(13 Awards Totaling $800,000)

Bookmarks $19,000

Little Theatre of Winston-Salem $94,000

North Carolina Black Repertory Company $120,000

Old Salem Museums and Gardens $25,000

Piedmont Craftsmen $55,000

Piedmont Opera $55,000

Piedmont Wind Symphony $29,000

Reynolda House Museum of American Art $39,000

RiverRun International Film Festival $63,000

Sawtooth School for Visual Art $70,000

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art $76,000

Winston-Salem Festival Ballet $30,000

Winston-Salem Symphony $125,000

This program receives additional support from the N.C. Arts Council, a Division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. 




(15 Awards Totaling $83,750) 

40+ Stage Company $ 750

a/perture $ 7,500

Associated Artists of Winston-Salem $ 5,000

Authoring Action $15,500

Downtown Arts District Association $ 2,500

Downtown Jazz $ 5,000

Hispanic League $ 5,000

Kernersville Little Theatre $ 7,500

Korner’s Folly $ 5,000

Peppercorn Theatre at Kaleideum $ 5,000

Spring Theatre $ 2,000

Triad Cultural Arts $ 3,500

Triad Pride Performing Arts $ 2,000

Winston-Salem Delta Fine Arts $ 12,500

Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance $ 5,000


This program receives additional support from the N.C. Arts Council, a Division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. 



(21 Awards Totaling $111,400)

a/perture: $ 1,920 To conduct Mis en Scene (Telling a Story) workshops for middle and high school theatre classes


Associated Artists of Winston-Salem: $ 4,600 To provide artist-led workshops in the creative process, calligraphy, Chinese painting, and papermaking to art classes in all grade levels


Bookmarks: $ 5,080 To support bringing award-winning illustrator and author, James Ransome and Lesa Cline-Ransome, of Before She Was Harriet to visit and distribute 200 copies of their book to second-grade students


Carlota Santana Spanish Dance Company: $ 1,000 To provide flamenco dancing workshops and performances


Carolina Music Ways: $ 7,000 To present assembly performances of Carolina Live! Our Musical History, a musical program that introduces elementary school students to the

Piedmont’s cross-cultural musical legacy featuring jazz, blues, bluegrass, gospel, Moravian, and old-time string bands


Hispanic League: $ 1,000 To present an assembly performances of Che Apalache, a nationally known Argentine-based band that fuses Appalachian and Lain American string music


Jordan Medley (dancer): $ 2,000 To provide contemporary dance masterclasses and workshops to high school dance classes


Karl Kassner (brass musician): $ 7,200 To provide one-on-one instructive brass clinics for middle school music students


Kathryn Gauldin (fiber artist): $ 1,800 To provide an artist residency for middle school art students who will design and create a collaborative tapestry using traditional and repurposed items


Mark Donnell (actor/director): $ 4,500 To provide three Commedia dell’arte (comedy of art) artist residencies for high school theatre classes


Mary D. Williams (vocalist): $ 1,000 To present, “Moments in History,” an interactive performance of music and history with acclaimed singer, educator & historian, Mary D. Williams


Music Carolina: $ 6,000 To present multiple performances of “Brass Under the Big Top” which integrates musical performances with the magic of the circus to expose elementary school students to classical music and history


Piedmont Craftsmen: $ 10,000 To provide multiple craft artisans-in-residencies for high school art classes including ceramics, basket making, mixed-media, and weaving


Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting: $ 2,000 To provide photojournalism workshops for third-grade students to explore photography, journalism, and history



Shared Radiance: $4,500 To present ShakesCollage, a 45-minute compilation of Shakespeare, for middle and high school students


Tam Tam Mandigue: $8,000 To bring hands-on African drumming and dancing residencies and workshops to elementary and middle school students


UNCSA Foundation: $ 6,980 To conduct contemporary dance workshops with multiple high school dance classes


WS Festival Ballet: $5,000 To conduct dance master classes for high school dance students that will include ballet, jazz, contemporary, and musical theatre dance instruction


WS Symphony: $8,500 To support “The Mary Starling In-School Music Education Program,” a program that engages all the public 4th and 5th grade students through intimate ensemble performances in schools and a full orchestra concert at R.J. Reynolds Auditorium


WS/FCS - Arts Professional Development: $ 15,820 To support professional development opportunities for core arts teachers


WS/FCS Public Art Project: $ 7,500 To support a one-time public art project for a WS/FC school


This program receives support from the Wells Fargo Foundation, the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools and from the N.C. Arts Council, a Division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. 

10 Awards Totaling $20,000

Michael Anderson (Music) $2,000 - To produce an album containing a collection of original songs that reflect on physical and mental postures.


Tony Artimisi (Music) $2,000 – To construct an online drum sampling kit called "DIY Drum Grooves" for studio recording purposes.


Destiny Brothers (Music) $2,000 – To record and produce an urban jazz album.


Grant Coversano (Film) $3,000 - To complete a research project that will conduct interviews with queer youth growing up in the American South and will serve as the basis for a narrative film project.


Nicole Lawson (Dance) $1,000 - To convert a solo work that explores internalized racism and white privilege into a dance film.


Cheryl Ann Lipstreu (Visual Art) $1,500 - To attend the World Bodypainting Festival in Klagenfurt, Austria.


Jazmine Moore (Visual Art) $2,000 - To produce an illustrated children's book for kids who have experienced trauma.


John Ray (Music) $2,000 - To assist with the promotion and marketing of his band's live-recorded album featuring progressive jazz.


Michael Tyson (Music) $2,000 - To record and produce his band’s third full-length album featuring Americana storytelling songs.


Cory Williams (Visual Art) $2,500 - To help scale his sculpture into works of public art.


This program receives support from the N.C. Arts Council, a Division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.