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Past Artist Grant Recipients

October 2022

Aaron Jones, Professional Basics: Nature in the Round

April Dawes, Education Assistance: The Story Behind the Portrait Oil Painting Workshop

Ghazal Ghazi, Creative Projects: Fish Without a Sea

Leslie Kraus, Creative Projects: SQUID

Mia Pons, Education Assistance: MFA Application Fees

Nicole Emmons, Professional Basics: Speak Again

William Livingston, Community/Artist Partnership: Calling Cards Poster Project


July 2022

Briana Hefley-Shepard, Professional Basics: A Level Cutting Field

Deborah Burian, Education Assistance: Halls Island Artist Residence

Destiny Green, Creative Projects: On Space and Time

Erick Perry, Creative Projects: Takes of Village

Nancy Andrasko, Professional Basics: New ceramic studio set up

Theresa Sacket, Community/Artist Partnership: Veteran's Landing Art Therapy Classes


April 2022

Debra Martin-Barber, Professional Basics: Website Development

Erin Latham, Creative Projects: Passage

Hailey Craighead, Education Assistance: The Illustration Conference 

Kendall Ross, Professional Basics: Artwork Images

Lauren Rosenfelt, Professional Basics: Myriad Botanical Gardens

Marium Rana, Creative Projects: Flowers for Surayya Anne: A Multisensory Mural

Nancy Peterson, Education Assistance: Convergence

Raasheda Burnett, Creative Projects: DreamLand Exhibition


January 2022

Audrey Schmitz, Community/Artist Partnership: Kay County Patriotic Art Installation Project

Darci Lenker, Professional Basics: Funding for Website

Emma Lynn, Professional Basics: Jewelry and Metals Shop Advancements 

Jordan Vineyard, Creative Projects: All the King's Horses

Matthew Ferree, Professional Basics: Display Booth

Sierra Revis, Professional Basics: Sas Designs


October 2021

Audrey Peck, Professional Basics: Photography Equipment

Lucas Wrench, Creative Projects: OK #1 Collaboration with Edgar and Shanna Heap of Birds

Liz Roth, Creative Projects: Understanding Place and 40 Degrees North Latitude

Nicki Wood, Professional Basics: Ceramic Studio Supply Grant

Shelby Head, Creative Projects: Am I That Name?


July 2021

Gayla Hollis, Professional Basics: Large Artworks, Demos, and Artist Tour & Talk

Jessica Teckemeyer, Creative Projects: Global Food Insecurities Exposed by COVID-19

LaQuincy Reed, Creative Projects: Black in the West

Ronn Burton, Community/Artist Partnership: Mix-Tape at Factory Obscura

Dominique McPhail, Education Assistance: Introduction to Encaustic Workshop

Michael Hoffner, Creative Projects: Movement

Amy Sanders De Melo, Professional Basics: Website and Branding Redesign by OKC BIPOC Designer


April 2021

Marie Casimir, Creative Projects: Notes on Survival 

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

Gabriel Rojas, Professional Basics: Professional Development Aid

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

Cathryn Thomas, Professional Basics: New Studio

Deborah Burian, Professional Basics: Juxtaposition: Oil and Water

JP Morrison Lans, Professional Basics: Assistance with Application Fees

Kathy White, Education Assistance: High Road to Taos

Brenda Eidson, Education Assistance: High Road to Taos Workshop


January 2021

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

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

Tanner Bowen, Creative Projects: Bright Souls Mural Quilt


October 2020

Emma Difani, Community/Artist Partnership: Seed Reef

Shelby Head, Professional Basics: Am I That Name?

Carrie Kouts, Creative Projects: Dominion


July 2020

Alexander Walter Tamahn, Creative Projects: Anti-Venom Exhibition

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

Patrick Conlon, Creative Projects: You Are Here

Amy Rockett-Todd, Professional Basics: Evenheat Studio Pro 17 Glass Kiln

Cristiana Prado, Professional Basics: Offering and Guarding Exhibition

Nicole Emmons, Creative Projects: Commodification of the Sacred


April 2020

Gabriel Rojas, Professional Basics: Painting/Mixed Media Supplies

Jordan Vinyard, Creative Projects: Scummy Scummy No Fun Bunny Bunny

Amber DuBoise-Shepherd, Professional Basics: Framing and Matting of Mixed Media Piece

MariaLeticia Galizzi, Education Assistance: Painting Residency

Carol Webster, Education Assistance: Layers and Plates July 2020


January 2020

M J Alexander, Community/Artist Partnership: OF PERPETUAL SOLACE

Tess Elliot, Creative Projects: Grass Land

Krista Mustain, Creative Projects: Sleep Study

Nancy Peterson, Education Assistance: Convergence International Fiber Arts Conference

Kerry Billington, Professional Basics: 2020 Oklahoma City Festival of the Arts


October 2019

Sayuri Artsy, Education Assistance: Gamerome Conference
Maria Chaverri, Professional Basics: Paseo Plunge Solo Show
Jim Weaver, Creative Projects: The Long Hard Ride
Jennifer Bradley, Education Assistance: Stone Setting Course
Mariah Addis, Professional Basics: Living Table


