2021 Arts Grantees

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Name

Project

Funding

Issaquah Philharmonic Orchestra

Performance

$900

The Grantee submitted an application for grant funds to:

 

Provide program of a free concert premiering the composition A Converging Excursion by James Lee III”

 

Scope of Work (Brief)

   

Provide free concert premiering a converging excursion by James Lee III. Concert will take place at Skyline High School and during the concert season in 2021-2022.

 

Name

Project

Funding

Vivian Tam

Chrysalis Circus, LLC

$1,800

The Grantee submitted an application for grant funds to:

 

Provide small circus production annual student show to the community of Sammamish

 

Scope of Work (Brief)

   

Provide your annual student show to the community at Sammamish Commons.  Have the event happen in the Sammamish Commons during the Summer or early Fall months.  https://www.chrysaliscircus.com/sammamishaerial?fbclid=IwAR1VknGBIsdPKvIKaNVvMDzeL8VPNhC8X-G2zFAmcXUE51wct3LItKD_H3c

 

Name

Project

Funding

Molly Strange

A Pop-Up Labyrinth

$1,000

The Grantee submitted an application for grant funds to:

 

Provide Oasis for Walking the Labyrinth (OWL), a temporary pop-up labyrinth

 

Scope of Work (Brief)

   

This project has been developed as a method of building community through the creation of a temporary labyrinth at Sammamish Commons. The method to develop a shared community understanding of the labyrinth and how walking meditation can serve everyone in community, will be by providing three guided labyrinth events over a two-month period.  After creating the temporary (tape) labyrinth on the Sammamish Commons, the guided meditation walks will introduce Sammamish residents, along with any other interested participants to the history, context and usage of the labyrinth as a personal tool for walking contemplation, creativity and mindfulness. https://labyrinthsammamish.com/

 

Name

Project

Funding

Coco Allred

Drawing Herd project

$1,400

The Grantee submitted an application for grant funds to:

 

Provide the infrastructure for an outdoor drawing class and a free series of observational drawing workshops

 

Scope of Work (Brief)

   

Provide the infrastructure for an outdoor drawing class and a free series of observational drawing workshops planned for 2021. This project is designed to circulate to different locations for one-day events. There is particular attention paid to Sammamish’s public parks and location will be discussed with Commission and City staff.  Each workshop will be co-taught by an artist (either myself or a special guest) and context expert, many with a focus on the bioregion.  https://cocoallred.com/Drawing-Herd

 

Name

Project

Funding

Michael Dylan Welch

Hilltop Haiku

$1,100

The Grantee submitted an application for grant funds to:

 

Provide display haiku poems in highly visible locations for public enjoyment in a program to be called “Hilltop Haiku.”

 

Scope of Work (Brief)

   

Provide temporarily display sets of haiku poems at strategic outdoor city roads in Sammamish. Each haiku would be chosen to celebrate life in this city. A single poem could be displayed on a single plastic lawn sign, or each line of a three-line poem could be displayed on a separate sign, such as if placed in trios along a road to be read like a Burma-shave sign, one line at a time. Poems would be placed in approved locations in the city, with the poems being cycled to each of the locations periodically for a specified duration.

 
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