Providing grants, programs, and services to the artists and audiences of Tompkins County for over 25 years

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Specific Opportunity Stipend

Michael J Brutvan

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Michael is a digital artist and is working on his first two gallery exhibits. March 2019 grant cycle
  • email: mike@brutvan.com

Ned Carlson

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Ned creates on-site land art sculpture and photographs them. This grant enabled Ned to obtain large format photos of his work for his first solo exhibit. March 2019 grant cycle.
  • website: http://earth-is-art.com

Erin Caruth

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Erin is a mixed media artist who was invited to participate in a Corning Glass Intensive week-long workshop. October 2019 grant cycle.
  • website: http://www.mudroomstudios.com

Emma Ellis

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Emma will produce and direct "Calvin Berger, The Musical." March 2019 grant cycle.
  • email: emmaellisos@gmail.com

Brenna Fitzgerald

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Brenna is a writer and will be attending the 2019 Colgate Writer's conference. March 2019 grant cycle
  • website: http://www.habitsofwellbeing.com

Alison Fromme

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Alison, a local writer, has been awarded a grant to hire an editor for her finished manuscript. October 2019 grant cycle.
  • website: http://www.alisonfromme.com

Lily Gershon

Caleb R Thomas

  • Ithaca Murals
  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Ithaca Murals will be supporting 19 amazing mural projects being painted throughout the Ithaca area. March 2019 grant cycle.
  • email: ithacamurals@gmail.com
  • website: http://ithacamurals.com

Irina Kassabova

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Irina has been invited to exhibit at the CAP ArtSpace. She will be showing large scale charcoal drawings in her show "The Luthier." March 2019 grant cycle.
  • email: irina.kassabova@gmail.com
  • website: http://irinna.me

Elisa Keeler

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Elisa is a musician who will use her grant to professional record her compositions. October 2019 grant cycle.
  • website: http://www.elisamusic.com

Sorayya Khan

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Sorraya is a writer who will be speaking and presenting at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference panel in Texas. October 2019 grant cycle.
  • website: http://www.sorayyakhan.com

Rachel Lampert

Becky Lane

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Becky is a filmmaker and artist working in immersive media. She has been invited to MIT's "Reality Virtually Hackathon" to create original immersive media (Virtual or Augmented or Mixed Reality). The SOS grant helps with her travel costs. October 2018 gra
  • website: http://www.beckylane.com

Becky Lane

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Becky is a filmmaker who will be using her grant to cover the submission fees for a Virtual Reality proposal for the Oculus Launch Pad Fellowship. October 2019 grant cycle.
  • website: http://www.beckylane.com

R.J. Lavine

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • R.J, a local actor, was funded to attend the Spring Intensive program at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute. March 2019 grant cycle.
  • website: http://bit.ly/rjlavine

Jay LeemingClick for Artist Feature

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Jay is a writer using his grant to cover the costs associated with his series of storytelling events being hosted at The Cherry. October 2019 grant cycle.
  • website: http://www.jayleeming.com

Jay Leeming

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Jay has the opportunity to attend a one week class at the Ben Haggarty School of Performance Storytelling in England. March 2019 grant cycle.
  • email: leemingJay@gmail.com
  • website: http://JayLeeming.com

Mary Lorson

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Mary is a filmmaker and musician, currently working on a project titled "Senior Year, The Podcast" which features interviews with high school seniors. October 2019 grant cycle.
  • website: http://www.marylorson.com

Kathy Morris

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Kathy, a photographer and digital artist, will be creating a short YouTube video, in collaboration with Norm Scott (Scott Mediaworks) that will highlight her collage process. March 2109 grant process.
  • website: http://kathymorris.net

David Neal

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • David is a vocalist who will be traveling to Carnegie Hall for a performance. October 2019 grant cycle.
  • website: http://www.davidnealbassbaritone.com

Nia Nunn

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Nia is a performer who will be using her grant to secure a brand, a website, and additional materials for performance based lectures. October 2019 grant cycle.
  • website: https://faculty.ithaca.edu/nnunn/

Matthew Ocone

Josh Oxford

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Josh is a performing and composing musician. His piece "Bluez..." will be recorded for PARMA Records. March 2109 grant cycle.
  • email: joshoxford@gmail.com
  • website: http://joshoxford.com

Terry Plater

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Terry is primarily a painter and is pursuing her interest in forensic sculpture. SOS is for participation in a Cadaver Dissection (anatomy) Workshop at the NY Academy of Art. National interest in work is resulting in an exciting career opportunity.
  • website: http://www.terryplate.com

Bradley Rappa

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Bradley is a filmmaker invited to an exclusive Iceland residency on Global Warming. October 2019 grant cycle.
  • website: http://www.tensquaremiles.org

Emily Richards

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Emily is a musician attending the American Choral Directors Conference. October 2019 grant cycle.

Christi Sobel

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Christi is a visual artist working on the establishment of the "Little Red Wagon" annual craft show LLC. October 2019 grant cycle.
  • website: http://www.christisobel.com

Steven Stull

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Steve is a vocalist using this grant as an opportunity to perform and commission further work. October 2019 grant cycle.
  • website: http://www.operacowpokes.com

Melissa Tuckey

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Melissa is an author who will be updating her website and creating other media for her upcoming promotions. October 2019 grant cycle.
  • website: http://www.melissatuckey.net

Chad Walsh

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Chad will be working on the mastering of three recorded songs and the printing of one hundred CD's to use as a promotional tool for his music. March 2019 grant cycle.
  • email: cw287@cornell.edu

Linda Wingerter

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Linda is a puppeteer who will attend an invite-only Intensive Puppetry Training workshop. October 2019 grant cycle.
  • website: http://www.stringpullers.com

Annemarie Zwack

  • Specific Opportunity Stipend
  • Annemarie is a visual artist who works with community public art projects. SOS supports her invitation to speak and present at the Boston Arts Equity Summit. October 2019 grant cycle.
  • website: http://www.zwackart.com

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