The Idea Fund has announced the winners of its second round of grants to unconventional Texas-based artist projects. Recipients of the $4000 cash awards this time around are Rudos y Tecnicos (Victor Payan and Sandra "Pocha" Peña); Wura-Natasha Ogunji; PLAND (Nancy Zastudil); Brett Koshkin; DumpTruck (Cory Wagner and Mat Wolff); Mick Johnson; Sketch Klubb (Seth Alverson, Jason Colburn, Rene Cruz, Russell Etchen, Sebastian Forray, Lane Hagood, Cody Ledvina, Nick Meriwether, Eric Pearce, Patrick Phipps, J. Michael Stovall, David Wang); Bill Davenport (hey! that’s me!); Potter-Belmar Labs (Leslie Raymond and Jason Jay Stevens) and Monica Henderson. these ten were selected from 160 applications by panelists Ron Berry (Artistic Director, Refraction Arts and Founder Fusebox Festival, Austin, Texas), Courtney Fink (Executive Director, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA) and Franklin Sirmans (Contemporary Art Curator, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA).
also by Bill Davenport
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