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NEA announces 2012 Art Works II/Arts in Media/Partnerships in Texas - 31 grants totaling $1,840,100
NEA

July, 2012

TEXAS

Austin Classical Guitar Society
Austin, TX
$35,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Arts Education
To support the Educational Outreach Program. Classical guitar instructors will provide weekly, individual lessons to students and will assist with the direction and curriculum planning of guitar classes in up to 16 Austin-area schools.

Austin Film Society (Consortium)
Austin, TX
$38,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Arts Education
To support AFS Film Club, an after-school filmmaking program. In partnership with the Austin Independent School District, students will develop and create original short films that are showcased to the public via community screenings and an online film festival.

Blue Lapis Light, Inc. (Consortium)
Austin, TX
$12,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Arts Education
To support Youth Taking Flight, a year-long training in aerial performance techniques in dance for high school students. In partnership with the Austin Independent School District, students learn aerial dance technique including choreography and safety, as well as physics of the body in space, including concepts of momentum, pendulum, counter-weight, distance, and trajectory pathway.

Brownsville Society for the Performing Arts
Brownsville, TX
$25,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Presenting
To support the Brownsville Latin Jazz Festival. Activities will include free outdoor concerts and community activities such as music and dance clinics, master classes, school presentations, film screenings, a visual arts exhibition, and artist talks for students of music and dance.

buildingcommunityWORKSHOP (aka bcWORKSHOP)
Dallas, TX
$20,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Design
To support City Stories: Dallas. This project will include several events and an exhibition to engage community members in discussing the impact of planning and design on their neighborhoods.

City of El Paso, Texas (on behalf of Museum & Cultural Affairs Department) (Consortium)
El Paso, TX
$60,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Local Arts Agencies
To support the creation of interactive, site-specific installations that will explore the Southwestern vernacular of the plazita, the traditional open-air plaza. Conducted in partnership with the Tucson Pima Arts Council, the works will be mounted in the Southwestern border communities of El Paso, Texas, and Albuquerque, New Mexico, as well as Tucson and Mesa, Arizona.

City of El Paso, Texas (on behalf of El Paso Museum of Art)
El Paso, TX
$20,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Museum
To support audience engagement initiatives for the exhibition Rembrandt, Rubens, and Golden Age Painting in Europe, 1600-1800 at the El Paso Museum of Art. The exhibition will be enhanced through the development of a docent guided tour component and concert performances featuring music of the period for K-12 school students, as well as additional concerts and lectures for university students and the general public.

Conspirare, Inc.
Austin, TX
$35,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Music
To support recordings of choral works by composers Mark Adamo, John Corigliano, and Robert Kyr. Two recordings are planned: one that will pair works by Corigliano and Adamo and a second of a previously commissioned work, Songs of the Soul, an hour-long cantata by Kyr.

Dallas Symphony Association, Inc. (aka Dallas Symphony Orchestra)
Dallas, TX
$23,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Arts Education
To support the Young Strings program, a three-level string instruction program for African American and Latino students in 2nd through 12th grades in Dallas. The free program provides one-on-one and small group instruction at five partner schools and the Meyerson Symphony Center, as well as master classes with guest artists and Dallas Symphony Orchestra members.

Diaz Music Institute
Houston, TX
$22,500
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Music
To support the Latin Jazz/Afro Caribbean Summer Workshop & Concert Series and after-school workshops. These educational programs for at-risk youth ages 4 to 18 will be held at MacArthur Senior High School in Houston and include music theory, music history, ear training, composition, vocal studies, dance, and live performances and will be taught by professional musicians such as Ndugu Chancler.

DiverseWorks, Inc. (aka DiverseWorks ArtSpace)
Houston, TX
$55,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Presenting
To support the DiverseDialogue Series and after-school program Meta-Four Houston. Artists including multidisciplinary performer Elia Arce, choreographer Michelle Ellsworth, playwright Aaron Landsman, and visual artist Michael Jones McKean, will create and present works while in residence.

Documentary Arts, Inc.
Dallas, TX
$40,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Folk and Traditional Arts
To support production costs for a half-hour video program titled We Don't Need Feet To Dance. The program examines NEA National Heritage Fellow Sidiki Conde's daily life, showing him teaching classes to students and participating in ceremonies and community rituals, emphasizing the ways his traditional music and dance engages his students, his community, and the general public.

Gemini Series, Inc. (aka Gemini Ink)
San Antonio, TX
$15,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Literature
To support workshops and other literary events in diverse communities throughout South Central Texas. University Without Walls offers nominally priced classes and discussion groups scheduled to accommodate jobs and families, with topics ranging from family oral histories to journaling. Writers in Communities offers workshops in at-risk schools, justice settings, therapeutic facilities, and shelters.

Houston Arts Alliance
Houston, TX
$50,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Folk and Traditional Arts
To support activities of the Houston Folklife and Traditional Arts Program. Houston Arts Alliance will identify and present the folk arts of the city through activities documenting the occupational traditions of the Port of Houston  and the Houston Ship Channel, spiritually-inspired music programming, and a concert series focused on the city's musical legacy.

Houston Chamber Choir
Houston, TX
$10,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Music
To support the Hear the Future School Residency Program. Ensembles of four to eight chamber choir musicians along with Artistic Director Robert Simpson will interact with students and teachers at three schools (one elementary, one middle, and one high school) in small and large group settings at least four times a year. A culminating choral festival, titled Hear the Future, will feature the chamber choir and the three participating schools performing individually and together.

