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Federalizing the Muse
United States Arts Policy and the National Endowment for the Arts, 1965-1980

by Donna M. Binkiewicz

Copyright (c) 2004 by the University of North Carolina Press. All rights reserved.



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Appendix 4
NEA Visual Arts Program
Works of Art in Public Places Grants, 1967-1980
Year Artist/Grantee Amount Location Aesthetic Style Artwork/Project
1967Alexander Calder$45,000Grand Rapids, MIAbstract sculptureLa Grande Vitesse
1968Isamu Noguchi$45,000Seattle, WAAbstract sculptureBlack Sun
1969Tony Smith$20,000Honolulu, HIAbstract sculptureThe Fourth Sign
1970James Rosati$45,000Wichita, KSAbstract sculptureWichita Tripodal
1970Charles Biederman$20,000Minneapolis, MNAbstract sculptureWork #37, Red Wing
1970Louise Nevelson$20,000Scottsdale, AZAbstract sculptureWindows to the West
1970Sharon Dunn, Keiko Prince, Maria Cordez, etc.$5,000Boston, MAMuralMurals for "Summerthing" arts festival
1970William Walker$4,000Chicago, ILMuralPeace and Salvation Wall of Understanding
1971George Rickey$6,000Bellinghan, WAKinetic abstract sculptureTwo Lines Oblique
1971Todd McKie, Maria Termini, Dan Palma, James Brown, James Higgins, Yantee Bell, Gary Rickson, Annette Camarata, Deborah McGauley, Fern Cunningham, Robert Guilleman, David Robinson, and Silvana Cenci$20,000Boston, MAMural, abstract sculptureVarious
1971Tony Smith$4,000Cleveland, OHAbstract sculptureSpitball
1971William Gropper$6,000Detroit, MIMuralRestoration and removal of auto industry murals in Northwest Station Post Office
1971Eugune Eda, John Weber, Vanita Green, etc.$20,000Chicago, ILMuralsNorthside wall murals
1971Mark di Suvero$20,000Indianapolis, INAbstract sculptureSnowplow
1971James Clover$10,000Jackson, MSAbstract sculptureUntitled
1971Albert Winton$4,000Minneapolis, MNMuralMural
1971Nassos Daphnis, Mel Pekarsky$10,000New York, NYMuralVarious
1971Isaac Witkin, James Silva, etc.$7,500Montpelier, VTAbstract sculptureVarious
1971Peter Voulkos$20,000Highland Park, ILAbstract sculptureUntitled
1972Ben Shahn$10,200New York, NYMuralMural restoration
1972Romare Bearden$8,000Berkeley, CAMural, figurative and abstractBerkeley, the City and Its People
1972George Rickey$35,000Fort Worth, TXAbstract mobile sculptureTwelve Triangles Hanging
1972Group for Environmental Education$20,000Philadelphia, PADesign conference
1972Tony De Lap, Jack Zajac$37,500Inglewood, CASteel sculpture, marble sculpture
1972Thomas Hart Benton$10,000Joplin, MOMural, figurativeJoplin at the Turn of the Century, 1896-1906
1972James Fitzgerald$4,200Kirkland, WABronze fountain sculptureMarina Park Fountain
1972Jose de Rivera$45,000Lansing, MIStainless steel sculptureConstuction #150
1972Richard Anuszkiewicz, Jay Rosenblum, Robert Wiegand and Mel Pekarsky$10,000New York, NYMuralVarious
1972Jerry Peart, Mark di Suvero, Charles Ginnever$120,000Park Forest, ILAbstract sculpture Falling Meteor, For Lady Day, Icarus
1972Richard Serra$45,000St. Louis, MOAbstract sculpture
1972Robert Vesely, John Wittenberg$2,000Burlington, VTMarble sculpture
1973Joseph Carl Hruby, Susan Todys, Jody Trivison, Edwin Mieczkowski, Phyllis Sloane, John Morrell, Ray Domingo, Elijah Shaw, Mort Epstein and John Pearson$5,000Cleveland, OHMuralVarious
1973American Int’l Sculptors Assoc.$5,000Brooklyn, NY
1973Peggy Parris$1,000Sioux City, IAMural
1973David Lewis, Anthony Greco, Larry Connaster, E. Allen McGee, Vincencia Blount, and Dale Pierson Hill$10,000Atlanta, GAMural Various
1973Dept. of Housing$10,000Baltimore, MDMuralVarious
1973Robert Morgan, Dana Chandler, R, Edward Brown, Barbara Wolf, Al Smith, Annette Cammarata, Robert Cronin, Peter Lundenmuth, James Higgins, George Rogers, Donald Burgy, Fern Cunningham$10,000Boston, MAMural and sculptureVarious works for “Summerthing” festival
