2020

Grisel Acosta
Professor, City University of New York-BCC

Lesley Nneka Arimah
USA Artist Fellow, Fiction Writer

Rebecca Cummins
Chair and Professor, University of Washington

Nadia Elokdah
Vice President and Director of Programs, Grantmakers in the Arts

Gabriel Frey
USA Artist Fellow, Traditional Basket Maker

Victoria Haven
Visual Artist

Robyn Hollingshead
Managing Program Director, Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies

Andrew Okpeaha MacLean
USA Artist Fellow, Filmmaker and Playwright

John Roderick
Singer/Songwriter

Shannon Scrofano
Director, Center of Performance and Civic Practice

Bill Shannon
USA Artist Fellow
Performance and Video Artist

Leila Tamari
Senior Program Officer, ArtPlace America

Holcombe Waller
USA Artist Fellow, Composer, Vocalist, Performer

2019

Francene Blythe
Native Arts & Culture Foundation

Claire Dederer
Writer

Angie Durrell
Intempo

Ara Fitzgerald
Dancer and Choreographer

Amber Hoy
First People’s Fund

Kathleen Hughes
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs

Ruby Lopez Harper
Americans for the Arts

Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs
Artist (Performance)

Kira Pritchard
Stavros Niarchos Foundation

Judilee Reed
William Penn Foundation

Ry Rocklen
Artist

Vincent Toro
Poet

Alan Tracy
RISD Career Center

2018

Bruce Barcott
Journalist

Denise Brown
Leeway Foundation

Matthew Deleget
MINUS SPACE

Deana Haggag
United States Artists

Sharon Loudon
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation

Dmae Roberts
MediaRites

Karlos Rodriguez
Catalyst Quartet

Victoria Rogers
Knight Foundation

Alycia Socia
Kresge Foundation

April Surgent
United States Artists Fellow

Donna Uchizono
United States Artists Fellow

Hrag Vartanian
Hyperallergic

Larry Vienneau
Seminole State College of Florida

2017

Alexandra Siclait
Creative Capital

Amy Kitchener
Alliance for California Traditional Arts

Barbara Lanciers
Trust for Mutual Understanding

Bonnie Nadzam
Author

Caen Thomason-Redus
Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Cannupa Hanska Luger
Artist

Ellen Placey Wadey
Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation

Kapena Alapai
Arts in a Changing America

Melissa Thodos
Thodos Dance Chicago

Michael Sherrill
Center for Craft Creativity and Design

Shawn Greenlee
Rhode Island School of Design

Todd Boss
Poet