NFA Award Recipients

 

OVERVIEW

The NALAC Fund for the Arts (NFA) has awarded nearly one million dollars to a diverse range of artists and organizations representing every discipline and region of the country. We invite you to learn more about previous NFA award winning Latino artists, ensembles and arts organizations that demonstrate artistic excellence in pursuit of social justice through the arts.

 

Grant Recipients 2005-2006

Grant Recipients 2008-2009

Grant Recipients 2011-2012

Grant Recipients 2006-2007

Grant Recipients 2009-2010

Grant Recipients 2013-2014

Grant Recipients 2007-2008

Grant Recipients 2010-2011

 

 

 

2013-2014 GRANT RECIPIENTS

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Artists

 

Organizations

 

Jose Luis Hurtado & Carmina Escobar

Master Artist Grant

Albuquerqe, NM

MIcheal J. Garces & 
Ana Maria Alvarez

Master Artist Grant

Cuklver City, CA

Artes de Mexico en Utah

Genaral Operating Support Award

Salt Lake City, UT

Cara Mia Theatre Co.

Genaral Operating Support Award

Dallas, TX

Alma Leiva &

Adriana Corral

Ensemble Project Grant

Miami, FL

Annie Lopez

Artist Project Grant

Phoenix, AZ

Cornerstone Theatre & Teatro Jornalero Sin Fronteras

General Operating Support Award

Los Angeles, CA

Latino Theatre Commons

Genaeral Operating Support Award

Chicago, IL

Denise Frohman

Artsit Project Grant

Aurora, CO

Elisha Miranda
"E-Fierce"

Artsit Project Grant

South Orange, NJ

Cafe Cultura

Project Grant Award

Denver, CO

Coral Contigas

Project Grant Award

Rockville, MD

Gonzalo Pinilla

Artist Project Grant

Iowa City, IO

Marc David Pinate

Ensemble Project Grant

Tucson, AZ

Esperanza Peace & Justice Center

Project Grant Award

San Antonio, TX

Group .BR

Project Grant Award

New York, NY

Michelle Angela Ortiz

Artist Project Grant

Philadelphia, PA

Raquel Z. Rivera & \Ojos de Sofia

Ensemble Project Grant

Albuquerque, AZ

IBA–Inquillonos Boricuas en Accion

Project Grant Award

Boston, MA

Latino Public Broadcasting

Project Grant Award

New York, NY

Ruben Martinez

Artist Project Grant

Los Angeles, CA

Stephanie Diaz

Artist Project Grant

Chicago, IL

Su Teatro Inc.

Project Grant Award

Denver, CO

Teatro Vision de San Jose

Project Grant Award

San Jose, CA

Vero Majano

Artist Project Grant

San Francisco, CA

Violeta Luna

Ensemble Project Grant

San Francisco, CA

   

William D. Caballero

Artist Project Grant

Newark, NJ

Yara Travieso

Artist Project Grant

Brooklyn, NY

   

Caborca Theatre

Ensemble Project Grant

Brooklyn, NY

     

 

2012-2013 GRANT RECIPIENTS

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Artists

 

Organizations

 

Edgar Endress

Artist Project

Lynchburg, VA 

Patricia Tinajero

Fellowship Artist

New York, NY 

Calpulli Mexican   Dance Company, Inc.    

Project Grant Award

Jackson Heights, NY

The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance

Project Grant Award

Brooklyn, NY

Felipe Lara

Master Artist

Jersey City, NJ

Yosvany Cordero Varela

Fellowship Artist

Nashville, TN

ElevArte Community Studio

Project Grant Award

Chicago, IL

 

John J. Valadez

Artist Project

Warwick, NY

Betty Bastidas

Artist Project

Brooklyn, NY

El Taller Latino Americano/Latin American Workshop

Project grant Award

New York, NY

 

 

Jaime Permuth

Fellowship Artist

New York, NY

Patricia Cazorla & Nancy Saleme

Artist Project

New York, NY

 

Union CIty Music Project

Project Grant Award

Union City, NJ

 

 

Sonia Otalvaro

Fellowship Artist

San Francisco, CA

Frances Negrón-Muntaner

Fellowship Artist

New York, NY

Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana (MACLA)

General Operating Support Award

San Jose, CA 

 

Amy Sanchez

Fellowship Artist

San Diego, CA

Mark Valdez

Fellowship Artist

Los Angeles, CA

CONTRA-TIEMPO

General Operating Support Award

Santa Monica, CA

 

 