1973Ernest Palomino$4,940Fresno, CAWood relief, clay mosaicHumanities
1973Alvin Loving, Todd Williams, Mel Pekarsky, and Forrest Myers$10,000New York, NYMuralVarious
1973William Walker, Astrid Fuller, Jose Guerrero, Kathie Judge, Mitch Caton, Barry Bruner, Caryl Yasko, Bill Walker, Ray Patlan, Santi Isrowuthakul and Jim Yanagasawa$18,000Chicago, ILMuralVarious
1973Robert Behrens, Gerald Cross, LeRoy Butler$24,000Denver, COAbstract sculpture, glass, steel, and concreteVarious
1973Eastern MI University$5,000Ypsilanti, MIMuralVarious
1973Gary Lang and Helen Kashimer, Avital Oz$5,000New Haven, CTAbstract sculptureVarious
1973Roland Hobart$3,500Indianapolis, INMural
1973LA County Parks and Recreation$5,000Los Angeles, CAMuralVarious
1973Mechicano Arts Center$5,000Los Angeles, CAMuralVarious
1973Claes Oldenburg$45,000Las Vegas, NVPop sculpture, figurativeFlashlight
1973Lester Johnson, James King, David RuBello, Noreen Green, Steve Faust and sculptures by John Piet and Hanna Steibel$10,000Detroit, MIMural and sculptureVarious
1973Philadelphia Museum of Art$9,000Philadelphia, PAMural Various
1973Sarah Lindquist, Larry Pfisterer$5,500St. Louis, MOMuralVarious
1973David von Schlegell$30,000Tulsa, OKSculpture
1973George Ramsey, John Schlump$2,000Springfield, OHMuralMurals for Wittenberg College
1973Michael Fajans, Timothy Barrett$7,500Yellow Springs, OHMuralVarious
1974Bruce Beasley, Hugh Townley, Dmitri Hadzi, John Chamberlain, Bernard Rosenthal and Roger Bolomey$45,000Eugene, ORSculptureVarious
1974Robert Irwin$45,000Minneapolis, MNAbstract sculpture
1974David von Schlegell$45,000Miami Lakes, FLAbstract sculptureEl Nuevo Mundo
1974Kenneth Snelson, Richard Field$44,000Iowa City, IAAbstract sculptureVarious
1974David von Schlegell$30,000Minnesota State Arts CouncilAbstract sculpture, stainless steelThe Gate
1974James Rosati$40,000Riverside, CAAbstract sculptureRiverside Tripod
1974Inst of Architects$6,000Cleveland, OHMuralVarious
1974Frank Faulkner, Ann Kesler Shields$10,000Winston-Salem, NCMuralVarious
1974Joseph Kennebrew$40,000Grand Rapids, MIEnvironmental, abstract sculptureGrand River Sculpture
1974Paul Aschenbach, Peter Ruddick$4,000Burlington, VTSculptureVarious
1974Philip Witley, Jon Formo, John Acorn$12,500Easley, SCSculptureVarious
1974Todd Williams, Richard Haas, Helen DeMott, Nicholas Krushenick, Pierre Clark, Jay Rosenblum$25,000New York, NYMural, figurativeVarious
1974Barry Bruner, Oscar Martinez-Ortiz, Jim Yanagisawa, Justine DeVan, John Weber$30,000Chicago, ILMuralVarious
1974James Jannuzzi, Alfredo Hernandez, Pedro Tirado$8,000New York, NYMuralNew Birth
1974Harrison Groutage$20,000St. George, UTMuralGlass mosaic mural
1974John Henry, Jerry Peart, Mark di Suvero, John Payne, Richard Hunt, Jerald Jacquard$25,000Park Forest South, ILAbstract sculptureIllinois Landscape #5 and others
1974Robert Morris$30,000Grand Rapids, MIAbstract sculptureGrand Rapids Project
1974Montgomery County$8,500Bethesda, MDPrintContemporary prints
1974Philadelphia Art Museum$15,000Philadelphia, PNMuralVarious
1974Michael Fajans, Timothy Barrett$10,000Yellow Springs, OHMuralVarious
1974Michael Heizer$20,000Seattle, WAAdjacent, Against, Upon
1974Isaac Witkin$15,000Springfield, MAAbstract sculptureEverglades
1974H. Boyd Christiansen$5,000Superior, WISculptureBronze fountain sculpture
1974Thomas Hart Benton$20,000 Nashville,TNMural, figurativeThe Sources of Country Music
1974Ted Johnson$5,000Olympia, WASculptureTetradigm
1974Murie Burton$2,000Milwaukee, WIMuralVarious
1974Richard Fleischner, 41 others$10,000Newport, RIAbstract sculptureSod Maze, "Monumenta"
1974Alexander Calder, Barbara Hepworth, Louise Nevelson$20,000Paramus, NJAbstract sculpture“Sculpture in the Park”
1974Harold Paris$30,000Oakland, CAAbstract sculpture gardenRiuka
1974Winold Reiss$20,000Cincinnati, OHMural1930s murals, restoration and moving
