Charlotte Street Foundation and the KU Spencer Museum of Art proudly announce twelve new Rocket Grants (nine Full Project Awards and three Research & Development Awards) making up the largest package of funding in the program’s six year history!
$64,000 was awarded by the 2015 Selection Panel (Rashayla Marie Brown, David Wilson, Amber Hansen and Jose Faus – read more here) to an exciting mixture of multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural, publicly engaged projects from around the region:
Jessica Borusky, KC, MO, Queer-A-Fest Destiny: Pioneers Reimagined, $4,000
Maura Garcia, De Soto, KS, Center of the Universe, $6,000
Nicholas Ward & Robert Baker, Lawrence, Live TV Live, $5,500
Ben Hlavacek, Keelin Austin & Garrett Rathbone, KC, MO, Columbus Park Skate Park, $6,000
Leah Sewell & Justin Marable, Topeka, KS, Microburst, $4,000
Adriane Herman & Mo Dickens, KC, MO, Goods Riddance: Off Putting, $4,000
Diane Burkholder, Celia Ruiz & Kristin Chow, KC, MO, One Struggle KC Engaging Art / Una Lucha KC Arte Atractivo, $6,000
Blanket Undercover (Megan Mantia & Leone Reeves), KC, MO, The Mini Vinnie Bini, $6,000
Bryon Darby, Aaron Long, Cotter Mitchell, Aaron Paden, Lawrence, KS, Rest Assured, You Are Under Video Surveillance, $5,500
George Mayfield, Erlene Flowers, KC, KS, Unspoken Violence, $6,000
Carrie Riehl, Emily Kenyon, Hannah Carr & Chloe Elder, Liberty, MO, Bohemian Magazine Year 2015, $5,000
Minh DuPha KC, MO, MagiNation, $6,000
Thanks, as always, to the generous, empowering funding from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and to all the artists who bring so much meaning to our lives!