Fellowships & Grants

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—Image Courtsey of Sanna Blomqvist

Current Public Project Grants

Ars Nova Workshop

Philadelphia, PA

In support of Time is a Blind Guide, presentation of Norwegian drummer Paal Nilssen-Love’s large ensemble Large Unit, as part of a series of presentations by Scandinavian artists to close out the 2017-18 season.

June 1 – July 31, 2018.

$2,500, Andrew E. and G. Norman Wigeland Fund

Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson

Tucson, AZ

in support of Denmark-based contemporary artist Rose Eken’s solo exhibition In Residence.

January 13 – March 31, 2018.

$1,500, Helen Lee and Emil Lassen Fund

Norway House

Minneapolis, MN

In support of travel expenses for Oslo-based photographer, Nancy Bundt, for the exhibition Perceptions of Norway: A photographic exhibit on the lives of Norwegians today

April 6 –June 16, 2018.

$1,100, Andrew E. and G. Norman Wigeland Fund

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Inc.

New York, NY

In support of travel expenses for Norwegian musicians Truls Mørk and Tine Thing Helseth to participate in collaboration performances with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra at Carnegie Hall and on domestic tour.

December 2, 2017 – February 3, 2018.

$2,000, Andrew E. and G. Norman Wigeland Fund

Other Minds

San Francisco, CA

In support of travel expenses for the participation of Norwegian artists Espen Sommer Eide and Tone Åse in OM Festival 23: International Sound Poetry, Language Art and Text-Sound Composition.

April 9-14, 2018.

$1,400, Andrew E. and G. Norman Wigeland Fund

Yellowstone Art Museum

Billings, MT

In support of the exhibition, Emil Carlsen’s Quiet Harmonies: A Historic Master in Contemporary Context, an examination of landscapes by Danish-American painter Emil Carlsen.

January 1 – September 30, 2018.

$2,500, Helen Lee and Emil Lassen Fund

New York Scandia Symphony

New York, NY

In support of the Scandinavian Music Festival in Fort Tryon Park, a unique series of three outdoor summer concerts performed by musicians of the Scandia Symphony and guest artists.

June 11-25, 2017.

$1,000, Helen Lee and Emil Lassen Fund; $1,000, Finnish Fund; $500, New Sweden ’88 Fund.

Award Totals for Public Projects:

Awards: 6
Total Funding: $11,000