RECIPIENTS

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...

Jim Skuldt & New York Foundation for the Arts
New Work Project Grant

Inspired by a fusion of standardized quarters seen in deployable tactical shelters, luxury cruise ship environments and the Hotel Corbusier, Jim Skuldt plans to construct a lodging unit from a standard shipping container in order to transport himself internationally aboard a cargo ship, train, truck or any other form of...

Direct Grants to Individual Artists Announced

Harpo Foundation is pleased to announce an important change in its grant program. In 2013, starting with the April 5 deadline, the foundation will accept proposals from individual artists as well as from non-profit organizations. Previously, artists were unable to apply for direct support. This restriction has been lifted and...

Nick Carter
Emerging Artist Residency Fellow

Nick Carter spent one month at the Santa Fe Art Institute in March 2014 developing new work for "Temporary Autonomous Moan." Nick Carter was born in Philadelphia and is a graduate of Brown University. ...