The Commission is Proud to Announce Our FY 2011 Grantees!

We congratulate each of the esteemed DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities 2011 grantees. The Commission had an extraordinary number of applicants for each grant category. This year’s grant recipients—both artists and organizations—represent some of the best arts experiences in the District. To each awardee, we extend our appreciation. Your creativity and productivity through the arts enhances the quality of life for all who live, work, or visit Washington, DC.

GRANTS

AEP  Arts Education Projects

Arena Stage
Assane Konte
Capitol Hill Art Workshop
CapoeiraDC
Choral Arts Society of Washington
City Arts, Inc.
City at Peace, Inc
CityDance Ensemble
Community Help In Music Education
DC Scores
Duke Ellington School of the Arts
East of the River Boys & Girls Steelband
Excel Academy Public Charter School
DC Jazz Festival, Ltd
Folger Shakespeare Library
Ford’s Theatre Society
Friendship Public Charter Schools
Gala Hispanic Theatre
Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute
International Child Art Foundation
Joel Bergner
Joy of Motion Dance Center, Inc.
Kevin Reese
Latin American Montessori Bilingual Public
Charter School

Lucy Ann Jickling
Mary Beth Bowen
National Building Museum
PEN/Faulkner Foundation
Step Afrika!
The Congressional Chorus
The Parkmont School
The Patricia M. Sitar Center for the Arts
The Phillips Collection
The Selma M. Levine School of Music
The Shakespeare Theatre
The Studio Theatre
The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts
The Washington National Opera
Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz
Thurgood Marshall Academy
Turning the Page
Washington Bach Consort
Washington Performing Arts Society
Washington Youth Choir
Words Beats & Life
Young Playwright’s Theatre, Inc.

AFP  Artist Fellowship Program

Adam Davies
Alexandra Silverthorne
Alexis E. Gillespie
Anna U. Edholm Davis
Asmara Beraki
Avish Khebrehzadeh
Barbara Josephs Liotta
Brandon W. Bloch
Colin Winterbottom
Cory Oberndorfer
Eleanor Walton
Erik Sandberg
Gediyon Kifle
Janis Goodman
John James Anderson
Joshua Cogan
Judy A. Southerland
Kenneth George
Khanh H. Le
Marta Perez Garcia
Mary J. Early
Mia Feuer
Michael Dax Iacovone
Michelle Herman
Molly Springfield
Rik Freeman
Ruth Stenstrom
Scott G. Brooks
Tim Tate
Virginia N. Durrin

CAP  City Arts Projects

Alexis E. Gillespie
Art Museum of the Americas
Capital Fringe Inc.
Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Company
Dance Institute of Washington
Dance Place
Edgeworks
El Teatro del Danza Contemporanca de El Salavador
Film Odyssey, Inc.
FotoWeekDC
Grupo de Artistas Latinoamericano
International Arts and Artists
James Renwick Alliance
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Joseph Young
Lorton Art Program, Inc.
Mexican Cultural Institute
Miriam’s Kitchen, Inc.
Moving Forward: Contemporary American Dance Company
Opera Lafayette
Post-Classical Ensemble, Inc.
Rex Weil
Ruth Stenstrom
Solas Nua
Step Afrika!
Teatro de la Luna (The Moon Theatre)
The Choral Arts Society
The In Series, Inc.
The Phillips Collection
The Shakespeare Theatre
The Studio Theatre, Inc.
The Textile Museum
The U Street Theatre Foundation, Inc.
The VIP Group, Inc.
The Washington National Opera
Theater Alliance of Washington
Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art
Washington Bach Consort
Washington DC Jewish Community Center, Inc
Washington Performing Arts Society

CFP  Cultural Facilities Grant Program

Dance Institute of Washington
Dance Place
Ford’s Theatre Society
Joy of Motion Dance Center, Inc.
Mentors of Minorities in Education
The Phillips Collection
The Shakespeare Theatre
The Studio Theatre, Inc.
The Textile Museum
The U Street Theatre Foundation, Inc.
Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art
Woolly Mammoth Theater Company

EOR  East of the River Program

Arch Development Corporation
Building Bridges Across the River
East of the River Boys & Girls Steelband
Interstages, Inc.
Life Pieces To Masterpieces, Inc.
PEN/Faulkner Foundation
The Corcoran Gallery of Art
The Selma M. Levine School of Music
The Washington Ballet
Thurgood Marshall Academy
Ward 7 Arts Collaborative
Young Playwrights Theater, Inc.

