Artist Opportunity Grant Recipients

Artist Opportunity Grant Recipients

Calgary Arts Development is pleased to announce the investment recipients for the Artist Opportunity Grant program’s second quarter of 2016.

The Artist Opportunity Grant program invests in professional development opportunities for individual professional artists.

In the second quarter of 2016, the Artist Opportunity Grant program invested $32,499 in 21 artists. During this period, 66 artists applied for a total of $141,638 in eligible requests. The recipients were:

  • Linda Cunningham, One Yellow Rabbit’s Summer Lab Intensive in Calgary
  • Jason de Haan, de Fabriek residency in Eindhoven, the Netherlands
  • Natalie DeJong, Suzuki Conference: Taking the Next Step in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Penny Farfan, Production Dramaturg for UK Premiere of Watching Glory Die by Judth Thompson in London, England
  • Cheryl Foggo, Historical Fiction with Lawrence Hill in Banff
  • L. Adam Fox, Break Arts’ Mix Residency in Paris, France
  • Laurie Fuhr, Centre Writing Studio Residency in Banff
  • Erin Fung, Tanglewood Music Centre in Lenox, Massachusetts
  • Laurel Green, One Yellow Rabbit’s Summer Lab Intensive in Calgary
  • Kat Hammer, Hamilton International Guitar Festival & Competition in Hamilton & Toronto
  • Benjamin Hayden, Perspective Canada (Telefilm)—Cannes Film Festival in France
  • Kodi Hutchinson, JazzAhead 2016 in Bremen, Germany
  • Louie Koutis, One Yellow Rabbit’s Summer Lab Intensive in Calgary
  • Sylvie Moquin, ImPulsTanz in Vienna, Austria
  • Oriana Pagnotta, DanceAbility Training in Eugene, Oregon
  • Jacqueline Russell, Touring The Sama Kutra to Montreal, Stratford, & Toronto
  • Lara Schmitz, Advanced Voice Intensive in Toronto
  • Makambe Simamba, One Yellow Rabbit’s Summer Lab Intensive in Calgary
  • Joe Slabe, Presenting Crossing Swords in Rahway, New Jersey
  • Tony Tran, Dance Tour to New York City
  • Jennifer Weihmann, Photography Exhibit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Applications for the Artist Opportunity Grant’s fourth and final intake period of 2016 open September 3, 2016.

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