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Armando Gutierres G.

1999
Music
Travel and Study
Minnesota

Funding was awarded to traditional musicians ARMANDO GUTIERREZ G. and GUSTAVO LIRA to travel to Mexico City, Guanajuato and Oaxaca, Mexico. Gutierrez G. and Lira will research and visit various communities and celebrations that incorporate indigenous music forms of central Mexico.

Momenta Art

2009
Visual Arts
General Program
New York City

MOMENTA ART, Brooklyn, New York, received $13,500 in support of the participation of emerging artists in the 2009-10 exhibition program. Momenta promotes the work of under-represented and emerging artists, alternating between critically focused group shows and individual exhibitions. The annual exhibition program includes at least five exhibitions and over ten events such as artists talks, performances, and screenings. The organization maintains an open process for artists submissions and staff review including studio visits. Momenta programming brings together conceptual and aesthetic concerns presented by an ethnically diverse group of artists. Exhibitions include a wide range of artistic approaches and media, including photography, installation, and video.

Headwaters Music

1993
Music
General Program
Minnesota

Walker Art Center

1998
Theater
General Program
Minnesota

Jerome Foundation Directors authorized a $10,000 grant to the WALKER ART CENTER, Minneapolis, Minnesota, in support of the commissioning, development and presentation of new theatrical work by MICHAEL SOMMERS and ANDREW MCCORMICK. The new work, titled A Prelude to Faust, is scheduled for 21 performances from mid-November through early December 1998 at Patricks Cabaret. This will be the major Twin Cities component of a new Walker-sponsored, five-part experimental puppetry series. A Prelude to Faust will feature live actors, puppets and other figures in an intricately designed unit set, accompanied by original music performed live. The work explores the concept of the fatal deed, a delicate choice or action that confronts the doer with the realization that

Mengqian Chen
The Island

2016
Film and Video
Minnesota Film and Video
Minnesota

Mengqian Chen, Minnesota, received $14,095 to support The Island, a 4-minute animated short inspired by American author Carson McCullers’ book The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter. The Island will use mixed media animation to tell a simple story about the struggling relationship of a one eyed giant and a bird.

The American University

1973
Literature
General Program
Other

New Rivers Press

1995
Literature
General Program
Minnesota

A two-year grant totaling $32,000 was authorized for New Rivers Press to continue the Foundation's support for the Minnesota Voices Project and a new marketing and sales initiative. The Jerome Foundation has supported the Minnesota Voices Project since 1980. This is a competition for emerging writers from Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Six books are produced each year. To date, 71 books have been issued by New Rivers as part of the Minnesota Voices Project.

Michelle Hensley

1996
Theater
Travel and Study
Minnesota

Theater director MICHELLE HENSLEY will spend four days in Austin, Texas, participating in the 1996 RAT Conference. While attending, she will further her work with San Francisco playwright Erik Ehn on a new theater piece he and her theater company, 10,000 Things, are in the process of creating. The RAT Conference is a loose collective of small theater companies from across the country, born in 1994 at a conference held at the University of Iowa.

Haleakala Inc., dba The Kitchen

2010
Multidisciplinary
General Program
New York City

THE KITCHEN, New York City, received $15,000 in support of commissions for emerging artists to create, develop, and present new work in 2010 at The Kitchen. The Kitchen is dedicated to supporting new work by innovative artists within and across the fields of music, dance, theater, video and film, digital art, and literature. It is widely known for its commitment to experimental new work and for providing instrumental support during the early years of artists careers. Commissions will go to a diverse range of artists engaged in challenging, experimental practices and working in a broad spectrum of media and disciplines, ranging from music, dance, and theater to video, sound, and mixed media installation.

Highpoint Center for Printmaking

2006
Visual Arts
General Program
Minnesota

The HIGHPOINT CENTER FOR PRINTMAKING, Minneapolis, Minnesota, received $16,000 in support of the 2006 Emerging Printmakers' Residency Program. The Center is a professional, community-oriented nonprofit printmaking facility that offers access, education and exhibition programs. The Emerging Printmakers' Residency Program begins with an open call for applications and a competitive independent panel review. Three emerging artists receive eight months of subsidized residency time with unlimited access to facilities, equipment and materials. Artists receive the technical support of a printshop coordinator and participate in a culminating exhibition. They meet regularly as a group and receive critiques from guest artists.

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