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Charlotte Street Foundation is proud to announce five recipients of 2014 Charlotte Street Awards.
The 2014 Charlotte Street Visual Artist Award Fellows are Amy Kligman, Garry Noland, and Sean Starowitz. The 2014 Charlotte Street Generative Performing Artist Award Fellows are Jane Gotch and Hermon Mehari.

Each artist will receive an unrestricted cash award of $10,000.  In addition, Amy Kligman is the first recipient of a new annual Byron C. Cohen Award, established in memory of gallerist and collector Byron Cohen and administered by Charlotte Street Foundation. This award provides funding for one Award Fellow each year to attend an international art fair.

The Visual Artist Awards panel included Gilbert Vicario, Senior Curator, Des Moines Art Center; Lumi Tan, Assistant Curator, The Kitchen, New York; Bruce Hartman, Director, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS; and Danny Orendorff, Charlotte Street Foundation Curator-in-Residence, Kansas City, MO.

The Generative Performing Artist Awards panel included Jane Beachy, independent performance producer and curator/director, Salonathon, Chicago; David Ford, multi-disciplinary artist, Kansas City, MO; Kip Haaheim, composer, musician, and Associate Professor of Music Composition, University of Kansas; Nicole Hodges Persley, theatre artist and Assistant Professor of Theatre, University of Kansas; and Emily Johnson, choreographer & director, Catalyst, MN.

The work of the Visual Artist Awards Fellows will be featured in the 2014 Charlotte Street Visual Artist Awards Exhibition opening September 2014 at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at Johnson County Community College, curated by Nerman Museum Director Bruce Hartman. Public performances of work by the Generative Performing Artist Awards Fellows will be promoted by Charlotte Street Foundation throughout the year.

For more information, see the full Press Release.

Images from Left: Amy Kligman, 2 packs a day; Sean Starowitz, FRESH BREAD, Photo Credit: Matt Kleinmann Photography; Garry Noland, Sash; Jane Gotch, performance still from Let it Fall,  Photo Credit: Mike Strong. Hermon Mehari, Photo Credit: Todd Zimmer.

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