Good Idea Grant 2013

 

Lara Gibson
Lara Gibson

Grant: $1,500This grant will allow the artist, a printmaker and textile designer, to embark on a mission to transform prints and textiles of her own design into wearable art, aka fashion, and allow the artist to return to the process of screen printing as well as expand her practice to include garment design. Using drawings from her current plant series and executing all steps from design to finished piece, she aims to create a collection of fabrics and garments that are domestically made from start to finish. For this project she will translate four of her designs to screens she will print herself, and additionally create four designs to be digitally printed on fabric. This project will culminate with eight garments sewn out of her printed fabrics.

 

Dru Colbert
Grant: $1,500This grant will support new work: Mount Desert Island Installation/Performance Work, which is the third in a trilogy of performance/installation works that are focused on the landscape, history and folklore of Mt. Desert Island.
Lauren Gillette
Grant: $1,500This grant will support Who Knew? a historical poster series that delves into the subjects of race, religion, women and nationality.
Frederick Greenhalgh
Grant: $1,500This grant will support The Cleansed: Season 2, an epic adventure told through the nearly forgotten medium of radio drama.
Alexandra Sax
Grant: $1,500This grant will support the creation of a studio space to create large scale installations that include murals, sculptures, paintings and drawings made at such residencies sites as the MacDowell Artist Colony, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts and Weir Farm.
Gabriella Sturchio
Grant: $1,500This grant will support the acquisition of photography studio equipment to move toward a future of making my living as a working artist.
Meghan Vigeant
Grant: $1,500This grant will support Untouchable Love, a radio documentary about an inter-caste couple in Nepal.
Bess Welden
Grant: $1,500This grant will support developmental rehearsal time for new one-woman play, Big Mouth Thunder Thighs: A Solo Vaudeville.

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