RECIPIENTS

Emily Mast
Grants for Visual Artists

Emily Mast received a direct artist grant from the foundation in 2013 and is planning to apply the funds toward the development of a new series of performances based on the “scenic poems” of Joan Brossa (1919-1998), a little known Catalan artist and writer. Brossa’s work (much like her own) deals with...

Dawn Kasper and Cannonball Miami
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation will help support Dawn Kasper's 3-month residency at Cannonball Miami in 2014. During her time in Miami, Ms. Kasper plans to transform her live/work environment into an evolving sculptural space that is open to the public and reflective of her time, research and dialogue with the local context....

Neil Goldberg
Grants for Visual Artists

For the past twenty years, Neil Goldberg has been making video, photographic and sculptural work that documents the cadences of everyday experience and the dynamics of mortality. Harpo Foundation is pleased to provide Mr. Goldberg with a direct artist grant to assist his production and development of new work. [gallery link="file"...

Donna Dennis
Grants for Visual Artists

An accomplished artist, Donna Dennis has been creating ambitious sculpture and installation work since the early 1970's. In support of her impressive body of work and to assist her production of new work, the foundation provided Ms. Dennis with a direct artist grant in 2013.    ...

Gina Herrera
Native American Residency Fellow

Gina Herrera collects and uses trash as a never ending source of unconventional material for her sculpture. As a Harpo Fellow at Vermont Studio Center, where she was described as a catalyst among her community of fellow residents, the artist made the work featured below using found material collected from the area. In...

Elisa Harkins
Native American Residency Fellow

Elisa Harkins is a Native American composer and artist from Miami, Oklahoma. Her music, animation, paintings and paper mache sculptures investigate Native American stories, rituals, and spirituality through the lens of someone raised on pop culture and computer games. She received a BA in Interactive Media in 2001 from Columbia College...