Teaching Artist Micro-Grant Awardees

2021 Awardees II

Andrea Walls (2021-II)

Andrea Walls (2021-II)

Andrea Walls (She/her) is a multidisciplinary artist focused on poetry, photography and digital art who will use this grant to offer poetry workshop during “The Symposium of Black Joy”.

For more information visit: www.museumofblackjoy.com / IG: @urbanarchivist 

Andy Thierauf (2021-II)

Andy Thierauf (2021-II)

Andy Thierauf (He/him) is a teaching artist and musician, who will use this grant to purchase equipment to teach music online.

For more information visit: www.andythierauf.com / IG: @andythierauf 

Brujo De La Mancha (2021-II)

Brujo De La Mancha (2021-II)

Brujo De La Mancha (He/him) is a multidisciplinary teaching artist who will use this grant to help fund a community mural.

For more information visit: IG: @Brujodelamancha

Donna Dorman (2021-II)

Donna Dorman (2021-II)

Donna Dorman aka Noize (She/her) is a percussionist/drummer who will buy a computer to teach music classes virtually.

For more information visit: www.facebook.com/djrdorman1951 / IG: @mygurl51

Francesca Montanile (2021-II)

Francesca Montanile (2021-II)

Francesca Montanile (She/her) is a visual artist, using this grant for sexual education training with the goal of integrating sex education with her arts education practice.

For more information visit: www.francescamontanilelyons.com 

Gigi McGraw (2021-II)

Gigi McGraw (2021-II)

Gigi McGraw (She/her) is a performing artist with a focus on social practice and storytelling, using this grant for a local neighborhood storytelling/banner project.

For more information visit: 
www.1cupfcoffeeconversationboksprojects.wordpress.com

Ivonne Pinto-Garcia (2021-II)

Ivonne Pinto-Garcia (2021-II)

Ivonne Pinto-Garcia (She/her) is a visual teaching artist who will use this grant for a Day of the Dead Community project.

For more information visit: www.facebook.com/ivonne.pg.3

Madusmita Bora (2021-II)

Madusmita Bora (2021-II)

Madusmita Bora (She/her) is a classical Indian dancer who will purchase a computer for virtual teaching of Hindu dance. 

For more information visit: www.sattriyadancecompany.com / IG: @sattriya.dance.company

Namarah McCall (2021-II)

Namarah McCall (2021-II)

Namarah McCall (She/her) is a musician and storyteller who will video document her community dance project to share her process with other teaching artists.

For more information visit: www.iamnamarah.com / IG: @iamnamarah 

Yolanda Palacio (2021-II)

Yolanda Palacio (2021-II)

Yolanda Palacio (She/her) is a poet and musician who will use this grant to support her Guerrilla Poetic Workshop.

For more information visit: www.yolandawisher.com / IG: @yolandawisher