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IAC > Grants Awarded > Fiscal Year 2003 Individual Artist Program Grantees Fiscal Year 2003 Individual Artist Program Grantees

The Individual Artist Program grant supports individual artists for specific project-related costs. Eligible projects are purposely left flexible to respond to artists' ideas, dreams, and needs, however, the goal of this program is to aid the artists' career development.

 Kimberly Anderson, Hartford City, 2003
To support the purchase of gas burners to complete an outdoor gas kiln, allowing the artist to create large-scale high fire figurative pieces.

Anthony Artis, Indianapolis, 2003
To support the creation of drum shells, the purchase of wood carving tools, and costs to study with Felix Eboigbe, a Nigerian wood sculptor in order to acquire the skills of wood sculpture design and execution and apply those skills to the folk art of African drummaking by adding designs to the drum shells.

James Beckel, Indianapolis, 2003
To support the creation and recording of a work for solo horn, solo percussion, and synthesized tape.

Cynthia Blasingham, Indianapolis, 2003
To support costs associated with creating a suite of etchings based on the flora and fauna of the endangered wetlands of Indiana and to exhibit a framed traveling show of these pieces in several facilities related to natural resources and education.

Maurice Broaddus, Indianapolis, 2003
To support costs associated with finishing the novel 'Strange Fruit,' including the purchase of supplies, a research trip to Madison, Ind., membership costs for two writers' organizations, and attending the World Horror Conference.

Rosemary Butterbaugh, Rising Sun, 2003

Wendy Calman, Bloomington, 2003
To support the design and construction costs to create custom crates in order to safely shop "Ties" to multiple exhibitions.

Derek Chalfant, South Bend, 2003
To support purchasing supplies and materials, as well as promotional costs, associated with creating several cast bronze sculptures that allude to objects which shelter and cover the human body.

Jessica Chalmers, South Bend, 2003
To support the artist's time during the writing of a play about the demise of the Studebaker automotive corporation and the effects on its hometown, South Bend, Ind.

Steve Cooke, Noblesville, 2003
To support attending the Austin Film Festival and Screenwriting Competition.

Ronald Davey, Jeffersonville, 2003
To support purchasing supplies and an intaglio/relief printing press to do a series of color woodcuts.

Douglas David, Indianapolis, 2003
To support further the artist's painting skills with targeted instructions and learning institutions.

Pamela de Marris, Muncie, 2003

To support costs associated with building a life-size set of a 'Pink People' scene.

Ellen Denham, Indianapolis, 2003
To support the artist, who conceived the project and will serve as librettist and production dramaturgist, for the world premiere of a ballet based on an epic story from J.R.R. Tolkien’ “The Silmarillion.”

Melinda Douglass, Muncie, 2003
To support the purchase of gold sheet, gold wire and gold solder to create a series of jewelry using gold in combination with other metals and materials, and to promote an exhibit of these new pieces.

Sabrina Falls, Indianapolis, 2003
To support paying the artist to provide live harp music at the bedside of patients on the Methodist Hospital Yellow Rose Unit in order to demonstrate the value of “music medicine” for healing or transition at the bedside of sick or dying hospital patients.

Frank Felice, Indianapolis, 2003
To support costs associated with writing a new piece of chamber music for the Chicago 21st Century New Music Ensemble.

Edward Francis, Lafayette, 2003
To support the purchase of an air compressor in order to increase the productivity and range of the artist's studio.

Helen Frost, Fort Wayne, 2003
To support the artist's time and other costs associated with visiting an artist retreat center in order to work on a book of poetry about the inner lives of children.

Lydia Gerbig-Fast, Fort Wayne, 2003
To support the purchase of equipment needed to expand and improve the capabilities of the artist's studio, and then to produce a body of work utilizing this new equipment.

Linda Goodine, Indianapolis, 2003

To support costs associated with using photography to record the America beef farmer's relationship to shifting evaluation criteria wrought by technological advances in genetic science.

Cheryl Hanley, Monroeville, 2003
To support the study and research of the development of glazes that grow crystals, including the purchase of supplies, study with a Master Crystalier, the creation of vessels and platters or tiles, and project documentation to support the final written research report.

Hannah Haas, Bloomington, 2003
To support costs associated with writing a young adult novel, including visiting English classes at various middle and high schools in order to solicit student reaction, and purchasing reference books in order to research potential agents and submit queries.

Michael Husain, Zionsville, 2003
To support the editing of a three- to five-minute video for the Center for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention (CHIP).

Jeanne Hutchinson, Poland, 2003
To support the development of a website to promote the artist's bronze sculpture both locally and nationally.

Candace Johnson (Decker), Bloomington, 2003
To support the research, development, and rehearsal of a cabaret specifically for children.

Tim Kennedy, Bloomington, 2003
To support the creation and marketing of oil paintings and watercolors that depict the domestic world as a kind of American Pastoral and continue the tradition of painting which views private life as a kind of Eden.

Chyrisse Kerley, Indianapolis, 2003
To support costs associated with editing a memoir about living with mental illness and sending the book proposal to literary agents.

Louie Laskowski, Brookston, 2003
To support designing and printing a promotional color brochure and color business cards.

