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.

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.

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

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

Faces and endeavors of past recipients.