1974Pat Adams, David Bumbeck, Bill Harrison, Stuart Eldridge, Francis Hewitt, Daniel Higgins, Richard Haas, Charles Ginnever, Peter Ruddick, Sarah Swenson$2,675VTAbstract and figurative1000 poster sets
1975Michael Heizer$50,000Oakland, CAAbstract sculpturePlatform II
1975Isamu Noguchi$50,000Atlanta, GAAbstract sculpturePlayscapes
1975City of Buffalo$50,000Buffalo, NYSculpture
1975Isamu Noguchi$50,000Honolulu, HIAbstract sculptureSky Gate
1975John Loring $25,000Scranton, PNMuralVarious
1975Richard Hunt$25,000Memphis, TNAbstract sculptureI’ve Been to the Montaintop
1975George Baker$20,000Lincoln, NBKinetic abstract sculptureNebraska Wind Sculpture
1975Donald Judd, Red Grooms$50,000Highland Heights, KYAbstract sculpture, figurative sculptureBox, Way Down East
1975Alexander Lieberman, Tony Smith$40,000Philadelphia, PNAbstract sculptureCovenant, We Lost
1975Rockne Krebs$20,000Petersburg, FLAbstract laser light sculptureStarboard Home on the Range, Part VI
1975George Mittendorf$10,000Bronx, NYAbstract aluminum sculptureDDS Sculpture
1975John Weber, Caryl Yasko, Justine DeVan, Celia Radek, Mitch Caton, Astrid Fuller, Bill Walker, Santi Isrowuthakul$20,000Chicago, ILMuralVarious
1975Claire Falkenstein$7,500Coos Bay, ORSculpture in fountainSign of the Pacific
1975Beverly Pepper$20,000Hanover, NHAbstract steel lawn scuptureThel
1975Antoni Milkowski$10,000Troy, NYAbstract steel sculptureA.D. 1971
1975Frederic Rennels$7,500Ames, IAAbstract steel scupturePrairie Teton
1975Robert Murray$15,000Boston, MAAbstract sculptureQuinnipiac
1975Stephen Urry$7,000Muskegon, MIAbstract sculptureArch
1975Allen Tacha$10,000New York, NYAbstract sculptureTide Park
1975Bob Wade$7,500Cedar Hill, TXEnvironmental sculpture (earth, plants. light, asphalt, and objects)A Bicentennial Map of the U.S.
1975Philadelphia Museum Outreach program$10,000Philadelphia, PNMuralVarious
1975George Morrison$10,000Minneapolis, MNAbstract Wood inlay on the front of a building
1975Cork Marcheschi, Otto Piene$9,000Minneapolis, MNAbstract sculpture (neon and tubes)Just another city boy watchin’ the electrons flow, and Black Stacks Helium Sculpture
1975Chicago Federal Center$9,000Winnetka, ILSculpture"Sculpture for a New Era" installation
1975Pedro Tirado, James Jannuzzi, others$8,000New York, NYMuralThe Phoenix and others
1975Alphredo Hernandez, Tomie Arai$5,000New York, NYMuralPor Los NinÑo, Crear Una Sociedad
1975Linda Riehl, John Piet, Stanley Dolega, Michael Luchs$9,300Detroit, MISculptureWe the People, The Entrance, Untitled, Rabbit
1975Dan Flavin$9,000New York, NYAbstractNeon sculpture
1975Lia Cook$2,000Fairfield, CAAbstract sculpture, fibersSpace Continuum #3
1975Beverly Pepper, Mark di Suvero, Sol LeWitt$7,500New York, NYAbstract sculptureVarious
1975Museum of African Art$2,500Washington, D.C.MuralVarious
1975Isamu Noguchi$9,000Omaha, NBConceptual Fountain design
1975SF Art Commisson$7,000San Francisco, CAMuralVarious
1975Upper Midwest Arts Council$9,000Minneapolis, MNAbstract sound and visual environment“The Great Byron Burford Circus of Artistic Wonders”
1975Richard Hunt$5,000Waterloo, IAAbstract sculptureReaching Out
1975Western Illinois U$2,000Macomb, ILPrintVarious
1976Alaska State Arts Council$20,000Anchorage, AK
1976City of Adrian$20,000Adrian, MI
1976William Wiley$50,000Hayward, CAMural, figurative"Mural on the history of the East Bay community"
1976James Clover$50,000Jackson, MSAbstractWelded metal sculpture
1976Carl Andre$50,000Hartford, CTAbstractStone Field Sculpture
1976City of Lubbock$25,000Lubbock, TX
1976City of Massillon$21,500Massillon, OH
1976City of Monterey$25,000Monterey, CA
1976City of Ponca City$20,000Ponca City, OKSculpture
1976John Henry $25,000Sioux City, IAAluminum sculptureSioux City
1976City of Tulsa$20,000Tulsa, OK
1976Richard Hass$15,000New York, NYMural for South St., Seaport
