NYSCA/NYFA Fellows

2021 NYSCA/NYFA ARTIST FELLOWS

Fiction

Lauren Acampora (Westchester)

Amanda Ajamfar (Ulster)

Janani Balasubramanian (Kings)

M. Dean and Salvador Aguilera (Dutchess)*

Lyn Di Iorio (New York)

Christopher Gonzalez (Kings)

Elaine Hsieh Chou (Kings)

Jonathan Lee (Ulster)

Amanda Lee Koe (Kings)

Su-Yee Lin (Suffolk)

Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa (Bronx)

Leila Mohr (Kings)

Hoa Ngo (Oneida)

Emily Rems (New York)

Cam Terwilliger (Dutchess)

Jack Wang (Tompkins)

Finalists

Malcolm Hansen (New York)

Jen Lue (Kings)

Christina Milletti (Erie)

Panelists

Sarah Cedeño (Monroe)

Kristopher Jansma (Westchester)

Ernesto Quiñonez (Bronx)

Bino A. Realuyo (Queens)

Haifa Vijayalakshmi Mahabir (Rockland)

Folk/Traditional Arts

Hamid Al-Saadi (Kings)

Vincent Chong (Kings)

Hee Jung Han (Westchester)

Hayden Haynes (Cattaraugus)

Jason J. Edwards (Queens)

Julia Loiza Gutiérrez-Rivera (Bronx)**

Richard Koski (Tompkins)

Horla Kutte (Bronx)

Catherine Ochún and Luz Soliz (Bronx)*

Niio Perkins (Franklin)

Mariachi Real De Mexico de Ramon Ponce (Queens)

Ling Tang (Queens)

Finalists

Andres Jimenez (Queens)

Victor Murillo (Queens)

Yacouba Sissoko (New York)

Panelists

Karen Canning (Livingston)

Martha Idalia Chew Sánchez Ph.D. (St. Lawrence)

Aaron Paige (Westchester)

Violeta Palchik (Kings)

Jake Shulman-Ment (Kings)

Interdisciplinary Work

Nobutaka Aozaki (Queens)

Mimi Bai (Kings)

Amanda Browder (Kings)

WANG Chen (Kings)

Melanie Crean (Kings)

Amie Cunat (Kings)

Ben Gould (New York)

Tara Homasi (Kings)

Ayo Jackson (Kings)

Katelyn Kopenhaver (New York)

sTo Len (Queens)**

Ying Liu (Kings) 

Leeza Meksin (New York)

Laura Nova (New York)

Calli Roche (Kings)

Kenneth Tam (Kings)

Brigitta Varadi (Dutchess)

Finalists

Dora Budor (New York)

Aliza Shvarts (Kings)

Kiyan Williams (Kings)

Panelists

Ben Altman (Tompkins)

Tali Hinkis-Lapidus (Suffolk)

Baseera Khan (New York)

Jodie Lyn-Kee-Chow (Queens)

Rebekah Tolley (Schenectady)

Painting

Paolo Arao (Kings)

Ever Baldwin (Greene)

Yevgeniya Baras (Queens)

Polina Barskaya (Kings)

Amy Bennett (Putnam)

Matt Bollinger (Tompkins)

Esteban Cabeza de Baca (Kings)***

Jennifer Coates (Queens)

J.A Feng (Kings)

Julie Heffernan (Queens)

Erinn Heilman (Kings)

Will Hutnick (Dutchess)

Yongjae Kim (Kings)

Osamu Kobayashi (Kings)

Athena LaTocha (Westchester)

Talia Levitt (Kings)

Ron Milewicz (Columbia)

Nicholas Moenich (Kings)

Bridget Mullen (Kings)

Tammy Nguyen (New York)

Jeremy Olson (Kings)

Erika Ranee (New York)

Clayton Schiff (Queens)

Minshik Shin (Nassau)

Khalif Tahir Thompson (Queens)

Lily Wong (Kings)

Mie Yim (New York)

Finalists

Akira Ikezoe (New York)

Fernanda Mello (Orange)

Tsai-ling Tseng (Kings)

Panelists

Raymond Bonilla (Erie)

Gabe Brown (Columbia)

Maia Cruz Palileo (Kings)

Emily Mae Smith (Kings)

Amy Talluto (Ulster)

Video/Film

Sahar al-Sawaf (Westchester)

Nesa Azimi (New York)

Casey Carter (Kings)

Martin DiCicco (Kings)

Sarah Friedland (Kings)

Ash Goh Hua (Kings)

Eimi Imanishi (Kings)

Sandra Itainen (Kings)

Caroline Voagen Nelson (Queens)

Rome Kyn Neal (Kings)

Alison Nguyen (Kings)

Nazanin Noroozi (Queens)

Irina Patkanian (Kings)

Lisa Riordan Seville, Zara Katz, and Kiara C. Jones (Kings)*

Alina Simone (New York)

Sindhu Thirumalaisamy (Kings)

Finalists

James Bascara (Kings)

Suneil Sanzgiri (Kings)

Patrick Smith (Suffolk)

Panelists

Ariana T. Gerstein (Broome)

Sarah Knobel (St. Lawrence)

Soudabeh Moradian (Onondaga)

Shayok Mukhopadhyay (Westchester)

J. Xavier Velasco (Kings)

*Collaborative Artists

**DCLA Fellow

***Deutsche Bank Fellow

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Image: GREYZONE (Fellows in Choreography ’19), Penumbra, 2018, film still by Anibal Hernandez