown (Bronx, NY), a visual and installation artist, received a grant in February to create and install her site-specific work Stuy Town Classic Kitchen at the New York Art Residency and Studios Foundation Gallery in Brooklyn, March 11-April 8.

Kristin Cammermeyer (Los Angeles, CA), a multi-media artist, received a grant in July to produce a site-specific work and exhibition at the Elephant Art Space in Los Angeles, August 15-September 15.

Crystal Campbell (Tulsa, OK), a visual artist, received a grant in November to install Go-Rilla Means War at SculptureCenter in Long Island City, January 23-March 27.

Carolina Caycedo (Los Angeles, CA), a visual, performance, and social practice artist, received a grant in March to perform Beyond Control and present Yuma Cachuma and Dam Knot Anus at the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara, CA, March 12-July 24.

Lionel Cruet-Morales (Brooklyn, NY), an installation artist, received a grant in September to exhibit Intangible Sites as part of PASEO Taos in Taos, NM, September 23-24.

Amy Curtis (Lyman, ME), an installation artist, received a grant in August to exhibit her interactive installation MEMORY at the Bates Mill Complex in Lewiston, ME, September 17-October 28.

Lauren Davis Fisher (Los Angeles, CA), a visual artist and performer, received a grant in June to install SET TESTS in Made in L.A. 2016 at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, July 9-September 4.

Kerry Downey (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in October to exhibit Read My Lips at the Knockdown Center in Queens, October 28-December 18.

Jonathan Ehrenberg (New York, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in April to install Bad Tools at SculptureCenter in Long Island City, May 1-August 1.

Yale Epstein (Woodstock, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in July for his exhibition From the Ashes at the Woodstock Artists Association and Museum in Woodstock, NY, July 16-August 28.

Patricia Fernández (Los Angeles, CA), a visual artist, received a grant in December to install Memory in Progress at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery in Los Angeles, February 5-March 26, 2017.

David Flaugher (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in May to present his solo exhibition at the Eli Ping Frances Perkins Gallery in New York, June 18-July 9.

Eve Fowler (Los Angeles, CA), a visual artist, received a grant in October to present her solo exhibition at Participant Inc. in New York, November 6-January 3.

Maria Gaspar (Chicago, IL), a visual artist, received a grant in March for her solo exhibition, Brown Brilliance Darkness Matter at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago, March 25-July 31.

Andrea Geyer (New York, NY), a visual and performance artist, received a grant in January to present her video installation Dance Silence at the Museum of Modern Art in Salzburg, Austria, March 19-July 3.

Mark Gibson (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in March to present Some Monsters Loom Large at Fredericks and Freiser Gallery in New York, March 24-April 23.

Sara Greenberger Rafferty (Brooklyn, NY), a visual and video artist, received a grant in December to complete her video art piece Gloves Off for her solo exhibition at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art in New Paltz, NY, January 17-20.

Steve Gurysh (Pittsburgh, PA), an interdisciplinary artist, received a grant in January to present Carbohydrocarbon at W139 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, January 29-February 28.

Zeal Harris (Los Angeles, CA), a visual artist, received a grant in September to present Home Remedies for Driving While Black in venues throughout California, September 15, 2016-February 13, 2017.

Katie Holten (New York, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in April to complete Our Nature, a site-specific work for the public art project Hidden View in Offenbach, Germany, August 19-October 16.

Maria Hupfield (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in August to create a gallery installation as part of Chez BRKLYN at the Galleri Se Konst in Falun, Sweden, August 27-3.

Will Hutnick (Wassaic, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in March to install Excavators at DEMO Project in Springfield, IL, March 11-April 2.

Ellie Irons (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in September to exhibit Hue Dichotomies: Two Meadows and present an artist lecture in the Exhibition Hall of the National Library of Latvia, in Riga, Latvia, September 29–November 6.

Claudia Joskowicz (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant to present her video installation Sympathy for the Devil at MeetFactory Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic, June 11-August 31.

Sue Jeong Ka (New York, NY), an interdisciplinary, visual, and social practice artist, received a grant in March to exhibit ID Shop as part of a group exhibition organized by South Asian Women's Creative Collective at the Queens Museum in Queens, March 12-April 2.

Nsenga Knight (Durham, NC), a visual artist, received a grant in September to produce Planes and Corridors at The Drawing Center in New York, October 6-November 6.

Joan Logue (New York, NY), a video artist, received a grant in December to exhibit 30 Second Venetian Decrees at Ikona Gallery in Venice, Italy, January 26-March 15, 2017.

Patte Loper (Brooklyn, NY), a sculpture and installation artist, received a grant in May to install Seeking Higher Ground at Suyama Space in Seattle, WA, May 23-August 19.