Houston Institute for Culture
Houston, TX
$20,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Folk and Traditional Arts
To support Essential Festivals: Sharing Traditions, a project that will support major festivals celebrating the city's diversity. Among the cultural traditions to be highlighted are Juneteenth, which commemorates emancipation in Texas; Carnival, which honors Caribbean culture and African American Gulf-coast traditions; and Celebrate Houston!, which presents a wide cross-section of the city's traditions.

Inprint, Inc.
Houston, TX
$15,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Literature
To support the Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series. Invited speakers for the 2012-13 season include T. Coraghessan Boyle, Anne Carson, Deborah Eisenberg, Claudia Emerson, Percivel Everett, Eduardo Galeano, Amitav Ghosh, Terrance Hayes, Jhumpa Lahiri, Lily Tuck, and Karen Tei Yamashita.

Motion Media Arts Center (aka Austin School of Film )
Austin, TX
$35,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Arts Education
To support Cine Joven: Filmmaking in Spanish. With guidance from professional media artists, students will learn and create in all aspects of filmmaking through the episodic medium of telenovelas.

Musiqa Inc.
Houston, TX
$12,500
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Music
To support the educational outreach programs Around the World with Musiqa and Musiqa Remix. The chamber ensemble will perform concerts at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts and at schools, reaching approximately 7,000 children.

Nameless Sound (Consortium)
Houston, TX
$12,500
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Music
To support community-based education programs in music composition for children and youth in inner-city Houston. In partnership with the Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts, the free year-round creative music education program includes intensive music ensembles; weekly workshops for homeless, learning-disabled, and refugee students; a workshop tour visiting area public high schools; and residencies by premier artists from the genres of contemporary jazz and improvisation.

National Association of Latino Arts and Culture (aka NALAC)
San Antonio, TX
$50,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Presenting
To support The 2012 National Conference and Leadership Institute. The five-day conference will address Latino undercapitalization and be held in Philadelphia, PA .

Rude Mechanicals-A Theatre Collective (aka Rude Mechs)
Austin, TX
$10,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Theater
To support the development and premier of Decameron Day 3: Revolution!Through a series of focus groups and brainstorming sessions with community stakeholders such as the neighborhood association, local business association, and fellow arts organizations, the theater will devise a new work that engages and reflects the needs of their immediate community in East Austin.

San Antonio River Foundation
San Antonio, TX
$30,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Design
To support the design of an education and observation pavilion with a solar shade canopy. Design proposals for a permanent pavilion that combines art and science in a compelling and beautifully transformative way will be solicited via an invitation and reviewed by a jury of local artists, architects, designers, and neighborhood representatives to select the winning design.

Texas Commission on the Arts
Austin, TX
$931,600
CATEGORY: Partnership   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: State & Regional
To support Partnership Agreement activities.

Texas Folklife Resources
Austin, TX
$38,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Arts Education
To support Stories From Deep in the Heart, a year-long folklore, radio journalism, and audio art program for Austin high school students and teachers. Folklorists and professional radio journalists will teach high school students to research, interview, and document folk arts and traditions in their families and communities and create short, broadcast-quality audio essays.

University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX
$25,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Research
To support a cross-sectional analysis of 30 U.S. cities over three decades to identify neighborhood attributes driving location preferences for artists and artistic businesses. The use of multivariate time-series data and geospatial mapping will enable statistical methods to test a causal relationship between the presence of arts and neighborhood development.

University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
$20,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Research
To support a study to examine current levels of diversity among arts boards and audiences, and identify factors associated with fostering or inhibiting greater board and audience diversity. This study will explore the Urban Institute's National Survey of Nonprofit Governance, a dataset of 476 arts, culture, and humanities organizations, as well as 4,639 nonprofit organizations in other fields of activity allowing for comparative analysis.

Van Cliburn Foundation, Inc.
Fort Worth, TX
$20,000
CATEGORY: Arts in Media   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Media Arts
To support a documentary, radio broadcasts, and other multi-media activities surrounding the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. The daily lives of the 30 competing pianists will be streamed online during the competition.Performance Today will present radio segments of performances and interviews. A CD recording featuring the three finalists will be produced and a television documentary will chronicle events. Once completed, it will be offered to PBS for national broadcast.

Waco Cultural Arts Fest (aka Cultural Arts of Waco)
Waco, TX
$15,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Visual Arts
To support the commissioning and installation of a public art sculpture in Bledsoe-Miller Park. The sculpture will honor Waco resident and World War II serviceman Doris Miller (1919-43), the first African American to be awarded the Navy Cross for heroism. The figurative bronze sculpture and historical reliefs will be created by sculptor Eddie Dixon (b. 1950) and the site design will be developed by architect Stan Carroll.

Writers In the Schools
Houston, TX
$75,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Arts Education
To support The Story of Us, year-long creative writing workshops for students. Professional writers will visit classrooms to provide instruction on the creative writing processes of brainstorming, drafting, editing, revising, and publishing; students will have writing opportunities each day, take a field trip to a cultural venue, perform in classroom readings at the end of the year, and be published in an anthology of student writing.

Zachary Scott Theater Center (aka ZACH Theatre)
Austin, TX
$70,000
CATEGORY: Art Works   FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Musical Theater
To support the regional premiere of Ragtime. Based on the novel of the same title by E. L. Doctorow, with book by Terrence McNally and music and lyrics by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, the Broadway musical explores immigration, race, assimilation, and social conscience in turn-of-the-century United States.


Number of Grants: 31          Total Amount: $1,840,100



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