Past Grant Recipients

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2022 Emerging Artist Grant Recipients

Film Arts
Michael J. Krym – writer, playwright, producer, and film director

Literary Arts
Jade Wallace – writer, editor, and co-founder of MA|DE

Performing Arts
Austin Di Pietro – musician, composer, songwriter, and researcher

Lois Smedick Emerging Artist in Visual Arts Grant
Tina Rouhandeh – calligrapher and textile artist

2022 Arts Infrastructure Grant Recipients

Community Arts
Leamington Arts Centre

Literary Arts
Vanguard Youth Arts Collective

Performing Arts
4th Wall Music

Carolyne Rourke Visual Arts Infrastructure Grant
Paul & Kati-Jane Murray – Music ‘n Arts AID Live Concert – BEATLES Tribute

NAMED GRANTS

Elizabeth Havelock Grant in the Arts Recipient
Dr. Russ Macklem – jazz trumpet player, composer and educator

Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation Youth Grant in the Arts Recipient
Kasey Scoboria – violinist

Eric Jackman Youth Grant in the Arts Recipient
Raida Farzat – visual artist

2020 Emerging Artist Grant Recipients

Community Arts
David Bergeron – musician

Literary Arts
Samantha Badaoa – City of Windsor’s Inaugural Youth Poet Laureate

Performing Arts
Alexander Steele Zonjic – director, playwright

Lois Smedick Emerging Artist in Visual Arts Grant
Kristina Bradt – visual artist

2020 Arts Infrastructure Grant Recipients

Community Arts
Arts Can Teach – arts-related business

Literary Arts
Nick Hildenbrand & Iovan Stefanov – poets

Performing Arts
Windsor Feminist Theatre – non-profit theatre company

Carolyne Rourke Visual Arts Infrastructure Grant
Windsor Jewish Federation and Community Centre

NAMED GRANTS

Elizabeth Havelock Grant in the Arts Recipient
Dr. Nicholas Papador – percussionist, composer

Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation Youth Grant in the Arts Recipient
Miriam Elsawi – violist

Eric Jackman Youth Grant in the Arts Recipient
N/A

2018 Emerging Artist Grant Recipients

Community Arts
Sierra Parr – writer, director and filmmaker

Literary Arts
Kate Hargreaves – poet, author and book designer

Performing Arts
Michael J. Krym – writer, actor, general theatre artist

Lois Smedick Emerging Artist Grant in Visual Arts Recipient
Svjetlana Oppen – filmmaker, cinematographer

2018 Arts Infrastructure Grant Recipients

Community Arts
Vanguard Youth Arts Collective – not-for-profit arts organization

Literary Arts
The Windsor Poetry Slam – not-for-profit arts organization

Performing Arts
Music Moves Kids Choir – youth choir

Visual Arts
Paul Murray – visual artist

Elizabeth Havelock Grant in the Arts Recipient
Erin Armstrong – opera singer and music teacher

Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation Youth Grant in the Arts Recipient
Alexandria Masse – visual artist

Eric Jackman Youth Grant in the Arts Recipient
Corinne Garrett – visual artist

2016 Emerging Artist Grant Recipients

Community Arts
Chris Rabideau – director of Arts Collective Theatre

Literary Arts
Grant Munroe – writer

Performing Arts
Eric Branget – actor, member of Spark Plug Players

Visual Arts
Asil Moussa – writer and filmmaker

2016 Arts Infrastructure Grant Recipients

Community Arts
Danah Beaulieu – visual artist and owner of Art InDeed: Wellness Through Creativity

Literary Arts
Terrance “Teajai” Travis – spoken word poet, community organizer

Performing Arts
Gina Lori Riley Dance Enterprises – not-for-profit arts organization

Visual Arts
Windsor International Film Festival

Elizabeth Havelock Grant in the Arts Recipient
Acclarion –  accordion and clarinet duo

2014 Emerging Artist Grant Recipients

Community Arts
Alana Bartol – cultural animator and community innovator

Literary Arts
Tara Murphy – author

Performing Arts
Amelia Daigle – opera singer

Visual Arts
Kim Nelson – filmmaker

2014 Arts Infrastructure Grant Recipients

Community Arts
The Diplomats Drum and Bugle Corps – youth marching band

Literary Arts
Lisa Pike – poet

Performing Arts
Little Tomato Children’s Theatre – youth theatre group in Leamington

Visual Arts
Patricia Fell – artistic director of the Windsor Feminist Theatre

Elizabeth Havelock Grant in the Arts Recipient
Leslie McCurdy – performing artist

2012 Emerging Artist Grant Recipients

Community Arts
Broken City Lab Artist Collective

Literary Arts
Kate Hargreaves – author, poet, editor, book designer

Performing Arts
Crissi Cochrane – singer, songwriter

Visual Arts
Amy Friend – visual artist, photographer

2012 Arts Infrastructure Grant Recipients

Community Arts
Nancy Johns Gallery & Framing – art gallery in Windsor

Literary Arts
No recipient

Performing Arts
Chris Rabideau – actor, director, community educator

Visual Arts
Media City Film Festival – international film festival

Elizabeth Havelock Grant in the Arts Recipient
Shirley Williams – visual artist

2010 Emerging Artist Grant Recipients

Community Arts
Rory O’Connor – designer

Literary Arts
Vanessa Shields – author, poet
Robert Earl Stewart – author

Performing Arts
Christopher Lawrence-Menard – writer, actor, director, producer

Visual Arts
Victor Romao – visual artist, educator

2010 Arts Infrastructure Grant Recipients

Community Arts
The Armouries Redevelopment Committee – community group

Literary Arts
Literary Arts Windsor (LAW) – not-for-profit arts organization

Performing Arts
Breathe Art Theatre Project – not-for-profit arts organization

Visual Arts
The Artists of Colour – not-for-profit arts organization

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