Grants and Awards Received:

  • “Rio Grande Tapestries,” Center Stage Grant, brought Irvin and Lisa Trujillo from New Mexico to the TTU campus to exhibit their tapestries, present a lecture about Rio Grande tapestries , and to lead a Chimayo tapestry weaving workshop, March 2012.
  • "Art of Ghana,” Center Stage Grant, brought Dr. Ackam from Ghana to the TTU campus to exhibit his paintings, to lecture about African art, and to lead an adinkra printing workshop, October 2009.
  • "Influence of Andalucian Moorish and Baroque Architecture on the Colonial Architecture of Antigua and Zunil, Guatemala," Non-Instructional Assignment (Sabbatical) from Tennessee Technological University; Researched in Spain during the Spring semester, 2005.
  • "Influence of Andalucian Moorish and Baroque Architecture on the Colonial Architecture of Antigua and Zunil, Guatemala," Program for Cultural Cooperation Between Spain's Ministry of Culture and United States Universities, helped support my 2005 research in Spain.
  • "History and Culture in China: Social Trends / Popular Culture Focus," Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program, June 28-August 1, 2004 (press release). 2004 Fulbright-Hays China web site.
  • "Maya Worlds: Cultural Continuities and Change," NEH Summer Institute in Guatemala and Southern Mexico, June 23-August 3, 2002.
  • "Haida Art and Craft", Trilateral Enhancement Grant, US Department of State; Researched in Vancouver and Haida Gwaii, Canada, August 2-15, 2001.
  • Fulbright Scholar Award, University of Guanajuato, Mexico, January-June, 2001.
  • Smithsonian National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC; short-term Visitor Grant to research American crafts at the Renwick Gallery, July 6-10, 1998.
  • Georgia Humanities Council / State Capitol Museum, GA; Subcontracted for research, writing about, and collecting Mississippian artifact reproductions, and for making Mississippian reproductions of twilled and coiled baskets, gourd containers, and twined and fingerwoven fabrics for the Indian Artifacts Traveling Trunk Exhibition, 1991.
  • Georgia Humanities Council Grant 89-029, Directed by Dr. William Squires, University of Georgia; Researcher, writer, illustrator, photographer, and designer for Of Father Sky and Mother Earth: An Interpretive Poster Exhibit of Southeastern Indian Art and Culture, 1989.
  • Georgia Endowment for the Humanities Grant 86-026, Directed by Dr. William Squires, University of Georgia; Editing and layout for Of Sky and Earth Brochure; Researcher, writer, illustrator, photographer, and preparator for Of Sky and Earth: An Interpretive Exhibit of Southeastern Indian Art and Culture, 1988.
  • Georgia Endowment for the Humanities Grant 86-036, Directed by Dr. William Squires, University of Georgia; One of the preparators for Of Sky and Earth, 1987.
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