Past Artist Grant Recipients

April 2021

Marie Casimir, Oklahoma City, Creative Projects: Notes on Survival 

Liz Blood, Tulsa, Creative Projects: Creative Field Guide to Northeastern Oklahoma

Perpetual Motion, Oklahoma City, Creative Projects: REWIND - A Collaboration with Factory Obscura

Gabriel Rojas, Tulsa, Professional Basics: Professional Development Aid

Cathryn Thomas, Tulsa, Professional Basics: New Studio

Deborah Burian, Oklahoma City, Professional Basics: Juxtaposition - Oil and Water

JP Morrison Lans, Tulsa, Professional Basics: Assistance with Application Fees

Kathy White, Guymon, Education Assistance: High Road to Taos

Brenda Eidson, Guymon, Education Assistance: High Road to Taos Workshop


January 2021

Julie Alpert, Tulsa, Creative Projects: Familiar Things - Solo Exhibition at Ahha Tulsa

Tanner Bowen, Oklahoma City, Creative Projects: Bright Souls Mural Quilt

Lauren Rosenfelt, Norman, Community/Artist Partnership: Site Specific Artistic Signage at the Norman Central Library


October 2020

Carrie Kouts, Oklahoma City, Creative Projects: Dominion

Emma Difani and Malcolm Zachariah, Oklahoma City, Community Artist Partnership: Seed Reef

Shelby Head, Tulsa, Professional Basics: Am I That Name?


July 2020

Lucas Wrench, Tulsa, Creative Projects: Art, Archives, and Memory

Alexander Tamahn, Tulsa, Creative Projects: Anti-Venom Exhibition

Patrick Conlon, Oklahoma City, Community Artist Partnership: You Are Here


April 2020
Jordan Vineyard, Mustang, Creative Projects: Scummy Scummy No Fun Bunny Bunny
Nicole Emmons-Willis, Creative Projects: Commodification of the Sacred
Amber DuBoise-Shepherd, Shawnee, Professional Basics: Framing and Matting of Mixed Media Piece
Gabriel Rojas, Tulsa, Professional Basics: Painting/Mixed Media
Carol Webster, Oklahoma City, Education Assistance: Layers and Plates July 2020
MariaLeticia Galizzi, Norman, Education Assistance: Painting Residency


January 2020
Tess Elliot, Norman, Creative Projects: Grass Land
Krista Mustain, Tulsa, Creative Projects: Sleep Study
MJ Alexander, Oklahoma City, Community Artist Partnership: Of Perpetual Solace
Kerry Billington, Edmond, Professional Basics: Matting Framing display pedestals


October 2019

Jim Weaver, Edmond, Creative Projects: The Long Hard Ride
Mariah Addis, Tulsa, Professional Basics: Living Table

Maria Chaverri, Oklahoma City, Professional Basics: Paseo Plunge Solo Show
Jennifer Bradley, Tulsa, Education Assistance: Stone Setting Course

Sayuri Artsy, Oklahoma City, Education Assistance: Gamerome Conference


July 2019
Brian Lawes, Oklahoma City, Creative Projects: Lost Kings: Short Film
Naima Lowe, Tulsa, Creative Projects: Ropes, Pinks.
Tali Weinberg, Tulsa, Creative Projects: Woven Climate Datascapes

Jeff Van Hanken, Tulsa, Community Artist Partnership: We Slept by Creeks

Ryan Davis, Norman, Education Assistance: Anderson Ranch Ceramic Workshop


April 2019

Sarah Ahmad, Tulsa, Creative Projects: Quilting Across Great Divides
Marilyn Artus, Oklahoma City, Creative Projects: Her Flag

Dan Farnum, Tulsa, Creative Projects: Young Blood

Eyakem Gulilat, Oklahoma City, Creative Projects: Humanity is the Foundation

Eric Hoefer, Edmond, Creative Projects: Architectonic Ceramic Vessel Exhibition and Public Lecture in Rome, Italy

Jenna Bryan, Norman, Community Artist Partnership: Zines Y’all
Carla Waugh, Norman, Professional Basics: Exhibition Displays
Leslie Dallam, Norman, Professional Basics: Exhibition Framing
Christen Humphries, Comanche, Professional Basics: Exhibition Framing


January 2019
Virginia Sitzes, Oklahoma City, Education Grant: Texchange
Colleen Thurston, Tulsa, Creative Projects Grant: Drowned Land
Jordan Vinyard, Mustang, Creative Projects Grant: Scumgullion
Danielle Weigandt, Norman, Creative Projects Grant: Creating Memories in Utopia


October 2018
Margaret Aycock, Tulsa, Community Artist Partnership Grant: Art of Healing
Lydia Cheshewalla, Skiatook, Creative Projects Grant: Ephemeral Reliquaries for Experience
Antone Dolezal, Bartlesville, Creative Projects Grant: Formula #5
Alexa Goetzinger and Emma Difani, Oklahoma City, Creative Projects Grant: Connect: Collect
Gabriel Rojas, Tulsa, Professional Basics Grant: Custom Frames


July 2018
Jamil Jaser, Tahlequah, Creative Projects Grant: Then and Now
Darci Lenker, Norman, Creative Projects Grant: Tiny Masterpieces
Mandy Messina, Oklahoma City, Creative Projects Grant: Vermont Studio Centre
Jack Bryant, Tulsa, Professional Basics Grant: Found on Side of Road
Shannon Smith, Oklahoma City, Professional Basics Grant: Inclusion in Art 2018 Mentee Showing

