RECIPIENTS

Scott Goss
Grants for Visual Artists

Scott Goss is a multimedia artist who creates experiential environments to explore the subconscious and bring dimension to this dreamlike place. He writes, “In mundane everyday activities, we find time to enter into our thoughts, so we can contemplate, plan, wonder, or remember. Sounds, smells, feelings can toss us into...

Heather Hart
Grants for Visual Artists

Heather Hart is interested in how legends form and how invention and intuition gets mixed in along the way to fit current cultural needs. She thinks of her artwork as oracles that reflect these stories and belief systems. As Ms. Hart explains, “an oracle is something that gives wisdom or...

Julie Schenkelberg and The Mattress Factory
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation is pleased to provide project support for a residency and exhibition by Julie Schenkelberg at The Mattress Factory. Born and raised in Cleveland, Julie Schenkelberg states that she learned about the beauty of objects and buildings by observing her crumbling city. She combines discarded domestic objects with industrial...

M. Lamar and Participant Inc.
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation is pleased to provide project support for “NEGROGOTHIC, a Manifesto" a solo exhibition of video, film stills, and props by artist, countertenor, and composer M. Lamar at Participant Inc.. The centerpiece is a film adapted from Lamar’s music theater piece "Surveillance Punishment and the Black Psyche," which proposes...

Nathaniel Donnett and Contemporary Art Museum Houston
New Work Project Grant

Harpo Foundation is pleased to provide project support for Nathaniel Donnett’s “Nothing to See Hear” for Contemporary Art Museum Houston’s exhibition “Right Here, Right Now: Houston." “Nothing to See Hear” is an investigation into how sound and light can create a space of remembrance and meditation. Through the use of minimalist...

Calum Walter
Grants for Visual Artists

Calum Walter’s films and videos are rooted in a process of observation and accumulation. Through constant documentation of sound and image, he adds to a growing personal database of material. Over time this ‘data’ begins to reveal characteristics and patterns, previously invisible, creating a framework for a new investigation. In...