2011-2012 GRANT RECIPIENTS

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Artists
 
Organizations
 

Daniel Eduvijes Carrera

Fellowship Artist    

Los Angeles, CA

Daniel Fetecua Soto

Artist Project

Brooklyn, NY

Cuba Caribe

Festival Grant Award

San Francisco, CA

Su Teatro

Project Grant Award

Denver, CO

Magdalena Gomez

Fellowship Artist

Springfield, MA

John Jota Leaños

Artist Project

San Francisco, CA

Santa Cecilia Orchestra

Operating Support Grant Award

Los Angeles, CA

 

John Santos

Master Artist

Oakland, CA

Hector Morales

Artist Project

Leonia, NJ

Thalia Spanish Theatre

Operating Support Grant Award

Long Island City, NY

 

Jesus Barraza

Artist Project

San Leandro, CA

Monika Navarro

Artist Project

Ventura, CA

Cara Mia Theatre

Operating Support Grant Award

Dallas, TX

 

Guillermo Bert

Artist Project

Los Angeles, CA

Antonio Ramos

Artist Project

Brooklyn, NY

Flamenco Vivo with Carlota Santana

Project Grant Award

New York, NY

 

William D. Caballero

Artist Project

Brooklyn, CA

Ingrid Contreras

Artist Project

San Francisco, CA

Galeria Studio 24

Project Grant Award

San Francisco, CA

 

Jorge Cortiñas

Artist Project

Jackson Heights, NY

Carlos Sandoval

Artist Project

New York, NY

Puerto Rican

Traveling Theater

Project Grant Award

New York, NY

 

Paul Espinosa

Artist Project

Scottsdale, AZ

Gary Soto

Artist Project

Berkeley, CA

San Anto Cultural Arts

Project Grant Award

San Antonio, TX

 

Evalina Fernandez

Artist Project

Los Angeles, CA

Merian Soto

Artist Project

Philadelphia, PA

Sones de Mexico

Project Grant Award

Chicago, IL

 

   

2010-2011 GRANT RECIPIENTS

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Artists
 
Organizations
 

Miguel Alvarez

Fellowship Artist

Austin, TX

Seme Jatib

Artist Project

San Antonio, TX

About Productions

Pasadena, CA

Taller Puertorriqueño

Philadelphia, PA

Michelle Ortiz

Fellowship Artist

Philadelphia, PA

Mario Marzan

Artist Project

Carrboro, NC

Cuban Classical     Ballet of Miami

Miami, FL

Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural

Sylmar, CA

Josefina Lopez

Master Artist

Los Angeles, CA

Andrea Meller

Artist Project

Los Angeles, CA

El Teatro Campesino San Juan

Bautista, CA

 

Manuela Arciniegas

Artist Project

New York, NY

Criselda G. Rivas

Artist Project

San Antonio, TX

En Foco, Inc

Bronx, NY

 

Isaac Artenstein

Artist Project

San Diego, CA

Favianna Rodriguez

Artist Project

Oakland, CA

Los Pleneros de la 21

New York, NY

 

Culture Clash

Artist Project

Los Angeles, CA

Nelly Rosario

Artist Project

San Marcos, TX

MACLA

San Jose, CA

 

Virginia Grise

Artist Project

San Antonio, TX

Samuel Valdez

Artist Project

San Diego, CA

Red Salmon Arts

Austin, TX

 

Lisa & Janelle Iglesias

Artist Project

Hollis, NY

Agustina Woodgate

Artist Project

Surfside, FL

Safos Dance Theatre

Tucson, AZ

 

 

2009-2010 Grant Recipients

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Artists
 
Organizations
 

Ana Maria Alvarez

Culver City, CA

John J. Leanos

San Francisco, CA

AMLA

Philadelphia, PA

Mission Cultural Center

San Francisco, CA

J.M. Aragon

Tucson, AZ

Cherrie Moraga

Master Artist

Oakland, CA

Avenue 50 Studio

Los Angeles, CA

Pachamama Peruvian Arts

New York, NY

Melissa Calderon

Bronx, NY

Dulce Pinzon

Brooklyn, NY

borderOUT

San Francisco, CA

Pan American Music Arts Research

New York, NY

Paul S. Flores

San Francisco, CA

Ray Santisteban

San Antonio, TX

Brazz Dance Theatre

Miami, FL

Puerto Rican Arts Alliance

Chicago, IL

Felipe Galindo

New York, NY

John Santos

Oakland, CA

Galeria Studio 24

San Francisco, CA

Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre

New York, NY

Magdalena Gomez

Springfield, MA

Adrian Vargas

San Jose, CA

Guakia

Hartford, CT

Self Help Graphics

Los Angeles, CA

Rigoberto Gonzalez

Roswell, NM

Marco Villalobos

Long Beach, CA

La Raza Galeria Posada

Sacramento, CA

Society of Educational Arts

New York, NY

Raquel Gutierrez

Los Angeles, CA

Leila Gomez Woolley

Brooklyn, NY

Latino Writers Collective

Kansas City, MO

Sones de Mexico

Chicago, IL

   

