Congratulations to the 172 artists, nonprofits and public institutions that the Nevada Arts Council announced as grant recipients on July 5. The grants amount to more than $1 million. Here’s the entire list. If you’re among the awardees, we hope you’ll leave a comment to let us know what project(s) your grant will fund.

To learn more about the NAC’s grants program, visit the grants page.

 

ARTIST FELLOWSHIP GRANT, CONTEMPORARY ARTS ($25,000)

Matthew Couper (PAINTING/PRINTMAKING) Las Vegas $5,000

Jen Graham (DRAWING/MIXED MEDIA) Reno $5,000

Sarah Lillegard (CERAMICS/SCULPTURE) Reno $5,000

Marshall Scheuttle (PHOTOGRAPHY) Las Vegas $5,000

Austin Pratt (PAINTING/PRINTMAKING) Reno $5,000

 

ARTIST FELLOWSHIP GRANT, FOLK AND TRADITIONAL ARTISTS ($5,000)
Doug Groves (RAWHIDE BRAIDING) Carlin $5,000

 

OPERATING SUPPORT GRANT ($543,868.07)

A Public Fit Corporation Las Vegas $3,500

A.V.A. Ballet Theatre Reno $16,000

Artown Reno $23,500

Arts for All Nevada Reno $13,350

Brewery Arts Center Carson City $18,600

Brüka Theatre of the Sierra Reno $6,000

Burlesque Hall of Fame, Inc. Las Vegas $10,500

Capital City Arts Initiative Carson City $4,000

Carson City Symphony Association, Inc. Carson City $3,500

Carson Valley Arts Council Minden $8,000

Churchill Arts Council Fallon $13,650

Classical Tahoe Incline Village $18,000

Foundation to Assist Young Musicians Las Vegas $4,500

Friends of the Las Vegas Youth Orchestras Las Vegas $8,000

Get in the Act! Arts in Action Dayton $3,500

Good Luck Macbeth Theatre Company Reno, $3,500

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival Incline Village $22,750

Las Vegas Philharmonic Las Vegas $22,500

Left of Center Art Gallery North Las Vegas $3,500

Mile High Jazz Band Association Carson City $3,500

Nevada Ballet Theatre Las Vegas $22,250

Nevada Museum of Art Reno $20,000

Nevada School of the Arts Las Vegas $12,000

Noteable Music Therapy Services Reno $15,000

NV Woodchucks, Inc. Reno $3,500

Opera Las Vegas Las Vegas $7,000

Orgonym DBA Artech Reno $3,000

Reno Chamber Orchestra Reno $12,000

Reno Jazz Orchestra Reno $8,900

Reno Little Theater Reno $13,950

Reno Philharmonic Association Reno $22,500

Reno Pops Orchestra Reno $4,000

Sierra Arts Foundation Reno $16,568

Sierra Nevada Ballet Reno $8,700

Sierra School of Performing Arts Reno $7,000

Signature Productions Las Vegas $10,500

Sin City Opera DBA Vegas City Opera Henderson $4,600

Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society Las Vegas $3,500

St. Mary’s Art Center Virginia City $7,000

The Desert Chorale Las Vegas $3,500

The Dr. Shirley Linzy Young Artists Orchestra Henderson $8,800

The Generator Sparks $9,000

The Holland Project Reno $12,000

The Neon Museum Las Vegas $22,250

The Orchestra and Community Choral Artists of the Tahoe Area (Toccata) Incline Village $6,000

The Reno Dance Company Sparks $9,000

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts Las Vegas $23,000

Virgin Valley Artists Association Mesquite $3,500

Western Folklife Center Elko $22,500

Wild Horse Productions Carson City $4,000

Yerington Theatre for the Arts Yerington $8,000

 

PROJECT GRANT FOR ORGANIZATIONS ($203,629.93)

Build Our Center, Inc., Reno $4,000

Carson Valley Community Theatre, Minden $4,500

Channel 5 Public Broadcasting, Inc. Reno $4,500

City of Reno Arts & Culture Commission Reno $4,000

CNY in the Desert Henderson $4,000

Cockroach Theatre Company Las Vegas $3,500.

Controlled Burn Reno $3,500

Creative Writing Department (Sierra Nevada College) Incline Village $4,500

Da African Village Las Vegas $4,500

David J. Drakulich Foundation for Freedom of Expression Reno $4,500

Department of Local Arts (City of Las Vegas) Las Vegas $1,648

Department of Music (University of Nevada, Reno) Reno $5,000

Department of Visual and Public Art (City of Las Vegas) Las Vegas $2,250

Department of National Performing Arts Touring (City of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs) Las Vegas $4,000

Eureka Restoration Enterprise Eureka $3,500

Fine Arts Department (Sierra Nevada College) Incline Village $4,500

Friends of India Las Vegas Las Vegas $3,000

Friends of Nevada Wilderness Sparks $1,664

Goldwell Open Air Museum Rhyolite $4,500

Henderson Symphony Orchestra Henderson $3,000

Henderson Writers Group Henderson $4,500

Historic Reno Preservation Society Reno $3,600

Kizuna Japanese Society Henderson $4,500

Laika Press Reno $1,580

Lake Tahoe Classic Guitar Society Incline Village $2,700

Las Vegas Book Festival Department (City of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs) Las Vegas $4,000