1976NY City Walls: Romare Bearden, George Mead, Richard Farley and Kip Farris, Karl Wirsum, Jean Henderson, Richard Haas, Sarah Lindquist and Bob Fishbone, and Marylin Propp$30,000New York, NYMural in eight cities: Atlanta, Oakland, Denver, Chicago, Louisville, Boston, St. Louis, and Kansas CityVarious
1976George Segal$50,000Cleveland, OHSculptureSculpture at the Justice Center
1976Mark di Suvero$31,750Allentown, PAAbstract, steel sculpture for Muhlenberg CollegeVictor's Lament
1976Alexander Lieberman$21,000Rockford, ILAbstract, painted metal sculptureSymbol
1976Ronald Bladen$30,000Des Moines, IAAbstract, painted steel sculptureCosmic Seed
1976George Sugarman$10,000Akron, OHAbstract, painted metal sculpture for the libraryRoland
1976Contemporary Arts Center$15,000Cincinnati, OHBannerBanners for the city
1976Elliott Erwitt$10,000Corning, NYPhotographic mural for City HallPeople Wall
1976Dan Flavin$20,000New York, NYLight sculpture in Grand Central StationGrand Central Station light sculpture
1976Richard Hunt$13,000Evanston, ILAbstract, welded bronze sculptureCartwright Mound
1976Montgomery County Department of Recreation$10,000Bethesda, MDPrint, watercolor, and drawingPurchase of 81 prints, watercolors, and drawings by Maryland artists
1976Tony Smith$20,000Seattle, WAAbstract, painted steel sculptureMoses
1976Andrew Leicester, George Morrison, and Jerry Rudquist$12,500Minneapolis, MNMuralChoppy II by Leicester, Landscape by Morrison, and Valley Window by Rudquist
1976Anne Healy$10,000Detroit, MICloth workColor Cross Section
1976Astrid Fuller, Mitch Caton, Justine DeVan, Calvin Jones, Caryl Yasko, and Lucyna Radychi$7,500Chicago, ILMuralVarious
1976Esther Charbit, Barry Bruner, John Weber, Celia Radek, Jose Guerrero, and Kokot$7,500Chicago, ILMuralVarious
1976Robert Murray$10,000Hinsdale, ILAbstract steel sculpure at Hinsdale Junior HighWindhover
1976Brockman Gallery Productions$5,000Los Angeles, CAMuralVarious
1976Lloyd Hamrol$4,000Fullerton, CAEnvironmental sculptureSoft Wall
1976Alfredo Hernandez and Tomie Arai$5,000New York, NYMuralPor Los NinÑo by Hernandez and Crear una Sociedad by Arai
1976William King, Brad Graves, Bill Barrett, John Ferro, Peter Reginato, and Glen Zweygardt$2,650New York, NYSculptureTemporary sculpture show
1976Sarah Lindquist, Bob Fishbone, and John Mondello$3,000St. Louis, MOMuralVarioius
1976Brian Paulsen$4,000Grand Forks, NDMuralVarious
1976Richard Fleischner$2,500Greenwich, CTEnvironmental, sod mound sculptureSod Drawing
1976Michael Todd, Richard Fleischner, Jackie Ferrara, and Robert Lobe$9,870New York, NYSculptureInstallations for Hammarskjold Plaza
1976James Buchman$4,300Annville, PAEnvironmental sculptureArkabutla
1976Charles Banks Wilson$15,000Oklahoma City, OKMural, figurativeFour murals on Oklahoma history for State Capitol
1976Philadelphia Museum of Art$3,000Philadelphia, PNMuralVarious
1976Ed McGowin$8,000Washington, D.C.SculptureD.C. Inscape
1976Dina Yellen$5,000Montpelier, VTCeramic mural
1976Wright State University$4,000Dayton, OHMural
1977Mark di Suvero$50,000Baltimore, MDAbstract, steel sculptureUnder Sky/One Family
1977Alfred Kober$3,000Boise, IDBronze sculpture Golden Eagle
1977City of Cambridge$50,000Cambridge, MASculptureSculpture for Cambridge High School and community park
1977Edward Carpenter$10,000Carson, CALeaded stained glass wall
1977Loren Madsen$10,000Los Angeles, CAAbstract wood sculptureUntitled
1977Andrew Steinhauer$5,000Castro Valley, CAMural
1977Elaine Katzer$5,000Chula Vista, CACeramic sculptureSea Chanty
1977Richard Haas, Alan Sonfist$5,000New York, NYMuralMurals--two by Haas one by Sonfist
1977Romie Arai, Pedro Tirado$5,000New York, NYMuralMurals for City Arts Workshop
1977Creative Artists Program Services$15,000New York, NY
1977Cultural Council Foundation$1,500New York, NY
1977Robert Irwin$40,000Dallas, TXEnvironmental sculpture
