Monday, July 14, 2008

RISCA announces grants

The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts today announced $832,977 in grants to 109 applicants, in the first round of grants for the 2008-09 season.

The largest grants went to:
Trinity Repertory Company, General Operating Support, Providence, $110,000
RI Philharmonic Orchestra, General Operating Support, East Providence, $87,000
RI School of Design Museum of Art, General Operating Support, Providence, $85,000
AS220, General Operating Support, Providence, $45,000
Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre, General Operating Support, Pawtucket, $30,000
Festival Ballet Providence, General Operating Support, Providence, $28,464
Everett Dance Theatre, General Operating Support, Providence, $28,292
Perishable Theatre Inc, General Operating Support, Providence, $28,000
Newport Art Museum, General Operating Support, Newport, $23,567
Island Moving Company, General Operating Support, Newport, $21,000

Individual artist fellowships were awarded to:
Kelli Auerbach, Fellowship in Fiction, Providence, $5,000
Kelli Auerbach, Fellowship-Play/Screenwriting, Providence, $1,000
Michael Fishel Bresler, Fellowship in Folk Arts, Providence, $5,000
Amanda Brown, Fellowship in Crafts, Providence, $1,000
Laura Colella, Fellowship in Film & Video, Providence, $1,000
Jill Colinan, Fellowship in Crafts, Providence $5,000
Edward J Delaney, Fellowship in Film & Video, Providence, $5,000
Christine Evans, Fellowship-Play/Screenwriting, Providence, $5,000
Edward H Hardy, Fellowship in Fiction, Cranston, $1,000
Allen L Hazard Sr., Fellowship in Folk Arts, Charlestown, $1,000
Jonathan Laustsen, Fellowship in 3-D Art, Pawtucket, $5,000
Amy Lovera, Fellowship in Photography, Providence, $5,000
Mary Beth Meehan, Fellowship in Photography, Providence, $1,000
David O Connell, Fellowship in Poetry, North Providence, $5,000
Barbara Schweitzer, Fellowship in Poetry, North Smithfield, $1,000
Linsey Wallace, Fellowship-3 Dimensional Art, Providence, $1,000

The entire list is here (pdf).


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