Emergency Grants

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1448 Artists

Jessica Ackerley
Music/Sound
Honolulu, HI
2021

Jessica Ackerley, a composer and musician, received a grant in September to perform at Notice Recordings in Kingston, NY; Bushwick Public House and Mise En in Brooklyn, NY; and the Downtown Music Gallery in New York, NY, with performances October 2-16.

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.  

Olaniyi Akindiya
Visual Arts
Pflugerville, TX
2021

Olaniyi Akindiya, a visual artist, received a grant in August to present ILE ITAJA - SHOPPINGLIST at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, MI, on view September 16-October 3.

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 Andrew Askew
Music/Sound
Brooklyn, NY
2021

Ian Andrew 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. 

Ian Andrew Askew

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.

Lea Bertucci
Music/Sound
Queens, NY
2021

Lea Bertucci, a composer, received a grant in August to present Vapours at the ReWire Festival in the Hague, Netherlands on September 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.

Crystal Z. Campbell

Gabino Castelan
Visual Arts
New York, NY
2021

Gabino Castelan, a visual artist, received a grant in August to present work from his series Crossing In-Between as part of the group exhibition Bronx Calling: The Fifth AIM Biennial at the Bronx Museum of the Arts in the Bronx, NY, on view October 20, 2021-January 16, 2022. 

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.

Sophia Cleary
Performance Art/Theater
Los Angeles, CA
2021

Sophia Cleary, a performance artist, received a grant in September to present One & Only at The Kitchen in New York, NY, with performances October 1-2.

Max Colby
Visual Arts
Brooklyn, NY
2021

Max Colby,  a visual artist, received a grant in September to present They Consume Each Other as part of a group exhibition at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling in New York, NY, on view October 13, 2021-February 19, 2022. 

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.

Zorica Colic