1977Tom Shelton$5,825Columbus, INPainting, figurative--on the history and architecture of Columbus in County Council chambersSettlements, and Date Lines
1977Luis Jimenez$20,000Fargo, NDPop, figurative sculptureFarmer plowing
1977James Rosenquist$20,000Tallahassee, FLMuralMurals for State Capitol lobby
1977Duayne Hatchett$25,000Flint, MIAluminum sculpture for Riverbank Park AmphitheatreUntitiled
1977Ellsworth Kelly$50,000Chicago, ILSculptureStainless steel sculpture for Lincoln Park
1977Lloyd Hamrol$5,000Glen Cove, NYCity of Glen Cove plan for new downtown pedestrian mall
1977Michael Heizer$15,000Lansing, MIAbstract sculptureThis Equals That
1977George Segal$5,000Greenwich, CTFigurative bronze sculptureGirl Standing in Nature
1977George Rickey, Tony Rosenthal, Nancy Graves, and Ned Smyth$5,000New York, NYSculpture, abstractVarious works for Hammarskjold Plaza Sculpture Garden
1977Luis Jimenez$15,000Houston, TXPop, figurative fiberglass sculptureVaquero
1977William Youngman$2,500Champaign, ILAbstract sculptureUntitled
1977David von Schlegell$50,000Indianapolis, INAbstract sculptureUntitled, Three 55' high stainless steel structures for Indiana State University
1977William King$3,950Jersey City, NJPop, figurative sculptureWelcome, sculpture of a man waving at Jersey City State College
1977Seigfried Reinhardt$2,500Kirkwood, MOMural, figurativeMurals depicting local landmarks for City Hall
1977Robert Irwin$40,000Lincoln, NBAbstract sculpture
1977Woody Vasulka, Steina Vasulka, Ralph Jones, and Walter Wright$5,000Buffalo, NYFour audience-interactive video/audio environments for Cathedral ParkSights and Sounds/Downtown
1977Isamu Noguchi$50,000Miami Beach, FLMaster plan design of Bayfront Park incorporating two fountains, ampitheater, and an esplanade along the bay
1977Mulvane Art Center Assoc.$20,000Topeka, KS
1977Charles Ginnever$30,000Albany, NYAbstract metal sculpture for State University of New YorkKoronos
1977Ilya Bolotowsky$10,000New York, NYAbstract ceramic tile mural in Departure lounge for Port Authority of New YorkMarine Abstraction
1977Robert Newmann$3,000Washington, D.C. MuralFor Pierre L'Enfant--cartographic image of the city sandblasted on a brick building
1977Claes Oldenburg$50,000Salinas, CAPop, figurative sculptureHat in Three Stages of Landing
1977Salt Lake Art Center$50,000Salt Lake City, UT
1977Larry Bell, Newton and Helen Harrison, Robert Irwin, Edward Wortz, Joshua Young, Frank Gehry, Melinda Wortz, and Eric Orr$10,000San Francisco, CASan Francisco Art Institute planning for redevelopment of Northern Waterfront area
1977John Mooney$5,000Skokie, ILAbstract steel and neon installationSkokie Light Sculpture
1977Barbara Neijna$5,000Tampa, FLAbstract, painted steel sculptureAmerica, America
1977Bruce O'Hara$10,000Tougaloo, MSSculptureTougaloo College commission for a sculpture commemorating the Amistad case
1977Barbara Grygutis, Charles Hardy$2,500Tuscon, AZCeramic muralCeramic tile mural for Kino Community Hospital lobby
1977Richard Serra$50,000Bellingham, WAAbstract sculptureWright's Triangle
1977Marcia Hafif$2,000Dayton, OHMural, abstractUntitled, Murals of textured red clay with redwood frames at Wright State University
1977State of Wyoming$20,000Cheyenne, WYSculptureSculpture commission for capitol grounds
1977George Segal$15,000Youngstown, OHSculpture, figurativeThe Steel Makers, sculpture of two bronze figures and an open hearth furnace at Federal Plaza
1978Nancy Holt$18,000Arlington, VAAbstract sculpture Commission of sculpture for a park in Rosslyn
1978Harold Balazs, Ed Carpenter, Tim Mackaness, Paul Scheider, Monica Setzoi, and Marge Hammond$5,000Portland, ORArts and Crafts Society of Portland commission for various arts and crafts in new facility
1978City of Boise$17,500Boise, IDSculptureSculpture for City Hall
1978Signe Nelson Stuart$4,000Cedar Rapids, IAMural, acrylic on canvasLandwave
