2017 Decentralization Awards

Arts Education Grants

Ashley Rollinson / Light of the World Ballet   
Follow the North Star
Syracuse, NY
$1000 

Brewerton Parent Teacher Organization 
Sponsoring: Bonnie Gale  
WILLOW ARTS: FROM PAST TO PRESENT
Brewerton, NY
$2300 

Erwin Library and Institute
Boonville’s Historical District Recreated in Mosaics
Boonville, NY
$1500 

Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts
Fiscally Sponsoring: Donnalyn Shuster  
Drawing on your Local Heritage
Little Falls, NY
$3000 

Partners in Learning, Inc. / MANOS Dual Language Early Childhood & Intergenerational Learning   
MANOS Makes Music
Syracuse, NY
$2500 

Paul Ryfun   
Ceramics Mammal Sculptures
Syracuse, NY
$800

Robert Brown 
Music Festival and Competition
Syracuse, NY
$1040

Stacey Pope
Narrative and Art
Baldwinsville, NY
$1000

Talent Agency Teen Art Portfolio Development, Inc
2017 Summer Intensive Portfolio Development, Friday visiting artist events
Syracuse, NY, NY
$2500

Utica Monday Nite   
HARTPARK: Creating a Space for Community and Contemplation
Utica, NY
$2300

Vanessa Johnson    
"Unwrapping Our Voices"
Syracuse, NY
$2500

Wacheva Cultural Arts 
Dual Method Drum Circle - Increasing Cultural Exposure for Integration for Refugees
Syracuse, NY
$1000

 

Community Arts Grants

Armroy Square Asscociation
Candlelight Series 2017
Syracuse, NY
$2750

Art Association of Oswego, Inc.    
ART for YOUth 2017
Oswego, NY
$1800

Arts at the Palace, Inc. 
Mainstage Series 2017  - Barrage8 performance fee support
Hamilton, NY
$2000

Camillus Canal Society   
Towpath Day, " A Voyage  through 200 years of Erie Canal History"
Camillus, NY
$2000

Camp Fire CNY / Camp Talooli   
Art and STEAM Throwdowns
Phoenix, NY
$1500

Canastota Public Library
Words & Pictures
Canastota, NY
$500

Catherine Cummings Theatre at Cazenovia College   
16th annual Jazz 'N Caz fest
Cazenovia, NY
$1500

Cazenovia Area Community Development Association
Greater Cazenovia Area Chamber of Commerce
2017 Summer Concert Series Enhancement
Cazenovia, NY
$1000

CenterState CEO / 40 Below   
Canal Crossings
Syracuse, NY
$2000

Central New York Waldorf Puppet Guild / Magic Garden Puppets   
Amazing Marionettes
Cortland, NY
$1000

Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
Blacksmiths and Bicycles
Chittenango, NY
$1900

Civic Morning Musicals, Inc.   
LIve! At the Everson Concerts and Wednesday Recitals, January - June, 2017
DeWitt, NY
$1500

Cleveland Historical Society / Children's Glassworks Theatre   
A New Beginning
Cleveland, NY
$1000

CNY Arts Center, Inc 
2017 Performing Arts Season
Fulton, NY
$2000

CNY Fiber Artists and Producers, Inc.    
2017 CNY Fiber Arts Festival
West Edmeston, NY
$500

CNY Living History Center   
3rd Annual Reel CNY: A Festival of Shorts
Homer, NY
$1000

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County  
Nature Inspires
Mexico, NY
$1000

Cortland Free Library, Inc.  
Build A Better World Summer Reading Program
Cortland, NY
$1000

Cortland Free Library, Inc. 
First Fridays Enhancement
Cortland, NY
$1250

Cortland Main Street Music Series, Inc.
Seedstock Music & Art Festival
Cortland, NY
$1000

Cortland Music Inc / cortlandmusic.org   
Music Festival & Music-Ability
Cortland, NY
$700

Cortland Music
Sponsored by: Cultural Council of Cortland County
Cortland Alive With Music and Art
Cortland, NY
$1515

Cultural Council of Cortland County    
Women of Art History Lecture Series
Cortland, NY
$800

Cultural Council of Cortland County    
Children's Art Tent
Cortland, NY
$620

Dodge Pratt Northam Art and Community Center
Connecting our Youth Through Summer Arts
Boonville, NY
$3300

Downtown Syracuse Foundation  
A Guide to Public Art in Downtown Syracuse
Syracuse, NY
$1900

Fayetteville Free Library   
Arts for All Ages at the FFL
Fayetteville, NY
$1900

First Presbyterian Church of Skaneateles
Geneva Music Festival 2017 -Onondaga
Skaneateles, NY
$2000

Friends of Quirk's Players, Inc 
Summer Musical Theatre
Fulton, NY
$2000

Friends of the Old Forge Library   
Poetry & Illustration Instruction and Juried Exhibit 2017~"Lessons Learned"
Old Forge, NY
$1500

Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park
Asian Elephant Extravaganza
Syracuse, NY
$1350

Fullton Community Theatre, Inc. 
Fulton Community Theatre's 27th Season: Returning To Our Community Roots
Fulton, NY
$2000

Fulton Jazz Festival, Inc 
217 Fulton Jazz Festival
Fulton, NY
$2700

Grace Episcopal Church for The Arts at Grace / The Arts at Grace   
The Arts at Grace 2017 Concert Series
Cortland, NY
$3500

Greater Liverpool Chamber of Commerce / Liverpool is the Place   
Liverpool is the Place Concert Series
Liverpool, NY
$3000

Greater Oneida Civic Center / Kallet Civic Center   
Winter Warm Up Concert Series
Oneida, NY
$2300

Historical Association of Vienna / Summer Music in Vienna   
Summer Music in Vienna - Season 9
North Bay, NY
$500

Jessica King
Fiscal Sponsor: Syracuse Northeast Community Center
The New Leaf Ensemble with David Rudge: Community Concert Series with Open Improvising Workshop
Syracuse, NY
$1000

Jewish Community Center of Syracuse
Tzofim Friendship Caravan
Dewitt, NY
$600

Jewish Federation of Central New York
Jewish Music & Cultural Festival
Dewitt, NY
$2000

Mohawk Valley Bluegrass Association, Inc   
Mohawk Valley Bluegrass Association - Bluegrass and General Community Outreach and Education Events
Utica, NY
$1500

Lamont Memorial Free Library  
Summer Reading 2017
McGraw, NY
$1300

Lewis McCaffrey / Marcellus Movie Madness Family Film Festival 2017
Fiscal Sponsor: Marcellus Free Library
Marcellus Movie Madness Family Film Festival 2017
Marcellus, NY
$1000

Little Falls Family YMCA   
Art in the Streets of Little Falls
Little Falls, NY
$3200

Liverpool Public Library
Liverpool Public Library's 2017 Origins of Jazz Series Part Two: Jumpin' Jazz from Bebop to Fusion
Liverpool, NY
$1600

Masterworks Chorale Inc.
MasterWorks Chorale Oscar Kids Concert and Christmas Concert
Skaneateles, NY
$1250

Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation / Girl Ambassadors for Human Rights   
Women, Activism, and the Arts
Fayetteville, NY
$1000

Melanie Harrison 
Syracuse StopSlut Week
Syracuse, NY
$800

Michelle L Crook / Micha L. Crook for the Syracuse Contemporary Irish Film Festival (SCIFF)
Fiscal Sponsor: ACR Heath and the Q Center
Syracuse Contemporary Irish Film Festival (SCIFF)
Baldwinsville, NY
$1000

Midtown Utica Community Center  
Arts and Cultural Programming at Midtown Utica Community Center Summer Camp
Utica, NY
$3000

Mohawk Valley Choral Society    
Student Enrichment in Vocal Music
Little Falls, NY
$2500

Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees  
UNSPOKEN Human Rights Film Festival & Conference
Utica, NY
$2500

New York State Rhythm and Blues Festival, Inc.   
25th New York State Blues Festival
Syracuse, NY
$2600

Nona Holst / Northshore Community Chorus   
north shore community chorus
Bernhards Bay, NY
$500

North Side Learning Center of Syracuse / Mark Cass   
Refugees Making Music in Syracuse
Syracuse, NY
$1500

Northern Onondaga Public Library
Encore! Creative Aging
Cicero, NY
$1000

Oneida Public Library
Off Base: The Great Peterboro Baseball Story
Oneida, NY
$2500

Onondaga Civic Symphony Orchestra
Student Concerto Competition
Syracuse, NY
$1000

Onondaga Environmental Institute, Jillian Hirsch
The Creekwalk Mosaic Mural: “Salmon Run”
Syracuse, NY
$1000

Open Figure Drawing Inc.  
Timeless Drawing (Classical Techniques Today)
Syracuse, NY
$2000

Oswego College Foundation, Inc. / ARTSwego Performing Arts Series   
The Acting Company: Caesar/X
Oswego, NY
$2500

Oswego Players Inc.  
Grease
Oswego, NY
$1000

Otisco Lake Community Association
The Homemade Jam Music Series
Marietta, NY
$1000

Paul  Robeson Performing Arts Company   
Tribute to Paul Robeson
Syracuse, NY
$1000

Peck Memorial Library
Diversity 2017
Marathon, NY
$800

Peck Memorial Library
Build A Better World 2017
Marathon, NY
$800

Preservation Revitalization of Pulaski (PROP) 
Pulaski Farmers' Market - Local Band Feaure
Pulaski, NY
$500

Pulaski Congregational Church / LaVeck Concerts   
Laveck Concerts: "Big Concerts from a Small Town"
Pulaski, NY
$2200

