Showcasing the Arts

Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship Past Recipients

Fiscal Year: 2023

Award: $7,500

John Harlan Norris

Visual Arts

Fayette

Elizabeth Mesa-Gaido

Visual Arts

Rowan

Jonathan McFadden

Visual Arts

Fayette

Boris Zakic

Visual Arts

Scott

Wyatt Severs

Crafts

Calloway

Fiscal Year: 2021

Award: $7,500

Maria Bautista

Choreography

Jefferson

Raleigh Dailey

Musical Composition

Madison

Fiscal Year: 2020

Award: $7,500

Derek Feldman

Songwriting

Fayette

Fiscal Year: 2019

Award: $7,500

Annette Allen

Poetry

Jefferson

Catherine Brereton

Creative Nonfiction

Fayette

Janet Eldred

Poetry

Fayette

David Harrity

Poetry

Jefferson

Marcia Hurlow

Poetry

Fayette

Joseph Manning

Creative Nonfiction

Jefferson

Amelia Martens

Poetry

McCracken

Robert Martin

Playwriting

Rockcastle

Carrie Mullins

Fiction

Rockcastle

Travis Newton

Playwriting

Warren

Jeremy Paden

Poetry

Fayette

Pamela Parker

Poetry

Graves

Courtney Petrosino

Poetry

Jefferson

Hannah Pittard

Fiction

Fayette

Margaret Price

Playwriting

Fayette

Kathryn Yocum

Fiction

Jefferson

Fiscal Year: 2018

Award: $7,500

Amy Chase

Visual Arts

Jefferson

Stacy R. Chinn

Visual Arts

Fayette

Mike Elsherif

Media Arts

Jefferson

Wayne Enstice

Visual Arts

Boone

Dongfeng Li

Visual Arts

Rowan

Fiscal Year: 2017

Award: $7,500

Tracey Bonner

Choreography

Campbell

Rebecca Gayle Howell

Poetry

Fayette

Maurice Manning

Poetry

Washington

Sharon Mauldin-Reynolds

Fiction

Fayette

Sarah McCartt

Poetry

Jefferson

Aimee Zaring

Creative Nonfiction

Jefferson

Fiscal Year: 2016

Award: $7,500

Jacob Gotlib

Composing

Jefferson

Margaret Diane Kahlo

Visual Arts

Fayette

Douglas Matthew Miller

Visual Arts

Jefferson

James Robert Southard

Visual Arts

Fayette

Melissa Vanderberg

Visual Arts

Madison

Fiscal Year: 2015

Award: $7,500

Makalani Bandele

Poetry

Jefferson

Diana Grisanti

Playwriting

Jefferson

Carrie Jerrell

Poetry

Calloway

Christian Moody

Fiction

Boyle

Steve Moulds

Playwriting

Jefferson

Mark Schimmoeller

Creative Nonfiction

Franklin

Fiscal Year: 2014

Award: $7,500

Seth Green

Visual Arts

Rowan

Dominic Guarneschelli

Visual Arts

Jefferson

Hui Chi Lee

Visual Arts

Fayette

David Marquez

Visual Arts

Warren

Robert Salyer

Media Arts

Letcher

Brandon Smith

Visual Arts

Madison

Felecia Szorad

Visual Arts

Fayette

Jenny Zeller

Visual Arts

Jefferson

Fiscal Year: 2013

Award: $7,500

Willie Davis

Fiction

Letcher

Adam Day

Poetry

Jefferson

Ron Ellis

Creative Nonfiction

Kenton

Sean Hill

Poetry

Jefferson

Jason Howard

Creative Nonfiction

Madison

Grayson Johnson

Playwriting

Fayette

Ellen Birkett Morris

Fiction

Jefferson

Bianca Spriggs

Poetry

Fayette

Kaitlin Willihnganz

Fiction

Jefferson

Krzysztof Wolek

Composing

Jefferson

Fiscal Year: 2012

Award: $7,500

Morgan Atkinson

Media Arts

Jefferson

Tina Gebhart

Visual Arts

Madison

Lori Larusso

Visual Arts

Fayette

Matthew Maynard

Visual Arts

Anderson

Kathleen O’Brien

Visual Arts

Mercer

Hunter Stamps

Visual Arts

Fayette

Mark Whitley

Visual Arts

Warren

Fiscal Year: 2011

Award: $7,500

Kimberly Cox

Choreography

Jefferson

Norbe Risco

Choreography

Fayette

Clint Morehead

Creative Nonfiction

Jefferson

Julie Wade

Creative Nonfiction

Jefferson

Jessica Leader

Fiction

Jefferson

Catherine Morgan

Fiction

Madison

Gerald Plain

Musical Composition

Oldham

Dan Bernitt

Playwriting

Fayette

Amy Tudor

Poetry

Jefferson

Lisa Williams

Poetry

Boyle

Fiscal Year: 2010

Award: $7,500

Joe Gray

Media Arts

Jefferson

Nick Szuberla

Media Arts

Letcher

Patrick Yen

Media Arts

Jefferson

Matthew Albritton

Photography

Campbell

Ronald Davis

Visual Arts

Fayette

Ben Durham

Visual Arts

Woodford

Jennifer Heller Zurick

Visual Arts

Madison

Bruce Linn

Visual Arts

Jefferson

Marco Logsdon

Visual Arts

Fayette

Laura Mentor

Visual Arts

Fayette

Jeffrey Nichols

Visual Arts

Rowan

Michael Nichols

Visual Arts

Warren

Mark Priest

Visual Arts

Jefferson

Reba Rye

Visual Arts

Henry

David Zurick

Visual Arts

Madison

For More Information

Tamara Coffey
Organization Support and Individual Artist Director
tamara.coffey@ky.gov
502-892-3121