CCT: FY08 Artist Fellowship Recipients

Artist Fellowships

36 Artists Receive Fiscal Year 2008 CCT Artist Fellowship Awards


The Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism (CCT) has awarded FY 08 fellowships to 36 artists to support their continuing artistic development and enable them to devote substantial time to the creation of new work.

Grants in the amounts of $5,000 and $2,500 were awarded in the categories of crafts, new media, painting, photography, sculpture, and works on paper. The single review criterion was artistic merit.

The 2008 Artist Fellowship recipients are:

Town

Discipline

Recipient

Cos Cob

Photography

Regan Avery

East Granby

Painting

Martha Parrish Bush

Fairfield

Crafts

Karen Maru

Fairfield

Painting

Mary Dwyer

Granby

New Media

Samuel Ekwurtzel

Guilford

Painting

Christina Gundersen

Guilford

Photography

Marion Belanger

Hartford

Sculpture

Victor Pacheco

Mansfield Center

Crafts

Ann Williams

Middlebury

Painting

Leeah Joo

Middletown

New Media

Michael Pestel

New Haven

New Media

Cynthia Beth Rubin

New Haven

Painting

Mark Williams

New Haven

Works on Paper

Fethi Meghelli

New Haven

Works on Paper

Anna Broell Bresnick

New Haven

Photography

Benjamin Donaldson

New Haven

Photography

Deana Lawson

New Haven

Photography

Kevin Van Aelst

New Haven

Photography

Lisa Kereszi

Norfolk

Painting

Ronald J. Sloan

North Haven

Sculpture

Adam Niklewicz

Norwalk

Sculpture

Kathryn Jo Yarrington

Norwich

New Media

Sean Langlais

Quaker Hill

Painting

Pamela Marks

Ridgefield

Works on Paper

Jamison Adam Odone

Sandy Hook

Sculpture

Liz Alpert Fay

Sharon

Works on Paper

Michael Gellatly

Stony Creek

Sculpture

Joy Wulke

Tariffville

Sculpture

Hirokazu Fukawa

West Cornwall

Works on Paper

Mark Wilson

Weston

Crafts

Leslie Giuliani

Westport

Crafts

Jocelyn Braxton Armstrong

Westport

Painting

Alyse Rosner

Westport

Works on Paper

Norma Minkowitz

Willington

Sculpture

Randall Nelson

Windsor

Crafts

Brandon Wallace


About the Artist Fellowship Program:
The Fellowship program awards grants on an alternating annual basis. The categories listed above were recognized this year. In Fiscal Year 2009, the Commission on Culture & Tourism will offer Artist Fellowships in the categories of choreography, fiction, film/video, music composition, playwriting, and poetry. Guidelines and application forms will be available on the Commissionís Web site (
www.cultureandtourism.org
) in the summer of 2008. The tentative deadline is early September 2008.