1978Robert Rauschenberg$50,000Washington, D.C.Mural abstractPeriwinkle Shaft--four fabric, printed images, mirrors, and found objects for the Children's Hospital National Medical Center interior
1978Pedro P. Silva$2,500New York, NYMuralMural for Delancy Street subway
1978Claes Oldenburg$50,000Des Moines, IAPop, figurative sculptureCrusoe Umbrella
1978Melvin Edwards$15,000Columbus, OHSculptureCity of Columbus commission for sculpture on Mt. Vernon Plaza
1978Richard Hunt$10,000Temple, TXAbstract sculptureOrpheus
1978Elyn Zimmerman, Anne Truitt$39,000Washington, D.C.Abstract and environmental sculptureLighthouse by Truitt and another work by Zimmerman
1978Allen Bertoldi$10,000Baltimore, MDAbstract steel sculptureBaltimore Quarters and Halves
1978Jules Olitski, Lloyd Hamrol$20,000Washington, D.C.Abstract sculptureContrapposto by Olitski and another sculpture by Hamrol for Gallaudet College
1978Nancy Holt$50,000Glen Cove, NYAbstract sculptureCommission for sculptural works for pedestrian mall
1978Ronald Watson$5,000Grand Rapids, MIAbstract steel sculptureSolar Painting
1978Steven Antonakos$7,500Amherst, MAAbstract neon sculptureNeon--red neon sculpture suspended over the swimming pool at Hampshire College
1978Jose de Creeft$3,000Hoosick Falls, NYGranite sculptureThe Guardian
1978Mac Whitney$18,500Houston, TXAbstract sculptureOvilla
1978Loren Madsen$15,000Ames, IASculptureSculpture at Iowa State University
1978Luther Utterback$7,000Des Moines, IAAbstract sculptureFive Stones and a Tree
1978Richard Serra$50,000Peoria, ILAbstract sculptureJunior Leagues of America commisssion of sculpture for civic center plaza
1978Lyman Kipp$2,090Lake Placid, NYAbstract sculpturePlacid
1978Lexington-Fayette County Board of Health$20,000Lexington, KYSculptureSculpture for state capitol concourse
1978William King$20,000Madison, WIAluminum sculptureAct
1978Richard Fleischner$10,580Amherst, MAAbstract environmental sculptureChain link maze environmental sculpture for the University of Massachusetts
1978Tony Smith, George Segal, and Melvin Edwards (possible artists)$3,000Trenton, NJState of New Jersey planning for art in Liberty State Park
1978Lloyd Hamrol$30,000Albuquerque, NMAbstract environmental sculptureHigh Ground
1978City of New Rochelle$25,000New Rochelle, NYEnvironmental sculptureEnvironmental sculpture for Lawton Square Plaza
1978Ted Jonsson$7,500Olympia, WAAbstract sculptureTetradigm
1978Jud Fine$3,500Santa Barbara, CAAbstract environmental sculptureRelay
1978Lloyd Hamrol$10,000Seattle, WAAbstract sculptureGyrojack
1978Alice Aycock$20,000Columbus, OHSouth Side Settlement commission for design of grand staircase connecting theater/assembly hall and the courtyard
1978City of Springfield$22,500Springfield, MASculptureSculpture for Hall of Justice Plaza
1978Ronald Bladen$40,000Springfield, OHAbstract sculptureOracle's Vision
1978John Spofforth$4,000Macomb, ILAbstract, environmental sculptureAncient Hump Ring: Western Berth
1978Nancy Holt$18,000Bellingham, WAAbstract, environmental sculptureRock Rings
1978Women's Community Inc.$10,000Los Angeles, CAVarious works by women artists on billboards
1978Mark di Suvero$35,000South Bend, INAbstract sculptureKeepers of the Fire
1978Wright State University$4,650Dayton, OHMuralMurals in creative arts building
1979Stephen Antonakos, Lynda Benglis, Sam Gilliam, and Richard Smith$50,000Atlanta, GAAbstract sculptures for passenger terminal in Hartsfield Atlanta AirportFour Walls for Atlanta by Antonakos; Patang by Benglis; Delta Wave by Gilliam; and Windows by Smith
1979Bernard Kirschenbaum$7,975Annandale-on-Hudson, NYSculptureBard College commission for sculpture
1979Rafael Ferrer$22,850Bronx, NYPop, firgurative sculpturePuerto Rican Sun
1979Doug Hollis$7,600Berkeley, CASound sculptureUniversity commision for sound sculpture at Hall of Science
