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Dain Ingebretson

2004
Film and Video
Minnesota Film and Video
Minnesota

DAIN INGEBRETSON, Minneapolis, was awarded support for August 22, a short narrative film about a young man on the day of his fathers death. The film endeavors to explore the idea of witnessing the passing of a loved one and the subtle catharsis that such an experience entails.

Jessica Huang

2017
Theater
Travel and Study
Minnesota

The artist will travel to Xiamen, Beijing, and Shanghai, China to meet relatives and study Chinese culture in order to expand knowledge of Chinese culture and tell more authentic, resonant mixed-race stories.

Brass Tacks Theatre Collective

1984
Theater
General Program
Minnesota

Performance Space 122

1998
Multidisciplinary
General Program
New York City

The Directors authorized a two-year grant of $80,000 to P.S. 122, New York City, to subsidize commissions for emerging artists appearing in the 1998-99 and 1999-2000 seasons. P.S. 122 is a performance laboratory that supports the development of works by individual artists with authentic visions. It finds, develops and brings to the public eye new artistic creations from diverse cultures and points of view. Artists investigations are encouraged through commissions, performance opportunities, donated and rented rehearsal space, workshop space, constructive criticism and discerning audiences. Jerome commissions are up-front monies that pass through P.S. 122 to the creative artist who uses them for expenses associated with the development of the new workrehearsal fees, rental of space, costumes, music, etc.

Frederic Munoz

1998
Visual Arts
Travel and Study
Minnesota

FREDERIC MUNOZ, a painter, received funding to travel to Spain and Morocco. Munoz will reconnect with his roots after 40 years and nourish his painting with compositional elements coming from Moorish architecture.

The Loft Literary Center

2007
Literature
General Program
Minnesota

THE LOFT LITERARY CENTER, Minneapolis, Minnesota, received a two-year grant of $100,000 in support of the Minnesota Writers Career Initiative Program. Founded in 1974, The Loft, an independent literary center, fosters a writing community, supports the artistic development of individual writers, and builds an audience for literature. Jerome Foundation has supported the Writers Career Initiative Program since 1992. It serves writers who have achieved artistic recognition for their work and who have the potential to significantly expand that recognition and audience. The program's purpose is to utilize and leverage this potential in order to advance those writers. The program is open to poets, prose writers, authors of children's literature and spoken word artists. Projects may include editorial or mentoring support for new manuscripts, career development activities such as developing public speaking skills, book tours and collaborations with other writers or artists; strategies for connecting with communities or regions important to a writer's voice or genre; and the creation of audio books, CDs and websites.

The Jungle Theater

1992
Theater
General Program
Minnesota

Shawn McConneloug
Souvenir

1995
Film and Video
Minnesota Film and Video
Minnesota

Shawn McConneloug/Greg Cummins, Minneapolis, MN, $2,000 (Completion). Souvenir. Finishing funds for a 5-minute film which uses movement to explore the cameras privileged viewpoint - the second of nine episodes in a series called Lies.

The Capoeira Foundation / DanceBrazil

1991
Dance
General Program
New York City

Pillsbury House Theatre

2003
Multidisciplinary
General Program
Minnesota

PILLSBURY HOUSE THEATRE, Minneapolis, Minnesota, received two grants from the Jerome Foundation. The first, in the amount of $12,000, is dedicated to the development and production of new plays by emerging playwrights. The 2003 mainstage season of Pillsbury House Theatre includes three works by Melissa James Gibson, Stephen Guirgis and Zell Miller, III. In addition, the Theatre will produce its annual reading series titled Three Mondays, showcasing the works of new and emerging playwrights. A second grant commitment of $32,500 was made to the Theatre in support of the continuation of the series Late Nite: Non-English Speaking Spoken Here. Formerly housed at Penumbra Theatre, this series will be re-visioned and piloted by Pillsbury House Theatre. It will feature new commissioned works developed by emerging performance artists. Late Nite represents a transformation of culture where text, music, spoken word, sounds and images weave together a fearless celebration of new artists, new voices and new art. Late Nite artists explore the cross-currents of social change, community and identity. The theme for the 2003 series is Keeping My Bags PackedMoving to New Neighborhoods.

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