William Lawson, Indianapolis, 2003
2003: To support the purchase of supplies and materials to create a series of paintings and drawings of urban scenes in Indianapolis and the surrounding communities, as well as costs associated with promoting an exhibition of these works.

Daniel Leathersich, Bloomington, 2003
To support the purchase of materials and studio time to create large-scale intaglio monoprints that will use composite imagery of memories and symbols from Pennsylvania and Indiana.

Janet Lindholm, Evansville, 2003
To support the purchase of supplies and materials and travel to thoroughbred racetracks to photograph female jockeys, as well as costs to promote an exhibit of the works.

Tamara Loewenthal, Bloomington, 2003
To support costs to produce a musical CD and booklet to accompany the artist's traditional dance workshops taught in the schools.

Patrick Mack Indianapolis, 2003
To support the design and printing of a full-color, two-fold marketing brochure highlighting the artist's sculptures.

Brigid Manning-Hamilton, Zionsville, 2003
To support costs associated with the creation of textile-based mixed-media works exploring the technique of solvent transfer of photocopied images onto fabric, including the purchase of an analogue copier, and preparing a reference sample book of transfers from copies onto a variety of fabrics.

Mary Markley, Yoder, 2003
To support costs associated with creating color block prints inspired by the historic town of Goshen, Indiana.

Charlene Marsh, Nashville, 2003 
To support exhibiting and marketing the tufted fiber artworks at an American Craft Council show.

Tony McDonald, Indianapolis, 2003
To support costs associated with creating a stage play about firefighters.

Nicholas McGill, Bloomington, 2003
To support the purchase of an air compressor and plasma torch.

Robert Nance, Fort Wayne, 2003
To support the cost of videotaping sessions, and travel and lodging, in order to study with Dr. Robert Page, a preeminent professional choral conductor.

Patrica Nelson, Muncie, 2003
To support costs associated with making animal and insect encrusted platters in metal, describing aspects of our contemporary natural environment.
2007: As a jewelry designer and metal artist, Patricia used her grant to purchase sheet metal and wire for a new series of pieces. The pieces combine plant, animal, and mathematics elements in enamel and silver.

Cynthia O'Dell, Greencastle, 2003
To support the creation of a video installation and the projection of 'Residue of Memory' into the Marengo Quarry.

Mark Parmenter, Spencer, 2003
Proposal: To buy time on a stereo lithography machine, cast the resultant objects into silver, and document the process and post it on the artist’s Web site.

Rich Remsberg, Bloomington, 2003
To support costs associated with traveling to demolition derbies throughout the Midwest, photographing the events, drivers' areas, crowds, and the ephemera of the culture as well as conducting interviews for background information and then compiling these works into a documentary photo essay which will be submitted to galleries.

Tracy Rongers, Valparaiso, 2003
To support costs associated with developing a live performance piece containing space design, projected imagery, poetry reading, and simultaneous interpretive performance by a musician and a dancer.

Betty Scarpino, Indianapolis, 2003
To support the purchase of equipment and wood in order to create larger-scale wood sculptures.

Khabir Shareef, Indianapolis, 2003
To support costs associated with the development of a character who is a time traveling West African griot of the 15th century

David Schanker, Indianapolis, 2003
To support paying for time for the artist to write and for research in and around Benton County in order to write three linked novellas set in a west central Indiana farm community.

Julia Sermersheim, Santa Claus, 2003
To support attending a class geared to painting/dying fabric and purchasing dyes and other materials in order to complete a series of abstract-collaged pieces on fabric.

John Sherman, Indianapolis, 2003
To support costs associated with a series of speaking engagements/book signings for "War Stories: A Memoir of Nigeria and Biafra.”

James Sholly, Indianapolis, 2003
To support the creation of a series of 10 to 12 Iris prints (high resolution, digital output).

Moira Smiley, Bloomington, 2003
To support researching and developing a repertoire of women's music and poetry, accompanied by paintings, of 17th century Italy, culminating in a performance of the music, which will be produced on a CD, accompanied by dramatic readings of the poetry and projection of the paintings.

Freddi Stevens-Jacobi, Indianapolis, 2003
To support the purchase of supplies and materials, as well as travel around Indiana to photograph and interview migrant teenage laborers to be used to create 'Today's Teenage Migrant Farmworkers,' a 35mm still photography and oral history exhibit.

Michael Strauss, Indianapolis, 2003
To support costs associated with producing and playing in a recital program and recording the live performance.

Jo Throckmorton, Bloomington, 2003
To support attending a workshop on 16mm film camera production that will supply the necessary background to offer 16mm film workshops at the John Waldron Art Center.

Ralph Ward, Lafayette, 2003
To support the purchase of tools and consumables to create hand blown art glass.

Denise Wilson, West Lafayette, 2003
To support the time to research and select appropriate songs, learn lyrics and create arrangements for accompanying instruments, as well as write an original composition and market a musical program that celebrates the history and accomplishments of American women from colonial days to the present.

Dylan Wissing, Indianapolis, 2003
To support costs to participate in the Ten Week Full Time Private Study Program at New York's Drummers Collective.
 

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