Laurence Myers Reese, Norman, Education Grant: NYC Study Trip and CoreAlign Workshop


April 2018
Jason Cytacki, Norman, Creative Projects Grant: Midwestern Capriccio
Nicole Emmons, Oklahoma City, Creative Projects Grant: Domesti City
Mike Litzau, Edmond, Creative Projects Grant: Baseball in Japan
Trace Logan, Oklahoma City, Professional Basics Grant: Digital Composites Framing
Bryon Perdue, Midwest City, Professional Basics Grant: Works of Paper
Barbara Scott, Oklahoma City, Professional Basics Grant: Display Pedestals

Nancy Andrasko, Tulsa, Education Grant: 5 Day Workshop with Peter Pincus
Crystal Z Campbell, Tulsa, Education Grant: Flaherty Film Seminar


January 2018
Beatriz Mayorca, Oklahoma City, Creative Projects Grant: [Evolve] Artistic Bike Rack

Jordan Vinyard, Mustang, Creative Projects Grant: Addendum #2

Mary Ketch, Norman, Professional Basics Grant: Artist Tent
Angie LaPaglia, Mulhall, Professional Basics Grant: Lucid
Haley Prestifilippo, Norman, Professional Basics Grant: Framing

Sheridan Conrad, Oklahoma City, Education Grant: Chasing and Repousse Workshop
Reese Hadzeriga, Stillwater, Education Grant: Residencia Corazon


October 2017
MJ Alexander, Oklahoma City, Creative Projects Grant: Oklahoma

Holly Wilson, Mustang, Creative Projects Grant: Through the Lens
Tammy Brummel, Oklahoma City, Professional Basics Grant: Mutable Landscape
David Holland, Oklahoma City, Professional Basics Grant: Clouds in Perpetual Motion


July 2017
Rena Detrixhe and Grace Grothaus, Tulsa, Creative Projects Grant: Wake
Amy Sanders, Oklahoma City, Creative Projects Grant: Invisible Words for Hidden Messages
Mandy Messina, Oklahoma City, Professional Basics Grant: Professional Framing
Amy Young, Shawnee, Professional Basics Grant: Funds for Preparation to Apply to Grad School

Sarah Atlee, Oklahoma City, Education Grant: Artist Residency

Jim Weaver, Ada, Education Grant: Watershed Summer Residency at Wingtip Press


April 2017
James Cook, Oklahoma City, Creative Projects Grant: Digital Divas
romy owens, Oklahoma City, Community Artist Partnership Grant: Under Her Wing was the Universe

Audrey Schmitz, Tonkawa, Community Artist Partnership Grant: Hands in Clay
Rebecca Arman, Oklahoma City, Professional Basics Grant: Marketing and Display
Timothy Walsh, Oklahoma City, Professional Basics Grant: Pottery Wheel Accessories
Liz Roth, Stillwater, Education Grant: Golden Foundation 2017 Residency

Nicki Wood, Stillwater, Education Grant: Watershed Ceramics Summer Session


January 2017
Taylor Painter-Wolfe, Tulsa, Creative Projects Grant: Earth and Sky

Nancy Andrasko, Tulsa, Education Grant: Watershed Summer Residency Session
Crystal Z Campbell, Tulsa, Education Grant: NCECA


October 2016
Keli Mashburn, Fairfax, Creative Projects Grant: Wah.shka
Angela Piehl, Stillwater, Creative Projects Grant: Exhibition Support
Amanda Weathers, Oklahoma City, Community Artist Partnership Grant: The Wild Illuminate

Justine Green, Tulsa, Professional Basics Grant: Purchasing Framing and Matting Materials
Jason Wilson, Hartshorne, Professional Basics Grant: Funding Towards Professional Photographs of Artwork


July 2016
Jordan Vinyard, Mustang, Creative Projects Grant: Orifice
Carolyn Wheeler, Tulsa, Creative Projects Grant: Osage Orange

Nancy Peterson, Norman, Education Grant: Convergence Conference Workshop: Mashru Scarf: Ikat in Indian Style with Natural Dye


April 2016
Liz Roth, Stillwater, Creative Projects Grant: Energy Landscapes: Xiaoxiang International Printmaking Center Residency and Solo Art Exhibition

Randall Barnes, Midwest City, Professional Basics Grant: rs-barnes.com.
Brian Landreth, Midwest City, Professional Basics Grant: Equipment for making prints
Monty Little, Tulsa, Professional Basics Grant: Nomenclature
Gloria Shows, Oklahoma City, Professional Basics Grant: Artist Residency
Mark Zimmerman, Edmond, Education Grant: Advanced Course: Wet Collodion Workshop


January 2016
Dallos Paz, Norman, Creative Projects Grant: Soul Education: The Life and Teachings of Sri B.N.S. Iyengar

Adam Lanman, Oklahoma City, Community Artist Partnership Grant: Skyline : Timeline: a celebration of the changing face of Oklahoma City

Felix Blesch, Ramona, Education Grant: Southern Graphics Council International 2016 Conference
Katelynn Knick, Norman, Education Grant: “Material, Image, & Place: an interdisciplinary approach,” a workshop with Letha Wilson
Amy Sanders, Kellyville, Education Grant: National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts 50th Annual Conference