Remsen Performing and Visual Arts Center Inc
2017 Concert Series
Remsen, NY
$500

Rome Community Theater
Theaters Helping Theaters Workshops
Rome, NY
$3800

Roots Uplifted, Inc.   
Making Global Connections
Syracuse, NY
$1000

Salina Free Library / Martin Willitts Jr
Poety and Art in the Bus
Syracuse, NY
$2000

Salmon River Fine Arts Center    
Drawing families into art
Pulaski, NY
$1600

Smithfield Community Association / Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark  
Art Quickens the Pulse of Social Reform
Peterboro, NY
$1000

Syracuse Chorale   
Our Fondest Memories
Syracuse, NY
$1500

Syracuse Chorale
Songs of Travel and 2017 Chorale Collaborative
Syracuse, NY
$750

Syracuse International Film Festival
Spring Fest 2017
Dewitt, NY
$2000

Syracuse Shakespeare Festival   
Romeo and Juliet: Shakespeare-On-The-Grass
Syracuse, NY
$1000

Syracuse Vocal Ensemble Inc   
From Stars to Sea
Syracuse, NY
$750

Syracuse Vocal Ensemble Inc
SVE Extra - Vocal Jazz
Syracuse, NY
$750

Taylor Historical Society  
Oral History of Taylor, Old Home Day, Living History Speakers
Cincinnatus, NY
$515

Temple Concord Regina F. Goldenberg Music Series   
Autumn Serenades at Temple Concord
Syracuse, NY
$1750

The CORA Foundation / ArtRage Gallery   
Unwrapping Vanessa: Fiber Memory Art by Vanessa Johnson
Syracuse, NY
$3000

The Other Side of Utica
Jazzin' It Up
Utica, NY
$3500

TheaterFIRST Productions
"FOLLIES" in concert, by Stephen Sondheim.
Syracuse, NY
$1000

Town of Pompey Historical Society (TPHS)
The Year of Pompey Women
Manlius, NY
$750

Town of Schroeppel  
Music in the Park Concert Series
Phoenix, NY
$500

Upstate Cerebral Palsy   
Preschool A.R.T.
Utica, NY
$3000

Utica Dance Foundation  
Summer Community Musical Theater
Utica, NY
$1000

Village of Hamilton  
Siren Songs: Women's Voices in the Arts
Hamilton, NY
$2000

Village of Lacona    
2017 Music at the Market
Lacona, NY
$700

Village of Phoenix 
Canalside Music Series
Phoenix, NY
$500

Westcott Area Cultural Coalition    
Westcott Street Cultural Fair
Syracuse, NY
$3000

Westcott Community Center
Westcott Recrretaion Club
Syracuse, NY
$1000

Westcott Community Center
Second Saturday Concert Series
Syracuse, NY
$1000

YWCA of Cortland
YW GEMS Girls' Group "It's OK to be Me"
Cortland, NY
$2200

Individual Artist Commissions

Alina Plourde 
Community-Created Music: Inspired By Water Images and Sounds from Central New York
Jamesville, NY
$2500

Christopher Edward Cresswell  
New Work for Cazenovia Counterpoint 2017
Cazenovia, NY
$2500

Christopher Eric Merkley  
The Color of Blues
Cortland, NY
$2500

David Harper   
"We See You, Mrs. Riester!"
Cazenovia, NY
$2500

Justin Mastrangelo    
Upstate Printmakers Workshop
Oswego, NY
$2500

Laurie Jeanne Crockett   
"President Roosevelt is Coming to Jordanville: A Brief Musical"
Jordanville, NY
$2500

Meghan Aagaard 
Voices Upon the Hill
McGraw, NY
$2500

Richard H. Sivers   
"My War With The United States"
Oswego, NY
$2500

Vanessa Johnson  
Unwrapping Vanessa: The Fiber Memory Art of Vanessa Johnson
Syracuse, NY
$2500

 

Panelists

Caitlin Albright
Elizabeth Allers
David Beale
Martha Beck
Carol D. Charles
Jane Cody
Susan Cody
Kevin Coffee
Valerie Escoffery
Michael Field
Christine Galin
Jennifer Gibson
Mary T Giehl
Christine Gratz
John P. Hoeschele
Katherine M. Keeney
Samuel Krall
John Lutz
Crystal Lyon
Jeffrey M. Meyer
Marguerite Mitchell
Rebecca Mustare
David Neal
Jacqueline B. Neveu
Mark K. Nunan
Caren L. Pepper
Kylie Pierce
Michael Pittavino
Georgia Popoff
Matthew Thomas Powers
Laura Powers
Dorene M Quinn
Karen C. Ringwald
Donna Stuccio
Patricia A. Thomas
Christine Van Meter
Jessica Caroline Williams
Emily Zaengle