Las Vegas Men’s Chorus Las Vegas $3,000

Las Vegas Pipe Band North Las Vegas $4,000

Las Vegas Tap Fest DBA SoundSteps Las Vegas $2,000

Latino ARTE Reno $4,000

Making Music Matter Foundation Las Vegas $4,000

Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art (UNLV) Las Vegas $4,000

Nevada Gay Men’s Chorus Reno $3,430

Nevada Humanities Reno $4,000

Nevada Indian Commission Carson City $4,500

Nevada Public Radio Las Vegas $4,500

Nevada Women’s Film Collective Las Vegas $4,000

New Dance Foundation for the Arts, Inc Las Vegas $2,013

Northern Nevada Bluegrass Association Reno $4,500

Opportunity Village Las Vegas $4,000

Proscenium Players Inc. Carson City $3,500

Red Mountain Music Company Boulder City $4,000

Robert Belliveau, Rita Abbey Foundation DBA Desert Space Foundation/Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival Henderson $4,500

Sassabration Inc. Carson City $3,500

School of the Arts (University of Nevada, Reno) Reno $4,500

Shooting the West Winnemucca $3,500

Sierra Women’s Ensemble DBA Bella Voce Reno $4,000

Southern Nevada Chapter of the American Guild of Organists Las Vegas $4,000

Tahoe Chamber Music Society Incline Village $4,000

The Comstock Foundation for History and Culture Virginia City $2,700

The Lab LV Las Vegas $4,000

The Las Vegas Master Singers Ltd. Las Vegas $4,000

The Speeding Theatre-Over 55 Henderson $2,544

TheatreWorks of Northern Nevada Sparks $3,500

UNLV Chamber Music Society Las Vegas $4,000

 

ARTS LEARNING PROJECT GRANT ($149,517)

A Public Fit Theatre Company Las Vegas $4,000

Artown Reno $3,500

Arts for the Schools Truckee $4,000

Brewery Arts Center Carson City $3,000

Bruka Theatre of the Sierra, Inc Reno $4,000

Carson City Symphony Association, Inc. Carson City $4,500

Carson Valley Arts Council Minden $2,345

Clark County Children’s Choir Las Vegas $4,000

Clark County Public Education Foundation, Inc. Las Vegas $4,000

Department Arts Camps (City of Las Vegas) Las Vegas $3,500

DISCOVERY Children’s Museum Las Vegas $2,672

Get in the Act! Arts in Action Dayton $3,500

Good Luck Macbeth Theatre Company Reno $4,500

House of Blues Music Forward Foundation Las Vegas $4,500

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival Incline Village $4,500

Nevada Museum of Art Reno $4,000

Northern Nevada Arts Council Winnemucca $4,000

Notes with a Purpose Henderson $4,000

Opera Las Vegas Las Vegas $4,500

Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts Reno $4,500

Rainbow Company Youth Theatre (City of Las Vegas) Las Vegas $4,500

Reno Jazz Orchestra Reno $4,500

Reno Little Theater Reno $4,000

Reno Philharmonic Association Reno $5,000

Reno Pops Orchestra Reno $3,000

Sierra Arts Foundation Reno $4,000

Sierra Nevada Ballet Reno $4,500

Sierra Nevada Chapter of the American Orff Shulwerk Association Sparks $4,000

Sierra School of Performing Arts Reno $3,500

Sierra Watercolor Society Reno $3,000

Sin City Opera DBA Vegas City Opera Henderson $5,000

Tahoe Arts Project S. Lake Tahoe $3,500

The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada Carson City $3,500

The Reno Dance Company Sparks $4,000

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts Las Vegas $4,500

Western Folklife Center Elko $4,500.00

Wild Horse Productions Carson City $4,000.00

Yerington Theater for the Arts Yerington $3,000

 

FY20-21 COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT ($7,500 PER YEAR; $15,000 TOTAL)

City of Sparks Sparks $15,000

 

FELLOWSHIP PROJECT GRANT ($6,500 FY20, $500 FY21 – total $7,000)

Ann Keniston Reno $7,000

 

FY20 PROJECT GRANT FOR ARTISTS – CYCLE A ($20,860.40)

Adriana Chavez Las Vegas $1,200

Chase McKenna Reno $900

Cindy Gray Reno $900

Deborah A. Lambin Carson City $1,050

Erik Beehn Las Vegas $1,200

Ginger Land-van Buuren Henderson $900

Heather Klein Las Vegas $1,050

Heather Lang-Cassera Las Vegas $370

Joseph Tatum Reno $900

Keely Cobb Reno $1,050

Lisa Wright North Las Vegas $539

Michael Spicer Henderson $1,350

Napoleon Buenrostro Las Vegas $1,050

Paul Fleming Reno $1,200

Pierce Kagari Emata Las Vegas $1,200

Ray Li Henderson $1,500

Tom Drakulich Reno $1,050

Valentin Yordanov Las Vegas $900

Yasmina Chavez Las Vegas $1,200

Zoe Bray Reno $1,350

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Kris Vagner, Double Scoop's Editor and Publisher, is a journalist who's been covering arts and culture in Nevada and California since 2004. She freelances for the Reno News & Review and other publications. Kris has earned awards for critical writing, entertainment writing, feature writing, and—somehow—sportswriting. Read more at www.krisvagner.com.

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