January 11, 2013 - Creative Capital - Announcing 2013 Project Grants
January 11, 2013

Announcing 2013 Project Grants

Top, left to right: Complex Movements (Carlos Garcia, Invincible, Wesley Taylor & Waajeed), Nick Hallett & Shana Moulton, Jen Bervin, luciana achugar. Bottom, left to right: Laurie Jo Reynolds, Emily Johnson, Mondo Bizarro (Millicent Johnnie, Sean LaRocca & Nick Slie).

Creative Capital announces
2013 Grantees

46 innovative projects by 66 artists from 17 states and Puerto Rico


Creative Capital announces its 2013 project grants in the categories of Emerging Fields, Literature and the Performing Arts, representing a total of 46 funded projects by 66 groundbreaking artists hailing from 17 states and Puerto Rico. The 2013 grantees were selected through an open-call, three-phase application process from a pool of more than 2,700 applicants. Creative Capital’s investment in each funded project includes up to 50,000 USD in direct financial support (disbursed at key points over the life of each project), plus more than 40,000 USD in advisory services, making the organization’s total 2013 investment more than 4,140,000 USD. 

The 2013 Creative Capital awardees are as follows: 

Emerging Fields
Juan William Chávez
Julia Christensen
Design 99 (Mitch Cope & Gina Reichert)
Fallen Fruit (David Burns, Matias Viegener & Austin Young)
Ghana ThinkTank (John Ewing, Maria del Carmen Montoya & Christopher Robbins)
Nick Hallett & Shana Moulton
Natalie Jeremijenko
Maryam Keshavarz & Roya Rastegar
Ali Momeni
Laurie Jo Reynolds
Susan Robb
Chemi Rosado-Seijo
Steve Rowell
Gregory Sale
Miriam Simun
Elaine Tin Nyo
Quintan Ana Wikswo

Jessica Anthony
Jen Bervin
John McManus
Maggie Nelson
Srikanth Reddy
Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts

Performing Arts
Kyle Abraham
luciana achugar
Jesse Bonnell
Taylor Ho Bynum
Wally Cardona
Jace Clayton
Complex Movements (Carlos Garcia, Invincible, Wesley Taylor & Waajeed)
Corey Dargel
Degenerate Art Ensemble (Joshua Kohl & Haruko Nishimura)
DD Dorvillier
Faye Driscoll
Michelle Ellsworth
Trajal Harrell
Emily Johnson
Dohee Lee
Miwa Matreyek
Neal Medlyn
Mondo Bizarro (Millicent Johnnie, Sean LaRocca & Nick Slie)
Queen GodIs & Makeda Thomas
The TEAM (Jessica Almasy, Rachel Chavkin, Matt Hubbs & Libby King)
Arturo Vidich & Daniel Wendlek
Wakka Wakka Productions (Gabrielle Brechner, Kirjan Waage & Gwendolyn Warnock)
Holcombe Waller

Read about these artists and their projects at creative-capital.org and blog.creative-capital.org.

About Creative Capital
Creative Capital supports innovative and adventurous artists across the country through funding, counsel and career development services. Our pioneering approach—inspired by venture-capital principles—helps artists working in all creative disciplines realize their visions and build sustainable practices. Since 1999, Creative Capital has committed 29 million USD in financial and advisory support to 418 projects representing 529 artists, and our Professional Development Program has reached 5,500 artists in more than 150 communities. For more information, visit creative-capital.org

Creative Capital’s core program receives major support from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Toby Devan Lewis, The Theo Westenberger Estate, Robert W. Deutsch Foundation, Lambent Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Booth Ferris Foundation, William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation, The Nathan Cummings Foundation, Ford Foundation, Muriel Pollia Foundation, Catharine & Jeffrey Soros, Paige West, Cordish Family Foundation, Sylvia Golden, Rappaport Family Foundation, Stephen Reily & Emily Bingham, and John L. Thomson, in addition to support from more than 150 other institutional and individual donors. Support for the Professional Development Program is provided by Kresge Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Joan Mitchell Foundation.


Creative Capital Awards 2013 Project Grants in Emerging Fields, Literature and the Performing Arts
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