FY02 Artists Fellowship Awards Round One

Illinois Arts Council Announces FY02 Artists Fellowship Award Recipients

The Illinois Arts Council (IAC) is pleased to announce the first round of fiscal year 2002 Artists Fellowship Awards recipients. Non-matching fellowships in fixed amounts of $7,000 are awarded to Illinois artists in recognition of their outstanding work and commitment within the arts. This year 40 Illinois artists in the four categories of crafts, ethnic and folk arts, playwriting/screenwriting and visual arts will receive Fellowships totaling $280,000.

Finalist Awards of $700 were also awarded to 22 Illinois artists in these four disciplines for a total of $15,400. The Finalist Award category recognizes and encourages additional applicants who demonstrate considerable talent.

This year's Fellowship and Finalist Award recipients were selected from 500 creative artists working in these disciplines.

The second round of fiscal year 2002 Artists Fellowship Awards covering the remaining seven disciplines of choreography, interdisciplinary/performance art, media arts, music composition, photography, poetry and prose, will be announced in late April 2002.

The following jurors reviewed this year's applications:

  • CRAFTS: Jon Kuhn, Winston-Salem, NC; Eva Kwong, Kent, OH; Rebecca Medel, Glenside, PA
  • ETHNIC AND FOLK ARTS: Clark Halker, Chicago, IL (in-state advisor); Mary MacGregor-Villarreal, Pasadena, CA; Mark Puryear, Takoma Park, MD; Rachelle Saltzman, Des Moines, IA
  • PLAYWRITING/SCREENWRITING: Kirstin Donnan, Hill City, SD; Edward Bok Lee, Minneapolis, MN; Lisa Schlesinger, Iowa City, IA
  • VISUAL ARTS: Isabel Farnsworth, Cleveland Heights, OH; John Outterbridge, Los Angeles, CA; Ann Pachner, West Hurley, NY; T.L. Solien, Madison, WI; Takeshi Takahara, Ann Arbor, MI

Following are the Fiscal Year 2002 Artists Fellowship and Finalist Award recipients listed by discipline.

Crafts  
Daniel J AndersonEdwardsville$ 700.00
Mark Bokesch-Parsons  Bloomington  $ 7,000.00  
Catherine Chow Chicago $ 7,000.00 
Barbara F Factor Galesburg  $ 7,000.00 
Indira Freitas Johnson  Evanston  $ 700.00  
Donna June Katz  Chicago  $ 7,000.00  
Andrew S MacdonaldDeSoto$ 700.00  
Marlene S Miller  Washington  $ 7,000.00  
Laura Strand Edwardsville  $ 700.00  
Billie Jean Theide  Champaign  $ 7,000.00  
Jeremy Waak  Murphysboro  $ 7,000.00  
   
ETHNIC AND FOLK ARTS    
James P ConwayChicago  $ 7,000.00  
Amira Millicent Davis  Champaign $ 700.00 
Kevin Henry  Chicago  $ 7,000.00  
Richard Jaminski  Orland Park$ 700.00  
Dan Keding  Urbana  $ 700.00  
Aashish KhanNaperville  $ 7,000.00  
Oba William King  Chicago  $ 7,000.00  
Kimosha Murphy  Chicago  $ 7,000.00  
Priya Venkataraman  Rockford $ 7,000.00  
Qiu Yue Jin-Wong  Chicago  $ 700.00 
   
PLAYWRITING/SCREENWRITING     
David Barr III Matteson  $ 7,000.00 
Glenn W Bowen Schiller Park $ 7,000.00 
Mark Glinski  Chicago  $ 7,000.00  
Luther Goins  Chicago  $ 700.00  
Susan Lee Hahn Highland Park  $ 700.00  
David Scott Hay Chicago $ 700.00 
Keith R Huff  Chicago  $ 7,000.00 
Patricia Jang Chicago  $ 7,000.00  
Joel Drake Johnson Chicago  $ 7,000.00  
Jonathan Mastro  Chicago  $ 7,000.00 
James Sherman Chicago $ 700.00  
   
VISUAL ARTS        
Jessica R Bader  Chicago  $ 700.00  
Deborah Boardman  Chicago  $ 7,000.00 
Jeff Carter Chicago  $ 7,000.00  
Barbara Cooper  Chicago$ 7,000.00  
Ben Dallas  Chicago  $ 7,000.00 
Daniel Devening  Evanston  $ 7,000.00  
Marie Dutka  Champaign  $ 700.00  
Yale Factor  DeKalb  $ 700.00  
John Fraser  Saint Charles  $ 7,000.00  
Oscar Jay Gillespie  Peoria  $ 700.00  
Stephen Hokanson  Chicago  $ 7,000.00  
Gary Justis  Bloomington $ 7,000.00  
Anne Karsten  Chicago  $ 7,000.00  
Carrie Lassman  Chicago  $ 7,000.00  
KathleenMcCarthy Chicago  $ 700.00 
John Dean Neff  Chicago  $ 7,000.00 
Martina Nehrling  Chicago $ 700.00  
Kimberly Piotrowski  Chicago  $ 7,000.00 
John PittmanSaint Charles  $ 7,000.00 
Judith Raphael Chicago  $ 700.00  
David Richards  Chicago  $ 7,000.00 
Julia Rooney Chicago  $ 7,000.00  
Ellen Rothenberg  Chicago  $ 7,000.00 
Rebecka Sexton  Chicago  $ 700.00 
Joel C Sheesley  Glen Ellyn  $ 7,000.00  
Rebecca Shore Chicago  $ 700.00  
Bill Smith  Lebanon  $ 7,000.00  
Tom Thayer  Tinley Park $ 7,000.00 
Frank Trankina Chicago  $ 700.00 
Clay Woodruff  Chicago $ 7,000.00  

 

 


The Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, is committed to the cultural, educational and economic growth of the diverse people and communities of our state through support and encouragement of artists and the arts.

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