Los Cenzotles

San Pablo, CA

SPARC

Venice, CA

   

Macondo Foundation

San Antonio, TX

Talento Bilingue de Houston

Houston, TX

     

Teatro Vista

Chicago, IL

 

2008-2009 Grant Recpients

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Artists
 
Organizations
 

Brent Beltran

National City, CA

Abinadi Javier Meza

Minneapolis, MN

Arte Inc.

New Haven, CT

La Casa de la Raza

Santa Barbara, CA

Marlene Ramirez Cancio

Brooklyn, NY

Elisha Miranda

New York, NY

Association of Hispanic Arts

New York, NY

MACLA

San Jose, CA

Ana De Orbegoso

New York, NY

Michelle Ortiz

Philadelphia, PA

Bronx Academy of Arts & Dance

Bronx, NY

Providence Latin Amer Film Fest

Providence, RI

Nicole Elmer

Austin, TX

Laura Perez

West Hollywood, CA

Calpulli Mexican Dance

Jackson Heights, NY

Santa Cecilia Orchestra

Los Angeles, CA

Nicolas Dumit Estevez

Bronx, NY

Omar Ramirez

Las Vegas, NV

Conjunto Heritage Taller

San Antonio, TX

Serie Project

Austin, TX

Michael John Garces

Los Angeles, CA

Ruben Salazar

Waco, TX

El Centro Su Teatro

Denver, CO

Talento Bilingue de Houston

Houston, TX

Guillermo Gomez-Pena

San Francisco, CA

Sandra Pena Sarmiento

San Antonio, TX

Esperanza Peace & Justice Center

San Antonio, TX

Taller Puertorriqueño

Philadelphia, PA

Sandra Guardado

Austin, TX

Minerva Tapia

Chula Vista, CA

Fiesta DC

Washington D.C.

Teatro IATI

New York, NY

Eren McGinnis

Tucson, AZ

Juana Valdes

New York, NY

 

Teatro Vision

San Jose, CA

Esau Melendez

Chicago, IL

Vito Jesus Valdez

Detroit, MI

 

 

Elio Villafranca

Master Artist

Bronx, NY

     

 

2007-2008 Grant Recipients

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Artists
 
Organizations
 

Ana Maria Alvarez-Lowe

Los Angeles, CA

Abinadi Javier Meza

Minneapolis, MN

Art for Change

El Barrio, NY

MACLA

San Jose, CA

Alex Alvear

Roxbury, MA

Elena Minor

Los Angeles, CA

Arte Americas

Fresno, CA

Miracle Theatre Group

Portland, OR

Francisco Aragon

Arlington, VA

Monika Navarro

Jamaica Plain, MA

Avenue 50 Studio

Highland Park, CA

Museo de las Americas

Denver, CO

Betsy Bastidas

Brooklyn, NY

Gigi Otalvaro-Hormillosa

San Francisco, CA

Borderlands Theater

Tucson, AZ

Puerto Rican Arts Alliance

Chicago, IL

Rolando Briseño

San Antonio, TX

Ruby Nelda Perez

Houston, TX

Brazz Dance Theater

Miami, FL

PLAFF

Providence, RI

Roberto Delgado

Los Angeles, CA

Sandra Rodriguez-Barron

Milford, CT

Calpulli Mexican Dance

Jackson Heights, NY

Santa Cecilia Orchestra

Los Angeles, CA

Ana Teresa Fernandez

San Francisco, CA

Artur Silva

Indianapolis, IN

Centro Cultural de la Raza

San Diego, CA

Serie Project

Austin, TX

Nancy Friedmann

Brooklyn, NY

Merian Soto

Philadelphia, PA

Conjunto Heritage Taller

San Antonio, TX

Tango Nashville

Nashville, TN

Felipe Galindo

New York, NY

Luis Valderas

San Antonio, TX

Esperanza Peace & Justice Center

San Antonio, TX

Teatro del Pueblo

St. Paul, MN

Rigoberto Gonzalez

Forest Hills, NY

Laura Varela

San Antonio, TX

Galeria Studio 24

San Francisco,CA

Teatro Luna

Chicago, IL

Yasmin Hernandez

Elmhurst, NY

Perry Vasquez

San Diego, CA

La Micro Theater

New York, NY

Teatro Vivo

Austin, TX

Veronica Jaeger

Pharr, TX

Deborah Vasquez

San Antonio, TX

Los Cenzontles

San Pablo, CA

Theatre Flamenco 

of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

   