ELTA  Elders Learning Through the Arts Program

Audrey L. Brown
City Arts, Inc.
IONA Senior Services
Momentum Dance Theatre
Tango Mercurio
The Selma M. Levine School of Music
The Washington Ballet

FDC  Festivals DC

American Turkish Association, Inc.
Arena Stage
Building Bridges Across the River
Capital Fringe Inc.
Chinatown Community Cultural Center, Inc.
Columbia Heights Day Initiative
Cultural Tourism DC
Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Company
DC Blues Society, Inc.
DC Caribbean Carnival, Inc.
DC Film Alliance
Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital
DC Jazz Festival, Ltd
FotoWeekDC
French-American Cultural Foundation
Grupo de Artistas Latinoamericano
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Maru Montero Dance Company
National Building Museum
National Cherry Blossom Festival Committee, Inc.
Pan American Symphony Orchestra
Shaw Main Streets, Inc.

FAP  Folk & Traditional Arts Mini-Grant Program

Brendan Bell
CapoeiraDC
Joanne Henson
Tango Mercurio
The Church of the Epiphany, DC
The Washington Ballet
Wilma Consul

GIA  Grants-in-Aid to Organizations

826DC
Art Enables
Atlas Performing Arts Center
Capital Fringe Inc.
Capitol Hill Art Workshop
City Arts, Inc.
City at Peace, Inc.
CityDance Ensemble
Cultural Development Corporation of DC
DC Film Alliance
DC’s El Teatro de Danza Contemporanea de El Salvador
Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital
DC Jazz Festival, Ltd
FotoWeekDC
Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop
Friends of Fillmore Arts Center
Hamiltonian Artists, Inc.
Howard Theatre Restoration, Inc.
International Arts and Artists
James Renwick Alliance
Joy of Motion Dance Center, Inc.
KanKouran West African Dance Co.
Life Pieces To Masterpieces, Inc.
Lorton Art Program
Moving Forward: Contemporary Asian American Dance Company
Multi Media Training Institute, Inc.
Opera Lafayette
Pan American Symphony Orchestra
PEN/Faulkner Foundation
Post Classical Ensemble
Provisions Learning Project
Smith Farm Center for the Healing Arts
Solas Nua
Taffety Punk Theatre, Inc.
The Ellington Fund
The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington DC
The In Series, Inc.
The Patricia M. Sitar Center for the Arts
The Selma M. Levine School of Music
The Washington Chorus
Transformer, Inc.
Washington DC Jewish Community Center, Inc.
Washington Youth Choir
Washington DC International Film Festival

HHCA  Hip Hop Community Art

African Continuum Theatre Coalition
Centro Nia
CityDance Ensemble
DC Jazz Festival, Ltd
Holly Bass
Joy of Motion Dance Center, Inc.
Latin American Youth Center, Inc.
Raising Expectations Inc.
Simone Jacobson
The Patricia M. Sitar Center for the Arts
The Studio Theatre, Inc.
Truth Hall
Words Beats & Life

PAR  Performing Artist Roster Program

Keith Wesby
Sonya Taylor

PABC  Public Art Building Communities

Capitol Riverfront Business Improvement District
Cultural Development Corporation of DC
Howard Theatre Restoration, Inc.
Peter Waddell

SPP  Small Projects Program

Bruce McNeil
Cory Oberndorfer
Dance Institute of Washington
Hello Craft
Jaia A. Thomas
Jared Lawrence Ragland
KanKouran West African Dance Co.
Kenneth George
Maida Withers Dance Construction Company
Momentum Dance Theatre
New Tang Dynasty Group, Inc.
Nicole Aguirre
Rachel Beamer
Raul Zahir De Leon
Rene Javier Moffatt
Sukumar Srinivasan
Tango Mercurio
The Art Connection in the Capital Region
The Patricia M. Sitar Center for the Arts
The Selma M. Levine School of Music
The Studio Theatre, Inc.
The Washington Ballet
Washington Bach Consort
Washington Project for the Arts
Woolly Mammoth Theater Company

TAR  Teaching Artist Roster

Joel Bergner
Lizabeth Flood
Marcie Wolf-Hubbard

UPS  UPSTART Grant Program

Capitol Movement, Inc.
DC Creative Writing Workshop, Inc.
DC Film Alliance
Prisons Foundation
Solas Nua
Washington Concert Opera

YAP  Young Artist Grant Program

Alex Pergament
Ben Crosbie
Chajana denHarder
Elissa Goetschius
Elizabeth Dawn DeRoche
Elizabeth Egan Tomber
Elizabeth Maestri
Jessica T. Solomon
Jonathan B. Tucker
Katherine Jordan
Maureen Dolan-Galaviz
Maureen Elizabeth Andary
Micheline Heal
Michelle Herman
Patrick McDonough
Robert Patterson
Shari Henry
Simone Jacobson
Tommy Bobo
Vijay Palaparty
William John Bert
William Wytold Lebing

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Since 1968, the District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) has developed and promoted local artists, organizations and activities.
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