1979Gyorgy Kepes$30,000Cambridge, MAStained glass muralBacklit stained glass mural animated by light patterns in Harvard Square subway station
1979Larry Bell, Eric Orr$40,000Denver, COAbstract sculpture fountainSolar Fountain--sculpture of glass and solar-generated vapor
1979Lloyd Hamrol$30,000Washington, D.C.Abstract sculptureAmmendment to previous grant for sculpture at Gallaudet College
1979Claes Oldenburg$25,000Hartford, CTPop, figurative sculptureUniversity of Hartford commission for sculpture near College of Engineering
1979Alfons Schilling$22,000West Haverstraw, NYSculptureHayes Hospital commission for sculpture on hospital grounds
1979Louise Nevelson$15,000Iowa City, IOAbstract sculptureVoyage
1979City of Kansas City$40,250Kansas City, MOSculptureCity commission for sculpture in redeveloped residential park
1979Robert Morris$50,000Seattle, WAAbstract environmental sculptureConcentric terraced earth scupture to recycle an abandoned gravel pit
1979James Buchman, Don Nice, George Trakas$25,000Lake Placid, NYAbstract sculpture and muralVans for Ruth by Buchman, an iron and granite sculpture; Olympic Predella by Nice, a mural for Fieldhouse/Arena; and sculpture by Trakas
1979Siah Armajani, Richard Fleischner, Lloyd Hamrol, Doug Hollis, Nancy Holt, Robert Irwin, Mary Miss, and Elyn Zimmerman$45,500Lake Placid, NYEnvironmental sculpture, abstractReading House by Armajani; Fence and Covered Fence by Fleischner; Snow Tree House by Hamrol; Field of vVsion by Holis; 30 Below by Holt; Tumbling Glass Planes by Irwin: Veiled Landscape by Miss; and Untitled by Zimmerman
1979Doug Holis$1,500Omaha, NBAbstract sound sculptureWind Organ--aeolian sculpture. One of series of temporary installations sponsored by the Joslyn Museum
1979Ivan Bailey$3,480Metter, GAAbstract sculpture fountainCast iron fountain in Municipal Park
1979Roy Lichtenstein$200,000Miami, FL Pop, figurative sculptureMermaid
1979Jackie Ferrara$2,340Minneapolis, MNAbstract sculptureStacked cedar wood sculpture for the Minneapolis College of Art and Design
1979Reuben Nakian$30,000Norwalk, CTSculptureCity of Norwalk commission for sculpture at downtown site
1979Michael Heizer$50,000Oakland, CAAbstract steel sculpturePlatform II
1979George Trakza$15,000Omaha, NBAbstract sculptureSullivan Pass
1979Richard Lippold$10,000Oconomowoc, WISculpturePere Marquette Scupture Committee commission for sculpture in downtown park
1979Robert Morris$5,000Cleveland, OHRapid Recovery commission for plan for urban recreation park on rapid transit corridor
1979Michael Lekakis$23,000Philadelphia, PAAbstract bronze sculptureEros-Psyche
1979Max Neuhaus$19,000St. Paul, MNSound environmentCommission for sound environment in rotunda of Como Park Conservatory
1979Richard Haas$30,000San Francisco, CAMuralCommission for outdoor mural near civic center
1979Ronald Bladen$40,000Seattle, WASculptureCity of Seattle commission for sculpture at Seattle Center park
1979Tressa Prisbrey$4,317Ventura, CAAbstract sculptureBottle wall sculpture in new public library and civic center in Simi Valley
1979Robert Maki$25,690Winston-Salem, NYSculptureWake Forest University commission for outdoor sculpture on campus
1979George Segal$12,500Youngstown, OHSculpture, figurativeYoungstown Area Arts Council commission to amend previous grant for sculpture at federal plaza
1980Athena Tacha$50,000Tucson, AZEnvironmental sculptureUniversity of Arizona commission for environmental sculpture at campus entrance
1980Maria Nordman$18,000Bakersfield, CAEnvironmental sculptureCommission for environmental sculpture at California State University campus
1980Richard Fleischner$40,000Cambridge, MASculptureCambridge Arts Council commission for art in Alewife subway station
1980Vernon Fisher$10,000Corpus Christi, TXCorpus Christi State Univ. commission for art in lobby of Center for the Arts
