MAP 2016 First-Time Awardees

While MAP is honored to support all 36 projects this grant cycle, we wanted to make special mention of the first-time awardees.

47 out of 63 leads artists and ensembles are receiving their first MAP grant this year.  That’s 74% of the cohort! Congratulations to the following individuals and ensembles:

  • Zakiyyah Alexander
  • Sahba Aminikia
  • Kurt Beattie
  • Lisa Bielawa
  • Brooklyn Youth Chorus
  • Shakti Butler
  • Christopher Chen
  • Li Chiao-Ping
  • Yussef El Guindi
  • Jason Finkelman
  • Matthew Flower / Machine Dazzle
  • Sheetal Gandhi
  • Anthony Garcia
  • Nataki Garrett
  • Kris Grey
  • d. Sabela Grimes
  • Yotam Haber
  • Lynden Harris
  • Kathryn Hunter-Williams
  • John Jennings
  • Nicole Klaymoon
  • Mary Kouyoumdjian
  • Last Call: New Orleans Dyke Bar History Project
  • Andrea LeBlanc
  • Paloma McGregor
  • New Orleans Airlift
  • Okwui Okpokwasili
  • Charles Otte
  • Sandra Parker
  • Liza Jessie Peterson
  • Progress Theatre
  • Quetzal
  • Anthony Joel Romero
  • Douglas Rosenberg
  • Jen Rosenblit
  • Dread Scott
  • Jen Shyu
  • Niegel Smith
  • Soul Food Cypher
  • DeLanna Studi
  • TAIKOPROJECT
  • Teatro Línea de Sombra
  • Suzanne Thorpe
  • Trilogy: An Opera Company
  • Cristal Truscott
  • Daniel Valdez
  • Richard Wesley

Read more about the 2016 MAP Fund Projects here.

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