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Ingrid Schorr
Associate Director
Brandeis Office of the Arts
PO Box 549110/MS 052
Waltham, MA 02454-9110
781-736-5008

2013 Grant Awards

In 2013, more than 100 students, faculty and alumni participated in visual art, music, theater and multidisciplinary projects at Brandeis during the Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts with grants from the Office of the Arts to produce innovative and artistic work that offers opportunities to create, participate, and learn about the arts. A jury of faculty, staff and students evaluates grant applications on the quality and innovation of the project, and the potential for broad involvement of the Brandeis community during the festival. The following proposals received funding:

  • Livia Bell, $500 for Ouch! Bandages for Building Boo-Boos (sculpture)
  • Victoria Cheah, $500 for Meditations in an Emergency (sculpture)
  • Liane Curtis, $500 for "My One Little Whiff of Success" (performance)
  • David Dominique, $400 for BEAMS Presents: Six Commissions (concert) 
  • David French, $420 for Unraveling: Epithelium (sculpture)
  • Bernardo Goldberg, $100 for Exquisite Corpses (performance)
  • Sarah Hershon, $350 for Yarnbombing (sculpture)
  • Olivia Leiter and Paul Belenky, $500 for Innermost Parts (sculpture)
  • Chaimae Mechtaly, $500 for Berber Jews: Space, Memory and Identity (paintings and film screening)
  • Rebecca Ottinger and Olive Pobiel, $250 for Spirits in the Forest (sculpture)
  • Billy Sims, $470 for Receiving Container (sculpture)
  • Robyn Spector and Joshua Linton, $300 for The Usual Crowd (photography)
  • Melanie Steinhardt, $360 for Know Your Trees! (sculpture)
  • Nadia Vasilyeva, $200 for A Stroke of Change (book arts)