General Program Grantees Announced

The Board of Directors of the Jerome Foundation is delighted to announce the following awards made June 11, 2017 through the Foundation’s General Program—5 grants totaling $123,000.

DANCE

Abrons Arts Center, New York, New York, received $21,000 in support of three commissioned projects by emerging performing artists in 2017-18. The selected choreographers receive a year of residency time to develop and present new work.

Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Brooklyn, New York, received $24,000 over two years as fiscal sponsor in support of Marjani Forté & Works' development and production of Memoirs of a….Unicorn.

Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Brooklyn, New York, received $24,000 over two years as fiscal sponsor in support of Ni'Ja Whitson's development and production of Time Trickle ‘Cross You (The Hunted).

VISUAL ARTS

Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, Minnesota, received $39,000 in support of the 2018 Emerging Artist Fellowship Program, providing residency and installation opportunities to six emerging three-dimensional artists from Minnesota and New York City to create large-scale sculpture to be exhibited at Franconia's 43-acre sculpture park.

Lower East Side Printshop, New York, New York, received $15,000 in support of eight emerging artists for Keyholder Residencies in FY2018.  Artists will receive free studio access for a full year, free materials, technical assistance, stipends, exhibitions, career development workshops, and networking opportunities.

Published July 19, 2017

by Andrea Brown

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