Jason Lujan (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in August to create a gallery installation and site-specific performances at the Galleri Se Konst in Falun, Sweden, August 27-30.

Nadja Marcin (Brooklyn, NY), a visual and performance artist, received a grant in August to exhibit Cinema Pirata: How to undress for your husband at SOHO20's +/- Project Space in Brooklyn, September 8-October 9.

Helina Metaferia (Oakland, CA), a visual and performance artist, received a grant in November to exhibit Home | Free at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco, January 25-April 7.

Lucia Monge (Providence, RI), a visual artist, received a grant in June to exhibit Plantón Móvil at Bosse & Baum in London, United Kingdom, July 23-July 30.

Joseph Morris (Brooklyn, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in January to exhibit sculptural and illustrative work at Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven, CT, January 28-February 26.

Shervone Neckles (Queens Village, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in September to exhibit Give and Take at SPACE Gallery in Portland, ME, September 21-November 4.

Morgan O'Hara (New York, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in April to exhibit her series TIME STUDIES at the Tenri Cultural Institute in New York, April 21-May 3.

Leah Raintree (New York, NY), a visual artist, received a grant in April to exhibit Another Land: After Noguchi at the Noguchi Museum in Long Island City, August 3, 2016-January 2017.

Guy Richards Smit (Brooklyn, NY), a video artist, performer, musician, and painter, received a grant in February to install The Grossmalerman Show as part of SPRING/BREAK Art Show in New York, March 1-7.

Morgan Ritter (Portland, OR), a visual artist and poet, received a grant in May to exhibit Holding a Cup on a Boar at RONGWRONG in Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 28-June 11.

Monica Rodriguez (Los Angeles, CA), a visual artist, received a grant in April to exhibit Nada ha sucedido, el imperio invasor seguira devorándolo todo at el Museo del Arsenal de la Puntilla in San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 12-August 28.

Emanuel Röhss (Los Angeles, CA), a visual artist, received a grant in August to present Mad Horizon with John Skoog at Index: The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden, September 15-December 4.

Boryana Rossa (Syracuse, NY), a video artist, received a grant in April to present her video installation After the Fall at VIVACOM Art Hall in Sofia, Bulgaria, June 20-July 3.

Radka Salcmannova (Brooklyn, NY), a mixed-media artist and performer, received a grant in August to exhibit Monument of Observation at the MeetFactory/Gallery Kostka in Prague, Czech Republic, September 8-October 6.

Heidi Schwegler (Portland, OR), a visual artist, received a grant in June for her site-specific installation as part of the Portland2016 Biennial in Clatskanie, OR, July 9-September 18.

Jessica Segall (Brooklyn, NY), a video and installation artist, received a grant in August to install Earthscapes II at Fridman Gallery in New York, September 8-October 9.

Peter Simensky (Portland, OR), an installation artist, received a grant in September to exhibit his public art project Unearth at the Sapporo Odori 500-m Underground Walkway Gallery in Sapporo, Japan, October 29, 2016-January 8, 2017.

Sable Elyse Smith (New York, NY), a visual and installation artist, received a grant in August to construct Wayfinding at Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City, August 25, 2016-March 31, 2017.

Gabriel Sosa (Somerville, MA), a visual and social practice artist, received a grant in August to produce the month-long social practice project ArtWork at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art in History in Santa Cruz, CA, August 23-September 25.

Eric Souther (Mishawaka, IN), a video and new media artist, received a grant in July to present Search Engine Vision “ISIS" as part of ArtPrize 2016 at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art in Grand Rapids, MI, September-October 16.

Roy Staab (West Allis, WI), an environmental artist, received a grant in June to create a site-specific land art work as part of the 2016 Art-Nature Environmental Sculpture Symposium in Gabrovtsi, Bulgaria, July 11-July 24.

Alysse Stepanian (Alhambra, CA), a visual and performance artist, received a grant in October for a solo video installation exhibition of #MemoryoftheUniverse | Syria Planum: For Water for Oil at Gallery Deux in Marseille, France, November 8-December 3.

Lawrence Sumulong (New York, NY), a photographer, received a grant in September for his series The Last of Us at the NYU Department of Photography's Gulf and Western Gallery in New York, November 12-January 2017.

Kenneth Tam (Houston, TX), a video artist, received a grant in June to exhibit his new video The Dance at Commonwealth and Council in Los Angeles, July 30-September 3.

Livia Ungur (Brooklyn, NY), a video, installation, and performance artist, received a grant in January to present Hotel Dallas at the Berlin International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, February 11-21.

Alice Wang (Los Angeles, CA), a visual artist, received a grant in September to exhibit The Earth Is Plummeting Towards The Sun While Just Missing It at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions in Los Angeles, October 13-23.