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American Composers Forum

1982
Music
General Program
Minnesota

New Dramatists

1987
Multidisciplinary
General Program
New York City

Colette Gaiter

1993
Visual Arts
Travel and Study
Minnesota

Collette Gaiter, a visual artist and educator, was awarded $1,000 to spend a week in Washington, D.C. to research and procure historical images of African Americans in the National Archives and Library of Congress. She plans to gather information for an interactive multimedia work.

Mu Performing Arts

2009
Theater
General Program
Minnesota

MU PERFORMING ARTS, Minneapolis, Minnesota, received $14,000 to support the New Performance Program. Mu Performing Arts is a pan-Asian performing arts organization whose mission is to be a premier artistic company that creates theater and taiko from the heart of the Asian American experience. The New Performance Program brings emerging artists who create new work in performance, spoken word, hip hop, and experimental theater to Mu Performing Arts. Four artists will participate in this second round of the New Performance Program, receiving commissions and developmental support encompassing workshop readings as well as staged readings within the New Eyes Festival.

Marylee Hardenbergh

1992
Dance
General Program
Minnesota

Voice & Vision

1998
Theater
General Program
New York City

VOICE & VISION, New York City, received a grant of $14,000 in support of its 1998-99 season. Voice & Visions mission is to build an artistic home for the many women artists who feel under-served and under-represented by the art and imagery of the common culture. This theater places women at the core of every project it undertakes. Unheard Voices is the title of the play development program, which includes workshops, readings and full productions

The Soap Factory
The Soap Factory 2014 Program Funding Request

2015
Visual Arts
General Program
Minnesota

The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, Minnesota, received $25,000 in support of the participation of emerging New York City and Minnesota-based artists in the 2015 exhibition program. The Soap Factory is a laboratory for artistic experimentation and innovation, dedicated to supporting artists and engaging audiences through the production and presentation of contemporary art in a unique and historic environment. Programs are artist-centered, offering audiences a visceral and immediate experience of art and of the life of the artist. The Soap Factory supports artists and their work not only by providing funding, development and exhibition space for new work on an unprecedented scale, but also by providing a skilled staff to assist artists in realizing new work as well as critical reviews and publications.

American Composers Orchestra, Inc.

2003
Music
General Program
New York City

The AMERICAN COMPOSERS ORCHESTRA, New York City, received a two-year grant of $30,000 in support of the multifaceted Emerging Composers Project. The Orchestra is dedicated to the creation, performance, development, and promulgation of music by American composers. It's an incubator of ideas, research and talent; a catalyst for growth and change among orchestras; and an advocate for American composers and their music. The six ongoing programmatic components of the Emerging Composers Project are the New Music Reading Sessions and Commission Award, Emerging Composer Fellowships, Commissions, Carnegie Hall Performances, Composers Out Front Series, and the Open Review Program. New in 2003-04 are the Orchestra Underground concert and the Improvise! Festival & Conference. The Orchestra maintains an open door to any interested composer wishing to have her or his work reviewed for program opportunities. Each year, the Project has a measurable impact on 15 to 20 emerging composers, providing excellent performances, important career-building opportunities and exposure.

The New Museum of Contemporary Art

1987
Visual Arts
General Program
New York City

Rafala Green

1996
Visual Arts
Travel and Study
Minnesota

Artist RAFALA GREEN will spend an extended period of time exploring the cultural and spiritual relationship to the creative process among Navajo weavers. The trip will afford her an opportunity to experience creative and spiritual energies within another culture with which she feels some affinity. Greens work is grounded in her particular realities and experiences. She recognizes an ever increasing need to build bridges of respect and meaningful communication with others whose realities and experiences are different.

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