Sunday, February 17, 2019 - Saturday, March 09, 2019
choreographer, dancer, writer, coach
May 5, 2015, France's Minister of Culture and Communication awarded Deborah Hay the title of CHEVALIER DE L'ORDRE DES ARTS ET DES LETTRES.
“Campbell is a bard, a full-throated singer whose melodies are odes to farms and water and livestock and fishing rods and rifles, and to hardworking folks who know the value of life as well as the randomness of life’s troubles.” —Entertainment Weekly. Bonnie Jo Campbell is a Pabst Endowed Writer for 2019
“Looking at her pictures can be uncomfortable, not because of their confrontational content but because they reveal as much about the beholder as the beheld.” The New York Times
Sunday, May 12, 2019 - Saturday, June 01, 2019
Geiser’s interdisciplinary performance work has been recognized with an Obie Award and two Bessie Awards. “Geiser gives voice to the reaches of the unconscious, pointing to the abandoned splendor that exists prior to the rules of society and language.” (—Holly Willis, Res,2004)
"Ms. Gosfield, whose imaginative works reflect her experience in the classical, rock and jazz worlds and blend acoustic and electronic elements to alluring effect... The music’s mood reflected the nature of radio jamming — abrasive, otherworldly and, at times, unexpectedly and eerily beautiful." Vivien Schweitzer, The New York Times
Actor / Author / Screenwriter
James Lecesne is an American actor, author, screenwriter, and LGBT rights activist best known for his screenplay of the Academy-award winning short film "Trevor". James Lecesne is a Pabst Endowed Writer for 2019
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - Saturday, July 13, 2019
Application Deadline: Sunday 01/20/2019
“Cornelius Eady’s poems are joyous, incantatory, experiential. [His] work is a glossary of earthly objects and human events, and his linguistic responses provide pleasure even when they are provoked by injustice, or by pain, or by loss.” —Dia Art Foundation
Nicole M. Mitchell is an award-winning creative flutist, composer, bandleader and educator. She is perhaps best known for her work as a flutist, having developed a unique improvisational language and having been repeatedly awarded “Top Flutist of the Year” by Downbeat Magazine Critics Poll and the Jazz Journalists Association (2010-2017). Nicole Mitchell was recently awarded a "Champion of New Music" by the American Composers Forum.
Michelle Grabner is an American painter, conceptual artist, curator and professor. She's currently Painting and Drawing Chair at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. “All of Grabner’s activities are driven by distinctive values and ideas: working outside of dominant systems, working tirelessly, working across platforms and towards community.” David Norr in the introduction to her exhibition at MoCA, Cleveland
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - Saturday, November 02, 2019
Application Deadline: Sunday 05/12/2019
Thus Jo has taken profane materials and created a sacred art, conveying a sense—indeed, affording an experience—of the numinous, as Rudolph Otto called it. She indeed takes us “over there,” which in her case means into the depths of her interior life, where alone transcendence of the conditions of outer life—the street—is possible. ----- Donald Kuspit, Art Critic
Larry Mitchell is a Grammy award-winning producer, engineer and performer who has toured the world playing guitar with well-known artists including Tracy Chapman, Billy Squier, Ric Ocasek and Miguel Bosé. He also fronts the dynamic rock/instrumental band The Larry Mitchell Trio.
poet / musician / author
“…With a double shot of heart, beauty, freedom, peace and grace that blends traditional Native rhythms and singing with jazz, rock, blues and hip-hop, Harjo is right at the top of the best contemporary American poetry and music artists.” —Thomas Rain Crow, The Bloomsbury Review
These extraordinary artists are supported by ACA’s Master Artist Endowment, funded by a $50,000 gift from each of these generous donors: Joe and Lynn Conte, Don Funk, Ed and Jeanie Harris, Roy and Peggy Hester, the Pabst State of Florida Cultural Endowment, Bob and Genie Stine, Jim and Alexis Pugh, Bryce West, and John M Jeronimo, FAIA. For information on contributing to this endowment, please contact Executive Director Nancy Lowden Norman 386.427.6975 x 15