FY 2006 Grant Awards: State Listings
Access to Artistic Excellence/Literature Fellowships
Some details of the projects listed in this grant announcement are subject to change, contingent
upon prior Endowment approval.
Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre
Cedar Rapids, IA
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Opera
To support a production of Carlisle Floyd's Susannah. Outreach activities will include a free performance for youth and adults served by Big Brothers Big Sisters, Osada, and the McAuley Center for Women.
Edmundson Art Foundation, Inc. (aka Des Moines Art Center)
Des Moines, IA
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Museum
To support the touring exhibition of work by contemporary New York-based British artist Cecily Brown (b. 1969), with an accompanying catalogue and education programs. The exhibition will provide an overview of Brown's mature work from 1998 to the present, emphasizing her varied approaches to painting the human figure.
University of Iowa (on behalf of Hancher Auditorium)
Iowa City, IA
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Dance
To support the presentation of the Joffrey Ballet. The Joffrey will perform at Hancher Auditorium and tour to Des Moines, Okoboji, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
University of Iowa (on behalf of University of Iowa Press)
Iowa City, IA
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Literature
To support publication costs and related expenses for winning selections from the Iowa Short Fiction Award and John Simmons Short Fiction Award competitions. Launched in 1970, past winners of the awards include Susan M. Dodd, Dan O'Brien, and Marly Swick.
Number of Grants: 4 Total Amount: $78,000
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