PAST GRANT RECIPIENTS

Artist Grant

2016 Emily Nicolosi for materials to paint a series of landscape paintings that explores the natural beauty of Alta. $1000 View her art

2015 Leo Ahrens for studio space, supplies, paint, canvas, brushes. Leo's focus will be on painting. $1000

2014 Whitney Zordan for Printmaking/ Printing Press $1000

2013 Andy Walters for Culinary Arts Project of Dottie's Biscuit Barn to revamp a 1960's camper trailer . $1000

2012 Anne Kaferle for a 6 day landscape oil painting workshop and supplies.  www.helperworkshops.com

2011 Megan Johnston for a Knitking Compuknit III Knitting Machine & serger to create a LCC inspired knit & sweater clothing line.  $1000

2010 Pete O'Brien, for Video Production and Photography, to buy Apple Final Cut Studio Pro video editing software and to attend classes and become a Certified Pro inFinal Cut. www.peteobrien.com

2009 Bailey Jones, age 12, to attend the summer course at The School of American Ballet.  $1000
Read an article about Bailey in the Nutcracker

2008 LeAnn Galloway, local painter, to learn how to build frames and canvases for her paintings. $1000

2007 WAHSATCH Productions for editing and production of their second film entitled Highway 210.$1000

2007 Patrick Nelson for a low angle tripod in documenting high alpine ecosystems in Utah. $350


WEXL Education Grant

2016 Chris Cawley to attend Master of Public Administration (MPA) program at the University of Utah. $1000

2016 Caroline Olsen to pursue a Master’s Degree in Science Writing from Johns Hopkins University.  $500

2015 Sarah Huber to attend Dr. Christopher's School of Natural Healing in Utah. $1000

2015 Jennifer Zurick to attend Notre Dame's Transformational Non-Profit Certification. $500

2014 Veronica Asmus for classes for charcuterie- the curating of meats, from butchery to sausage and for butcher specific knives. $1000

2014  Kellie Moylan for purchase of a 64GB iPad with Wi-Fi + Cellular for her University of Utah Physician Assistant Program. $500

2013 Jackson Remington for Physics and Snow Science Program tuition at Montana State University $1000

2013 Christy Yanco for Ceramics Program tuition at University of Utah. $500

2012 Adam Naisbitt for an Avalanche Mapping Course offered by Canadian Avalanche Center $1000

2012 Rebbeca Shatles for Acupuncture Courses - Acupuncture for the Cancer Patient & Acupuncture Treatment of Sports Injuries and Pain $500

2011 Stacy Peterson to pursue a certification in Children's Yoga $500

2011 Scott Solle to attend Rigging for Rescue -Rope rescue class in Ouray, CO$500

2010 Bailey Jones to attend Houston Ballet's Summer Course 2010. Houston Ballet is the 4th largest Ballet Company in the USA.

2009 Jonathon Scoville, for an Applied Science Degree in the Automotive Technician Program at Salt Lake Community College.  $1000

2008 Dan Collins for pursuing his medical education at University of Utah.  $1000


Young Guns Grant (18 & younger)

2016 Averi Wight for weekly art classes from Bev Keys at Atelier studio. $800

2016 Neve Rauscher for research on building an athletic course in Alta. project canceled -land was not obtained $200

2015 Lilliana Libecki to go to Tanzania, Africa to ship & set up solar power at an orphanage. This will be done after she climbs Kilimanjaro.VIDEO (Funds not used for that) $1000

2014 Ruby Entwistle for summer classes at University of Utah Virginia Tanner School of Creative Dance. $1000

2013 Holly Hammer for four art classes at the Visual Arts Institute. $1000

2012 Marcus Antonini for Mosaic class taken at Pioneer Craft House and supplies. $500

2012 Chris Eilber for programs and schooling at Waterford Elementary.$500

2011 Jackson Remington to go towards tuition for Mechanical Engineering $1000


Community Service Grant

2016 Dave Bastian to restore a portion of Albion Meadows trail with The Utah Conservation Corps/Roots Charter High Youth Crew and Alta Environmental Center. $1000

2015 Tim Rogers for installation of a community space bicycle-workshop in Leavenworth, Washington. $1000

2014 Paige Remington for Projects Abroad in Ghana, West Africa to help renovate community buildings and teach village children.$1000

2013 Mica Brownlie for establishing a community radio service for the town of Alta, Utah. $1000

2012Abbie Sauter for English textbooks for the Shepit, Ukraine PeaceCorps program. $1000