1980Bill Brand$27,000New York, NYVideoMasstransiscope--a twenty-second animated sequence of 228 hand-painted images visible to passengers on Manhattan-bound trans from Brooklyn
1980Eleventh International Sculpture Conference$50,000Princeton, NJSculptureCommission for 47 artitsts for sculptures throughout Washington, DC during sculpture conference
1980Rockne Krebs$10,000Princeton, NJAbstract laser sculptureCommission for laser work at Capiton Mall for sculpture conference
1980David Gilhooly, Anita Fisk$17,500Eugene, ORAbstract sculptureCeramic sculpture by Gilhooly and a series of cast bronze sculptures by Fisk for the Eugene Performing Arts Center
1980Mary Miss, Stephen Antonakos$50,000New York, NYAbstract environmental sculpture and abstract neon muralEnvironmental sculpture by Miss and abstract neon mural by Antonakosfor Theater Row redevelopment project
1980Mary Miss$40,000Park Forest South, ILAbstract environmental sculptureCommission for environmental sculpture for Governors State University
1980Stanley Dolega$50,000Hanna, WYEnvironmental sculptureEnvironmental sculpture, earthwork
1980Romare Bearden$25,000Hartford, CTMuralCommission for mural in the lobby of the Veterans Memorial Coliseum
1980Joseph Kinnebrew$10,000Janesville, WIJanesville Art League commission for development of mini-park for the city
1980Charles Ginnever$27,000South Charleston, WVAbstract sculptureCharleston Arch
1980Herbert Bayer$15,000Kent, WAEnvironmental sculptureKent Art Commission commission for earth sculpture at Mill Creek Canyon park
1980I.M. Pei and others$75,000Cambridge, MAMassachusetts Institute of Technology commission for collaboration between architect and six artists for design of Arts and Media Technology Facility
1980Richard Haas$14,800Milwaukee, WIMural, figurativeIllusion of a downtown building's facade continuing around its blank side wall
1980Robert Irwin$50,000Minneapolis, MNAbstract sculptureUniversity of Minnesota commission for sculpture on campus
1980Tony Smith$50,000New Brunswick, NJSculptureNew Brunswick Tomorrow commission for sculpture
1980City of New Orleans$15,000New Orleans, LAGrant for collaboration between artist and landscape architect to create downtown sculpture site for the city
1980Edgar Rodriquez, George Papciah, and Manuel Sepulveda$8,210San Marcos, CAMural, figurative Mural at Palomar College
1980Partners for Livable Places$55,000Washington, D.C.Grant to compile, design and produce a publication describing over 300 art in public places projects funded in part by the Endowment
1980Claes Oldenburg$37,500Philadelphia, PAPop figurative sculptureButton
1980Eric Staller$4,750New York, NYEnvironmental installationEnvironmental installation of colored filters placed over street lamps to create kenetic experience of changing color as viewed by cars at East River Park
1980Mark di Suvero$50,000Pittsburgh, PAAbstract steel sculptureSculpture for David Lawrence Convention Center
1980Siah Armajani$10,000Salem, VAEnvironmental sculptureReading House
1980Richard Serra$5,000St. Louis, MOAbstract sculptureCity of St. Louis amendment to previous grant for Twelfth Street Plaza sculpture
1980Robert Irwin$50,000Seattle, WAAbstract sculptureSeattle Arts Commission commission for environmental sculpture at Public Safety Building plaza





Sources: Individual artist's awards are listed in the NEA Annual Reports, 1967-1980. The artists’ styles have been compiled from Artforum, ArtNews, and Art in America, 1964-1980, museum catalogues, and art encyclopedias, including: Benezit, Dictionnaire Critique et Documentaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dissinateurs et Graveurs de Tous les Temps et de Tous les Pays; Cummings, Dictionary of Contemporary American Artists; Fielding, Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors and Engravers, Ed. Glenn B. Opitz.


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