The Alexa Rose Foundation, a local arts organization named for the late Boise artist and arts advocate Alexa Rose Howell, has announced its 2019 class of grant recipients. Many of this year’s grantees have ties to Boise State.
Jill Annie Margaret: Travel expenses for a solo pilgrimage to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Stephanie Bacon: Exhibition prints and installation supplies, book design and printing for collaborative multidisciplinary project “ARRIVALS.”
Ann Bell (recent arts graduate): Materials and tools to create illustrated works of enameled art, as well as small pieces of wearable art.
Martin Corless-Smith: Travel to Naples, Italy, to work with an Italian poet on a new translation of “Antigone.”
Caroline Earley: Artist residency at the C.R.E.T.A. association in Rome, Italy.
Francis Fox: Attendance at a stone carving residency in Italy.
John Francis: Purchase of a new DSLR camera for higher-quality images.
Tiffany Hitesman: Expenses for a writing residency at The Atlanta School.
Sue Latta: Purchase of compound miter saw.
Clyde Moneyhun: Travel to Spain to participate in a reading of a recent literary translation.
Amy Nack: Attendance at a fabric printing workshop with the Arrowmont School of Art and Craft in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Troy Passey: Production expenses for a five-minute stop-action film.
Astri Snodgrass: Attendance at a quilting workshop in North Carolina.
Mitch Wieland: Travel to Japan to conduct research for completion of new novel.
The foundation awards grants each year. During the 2019 grant cycle, it received more than 300 applications from across the Treasure Valley. A panel of artists, educators and creative professionals in the community selected 74 grant recipients.
Read more about the foundation here: https://alexarosefoundation.org/