Luna Negra Dance Theater

New York, NY

Urban 15

San Antonio, TX

 

2006-2007 Grant Recipients

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Artists
 
Organizations
 

Sigfrido Aguilar

Nyack, NY

Juan Valle Orozco

Sacramento, CA

Art Oak Cliff

Dallas, TX

En Foco

Bronx, NY

Quique Aviles

Washington, DC

Jaime Permuth

Brooklyn, NY

Bronx Academy of Arts & Dance

Bronx, NY

Floricanto Dance Theatre

Pasadena, CA

Gerardo Cabrera

San Antonio, TX

Nelly Rosario

Brooklyn, NY

Calpulli Mexican Dance

Jackson Heights, NY

MACLA

San Jose, CA

Dominique Garay

Lincoln, NE

Xenia Ruiz

Chicago, IL

Cara Mia Theatre Co

Dallas, TX

Miracle Theatre Group

Portland, OR

Tammy Melody Gomez

Fort Worth, TX

Karina Aguilera Skvirsky

New York, NY

Centro Cultural de Mexico

Santa Ana, CA

NALIP-SA

San Antonio, TX

Lillian Mendez

Buffalo, NY

Avisael Hernandez Velasquez  

Fort Worth, TX

Chica Luna Productions

New York, NY

Puerto Rican Arts Alliance

Chicago, IL

Mariscela Mendez

San Antonio, TX

Vagner Mendonca Whitehead

Ferndale, MI

Conjunto Heritage Taller

San Antonio, TX

Talento Bilingue de Houston

Houston, TX

Bonny Elena Osterwalder

Columbus, OH

Guillermina Zabala

San Antonio, TX

El Centro Su Teatro

Denver, CO

Teatro Circulo

New York, NY

 

2005-2006 Grant Recipients

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Artists
 
Organizations
 

Hector Aristisabal

Pasadena, CA

Maria Jose Calderon Grau

Oakland, CA

Arte Americas

Fresno, CA

National Association of Latino Independent Producers

San Antonio, TX

Jose Arjelio Benavidez

Chandler, AZ

Cristina Ibarra

Brooklyn, NY

Conjunto Heritage Taller

San Antonio, TX

National Hispanic Cultural Center

Albuquerque, NM

Carlos Callejo

Canutillo, TX

Max Carlos Martinez

Brooklyn, NY

El Comité Cultural del Pueblo

El Paso, TX

PR Project

New York, NY

Javier Cambre

Newark, NJ

Jaime Mendoza

Chicago, IL

Esperanza Peace & Justice Center

San Antonio, TX

Raíces (Harbor Conservatory for the Performing Arts)

New York, NY

Adrian Castro

Miami, FL

Joaquin Alejandro Newman

Oakland, CA

Full Circle Productions

Bronx, NY

Raíces Taller 222 Art Gallery & Workshop

Tucson, AZ

Angie Cruz

New York, NY

Victor Orozco Ochoa

San Diego, CA

GALA Hispanic Theatre

Washington D.C.

Serie Project Inc.

Austin, TX

Linda Cuellar

Pipe Creek, TX

Ruby Nelda Perez

Houston, TX

Galería de la Raza

San Francisco, CA

SPARC

Venice, CA

Nicolas Dumit Estevez

Bronx, NY

Ariel Robello

St. Petersburg, FL

Loco Bloco Drum & Dance

San Francisco, CA

Society for the Educational Arts

New York, NY

Jose L. Galvez

Durham, NC

Anthony J. Rocco

Philadelphia, PA

MECA

Houston, TX

Talento Bilingüe de Houston

Houston, TX

Ana Rokafella Garcia

North Bergen, NJ

Ray Santisteban

San Antonio, TX

Mexic-Arte Museum

Austin, TX

Teatro IATI

New York, NY

Magdalena Gomez

Springfield, MA

Sergio Santos

Houston, TX

Mission Cultural Center

San Francisco, CA

Teatro Visión

San Jose, CA

 

Jose Torres Tama

New Orleans, LA

 

Xicanindio Artes

Mesa, AZ