The Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas has just announced the winners of their Fall 2015 microgrants. The award provides $1000 to North Texas artists to realize specific projects.
According to the Nasher’s press release, the awardees and their projects are:
—Alicia Eggert, Denton. Eggert plans to use the Nasher Sculpture Center Artist Microgrant to finish new work for her 2016 exhibition, The Sun Doesn’t Go Down, at Harvard Medical School’s Transit Gallery, which includes a hologram of the moon waxing and waning in real time.
—Brian Fridge, Dallas. Fridge will use funds to complete two new video works, Sequence 8.1 and Sequence 22.1, which explore light matter, space and time. The microgrant will pay for studio space and various commonplace materials with which to experiment during the creation of each video.
—Kelsey Heimerman, Dallas. Heimerman wants to increase the scale of her paintings and plans to use her microgrant to construct ten new panels to continue her work about the state of contemporary society.
—Michael Morris, Dallas. Morris will use the funds to realize a 2012 work, Blue Movie, as a film print rather than a digital transfer. He has expanded the work over the past three years and the microgrant will pay lab and negative cutter fees to finish the process.
—Darryl Ratcliff, Dallas. Ratcliff will use his microgrant to realize the next installment of Basquiats and Gravy: Dallas Artists Brunch, an opportunity for artists of diverse backgrounds to meet each other. As with all of Ratcliff’s social sculptures, his work aims to further the vision for a culturally equitable city.
Congratulations to all!