Arts Grantees in Winter 2012

Amigos Bravos - $500:  The "Art & River Restoration" project aims to harvest the creative energy of artists in service of environmental protection and restoration of the Rio Pueblo Canyon and Taos Gorge; mentor young Hispanic and Native artists; and provide a model for future projects throughout the West (grant made by the Sanford and Jane Brickner Advised Fund).

Española Valley Fiber Arts - $250:  To make the joy of creativity, mastery of skill and support of a multi-cultural artistic community accessible to all; to learn from, inspire each other while honoring our diverse traditions and valuing the unique potential of each artist (grant made by the Susan and Conrad De Jong Fund).

Fine Arts for Children & Teens (FACT) - $2,000:  To support ARTreach, a 24-week, school-day integrated visual arts learning program designed to support children's academic and creative learning for 135 Kindergarten through 6th grade children attending the Santa Clara Pueblo Day School. Local Pueblo artists will co-teach classes (grant made by the Native American Advised Endowment Fund).

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum - $1,000:  To conserve the art and legacy of an iconic American artist within the context of American modernism, while through youth outreach programs the museum helps augment the arts programming lost to budget cuts in area schools (grant made by the Richard Hertz & Doris Meyer Fund).

The Lensic Performing Arts Center - $500:  To support increased access to artistic and education programs that bring residents together to celebrate their common heritage and build understanding among diverse cultures (grant made by the Susan and Conrad De Jong Fund).

Littleglobe, Inc. - $10,000:  To work with elders, families, youth, adults and intergenerational ensembles in the creation of groundbreaking works of art, performance and collaboration, including the Santa Fe Bus Opera, created by a community process and premiering on city buses.

Outside In Productions - $500:  To bring live music, dance and other performing arts and workshops into a wide array of institutions:  the Youth with Promise program offers ten weekly music, dance and visual arts workshops for juvenile offenders and at-risk youth (grant made by the Richard Hertz & Doris Meyer Fund).

Partners in Education – ArtWorks - $5,000:  To bring teaching artists – dancers, actors, musicians, poets and visual artists – into public school classrooms. 

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival - $5,000:  To expand its successful Music in Our Schools education and concert program into five new Santa Fe elementary schools – Nava, Sweeney, Atalaya, Tesuque and Chaparral.   The program also serves Pueblo Day School Students (grant made by the Quarrier B. Cook Fund).

Teatro Paraguas - $5,000:  To present classic, contemporary and original Hispanic/Latino theater and poetry in bilingual productions, featuring the work of New Mexico playwrights and poets.

Tewa Women United - $2,000:  For TWU’s "Sacred lands & Waters Need People Power" program:  i In Northern NM, youth will participate in artful messaging that will help change attitudes stuck in "toxic money" (grant made by the Native American Advised Endowment Fund).

Theater Grottesco - $500:  To support the production of an original full-length play; continuation of unique outreach programs; and the creation of new performance and rehearsal space (grant made by the Susan and Conrad De Jong Fund).

Vecinos del Rio - $5,500:  To support education and training of youth and children in local cultural and heritage ethics and stewardship; in petroglyph recording, and support for teachers and students, including a STEM-based 4th curriculum (includes $500 from the Susan and Conrad De Jong Fund).

Wise Fool New Mexico - $10,500:  To run accessible year-round programs in community spaces across New Mexico. Wise Fool shows seek to inspire both wonder and dialogue (includes $500 from the Susan and Conrad De Jong Fund).

Youth Shelters GLAM Project - $5,000:  To provide opportunities for creative expression – art, dance, music and poetry at Glam – Gay and Lesbian Alliance Meeting.  Creative expression facilitates healing of trauma, issues of exploitation, abuse and neglect experienced by homeless GLBT youth (grant made by the Lesbian and Gay Endowment Fund).

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