July 2019

Ryan Davis, Education Assistance: Anderson Ranch Ceramic Workshop
Brian Lawes, Creative Projects: Lost Kings: Short Film
Jeff Van Hanken, Community Artist Partnership: We Slept by Creeks
Naima Lowe, Creative Projects: Ropes, Pinks.
Tali Weinberg, Creative Projects: Woven Climate Datascapes


April 2019

Eric Hoefer, Creative Projects: Architectonic Ceramic Vessel Exhibition and Public Lecture in Rome, Italy
Carla Waugh, Professional Basics: Exhibition Displays
Leslie Dallam, Professional Basics: Exhibition Framing
Sarah Ahmad, Creative Projects: Quilting Across Great Divides
Marilyn Artus, Creative Projects: Her Flag
Dan Farnum, Creative Projects: Young Blood
Christen Humphries, Professional Basics: Exhibition Framing
Eyakem Gulilat, Creative Projects: Humanity is the Foundation
Jenna Bryan, Community Artist Partnership: Zines Y’all


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
Jack Bryant, Tulsa, Professional Basics Grant: Found on Side of Road
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
Laurence Myers Reese, Norman, Education Grant: NYC Study Trip and CoreAlign Workshop
Shannon Smith, Oklahoma City, Professional Basics Grant: Inclusion in Art 2018 Mentee Showing


April 2018
Nancy Andrasko, Tulsa, Education Grant: 5 Day Workshop with Peter Pincus
Crystal Z Campbell, Tulsa, Education Grant: Flaherty Film Seminar
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


January 2018
Sheridan Conrad, Oklahoma City, Education Grant: Chasing and Repousse Workshop
Reese Hadzeriga, Stillwater, Education Grant: Residencia Corazon
Mary Ketch, Norman, Professional Basics Grant: Artist Tent
Angie LaPaglia, Mulhall, Professional Basics Grant: Lucid
Beatriz Mayorca, Oklahoma City, Creative Projects Grant: [Evolve] Artistic Bike Rack
Haley Prestifilippo, Norman, Professional Basics Grant: Framing
Jordan Vinyard, Mustang, Creative Projects Grant: Addendum #2


October 2017
MJ Alexander, Oklahoma City, Creative Projects Grant: Oklahoma
Tammy Brummel, Oklahoma City, Professional Basics Grant: Mutable Landscape
David Holland, Oklahoma City, Professional Basics Grant: Clouds in Perpetual Motion
Holly Wilson, Mustang, Creative Projects Grant: Through the Lens


July 2017
Sarah Atlee, Oklahoma City, Education Grant: Artist Residency
Rena Detrixhe and Grace Grothaus, Tulsa, Creative Projects Grant: Wake
Mandy Messina, Oklahoma City, Professional Basics Grant: Professional Framing
Amy Sanders, Oklahoma City, Creative Projects Grant: Invisible Words for Hidden Messages
Jim Weaver, Ada, Education Grant: Watershed Summer Residency at Wingtip Press
Amy Young, Shawnee, Professional Basics Grant: Funds for Preparation to Apply to Grad School


April 2017
Rebecca Arman, Oklahoma City, Professional Basics Grant: Marketing and Display
James Cook, Oklahoma City, Creative Projects Grant: Digital Divas
romy owens, Oklahoma City, Community Artist Partnership Grant: Under Her Wing was the Universe
Liz Roth, Stillwater, Education Grant: Golden Foundation 2017 Residency
Audrey Schmitz, Tonkawa, Community Artist Partnership Grant: Hands in Clay
Timothy Walsh, Oklahoma City, Professional Basics Grant: Pottery Wheel Accessories
Nicki Wood, Stillwater, Education Grant: Watershed Ceramics Summer Session


January 2017
Nancy Andrasko, Tulsa, Education Grant: Watershed Summer Residency Session
Crystal Z Campbell, Tulsa, Education Grant: NCECA
Taylor Painter-Wolfe, Tulsa, Creative Projects Grant: Earth and Sky


October 2016
Justine Green, Tulsa, Professional Basics Grant: Purchasing Framing and Matting Materials
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
Jason Wilson, Hartshorne, Professional Basics Grant: Funding Towards Professional Photographs of Artwork


July 2016
Nancy Peterson, Norman, Education Grant: Convergence Conference Workshop: Mashru Scarf: Ikat in Indian Style with Natural Dye
Jordan Vinyard, Mustang, Creative Projects Grant: Orifice
Carolyn Wheeler, Tulsa, Creative Projects Grant: Osage Orange


April 2016
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
Liz Roth, Stillwater, Creative Projects Grant: Energy Landscapes: Xiaoxiang International Printmaking Center Residency and Solo Art Exhibition
Gloria Shows, Oklahoma City, Professional Basics Grant: Artist Residency
Mark Zimmerman, Edmond, Education Grant: Advanced Course: Wet Collodion Workshop


January 2016
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
Adam Lanman, Oklahoma City, Community Artist Partnership Grant: Skyline : Timeline: a celebration of the changing face of Oklahoma City
Dallos Paz, Norman, Creative Projects Grant: Soul Education: The Life and Teachings of Sri B.N.S. Iyengar
Amy Sanders, Kellyville, Education Grant: National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts 50th Annual Conference

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