Gulf Coast Artists

Friday, September 01, 2006

Many To Thank

There have been many groups which have been formed to assist us in our recovery, as well as organizations which existed pre-Katrina. We wish to acknowledge their efforts and express our gratitude.

Hancock County Chamber of Commerce

Hancock County Tourism Development Bureau

Port Townsend-Bay St. Louis Sister City Support Network Project

Katrina Artists

Mississippi Arts Commission

Mississippi Center for Justice

Southern Artistry Art Center

Ellis Anderson

Carole Piggot

In Minnesota, our thanks to Debbie and Paul Woodward, Stephanie Watts and Amity Johnson, the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners, Frank Stone Gallery, Northrup King Building, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Augsberg College, Mette Nielsen, Ken and Brenda Spence, Kevin Stanton, Gary and Myra Hennes, Erika Ludwig, Kerry Morgan, Greg Zajac, Mary and Adam Gray, Cheryl Stanton, Jim Stanton, John and Sue Christensen, Springboard for the Arts, the minnesota Woodworkers Guild, Clara Ueland, Rebecca, Karen Rosar, St. Thomas University, Catholic Eldercare, Vern Fetter, Tim Ziolkowski, Flaire Print Communications, Weber Shandwick, Judy Krause, The Grand Hand and Minnesota Helpers.
Please see the MN Helpers site below for information on the "Debris" show
which will be seen in September at Augsberg College.

In Little Rock, North Little Rock, and El Dorado, Arkansas, our thanks to Warren and Claire Haun, the William Jefferson Clinton Foundation, South Arkansas Art Center, Margie Neil, Richard Wharton, Beth James, Colleen and Mike Means, Laura, Vicki Lambert, the two Jennifers, Steve and Michelle Smart, Russ and Gay, Rhonda Hicks, Pam Hulse, Roy Reynolds, all the wonderful women who took the workshop, Arkansas Arts Council, Hot Springs Documentary Film Institute, City of North Little Rock, Eagle Bank and Trust Company, Arkansas Art Gallery, Little Rock Soiree Magazine, Arkansas Times, Mr. John Riley, Thea Foundation, Oval Gallery, Arkansas Democarat-Gazette, North Little Rock Times, KARK, KATV, THV, KLRT, KUAR, Fairy Tale Florals, Diamond Bear Brewing, Martha J. Moore, Grey Oyster Publications, Service Printer of jackson, MS, Simply the best Catering, Boulevard Bread Company, The Heritage Company, Sherwood Printing, Big Impressions, Bylites Inc., Travel Affiliates of Gulfport, MS., Signs First, Twin City Bank, Windgate Charitable Foundation, Glazer's Distributors, Central Distributing, Aromatique, Sweet Sensations, Southern Trophy, Margaret Powell, Jan Scholl, Cox Creative center, Coca-Cola Bottling, Highland Colony Parkway, Southwest Design, Neighborhood Wine and Spirits, Studio B-Robin Steves, and all the host families.

In California, our gratitude to Emilie Miller, Jon and Janine Miller and Janine's wonderful family, especially Kim, Gail and Paul Erwin, Trisha Miller and the rest of the team, and all the folks who attended the event at the Miller home.

Contemporary Art Center New Orleans

Craft Emergency Relief Fund

Pollack-Krasner Foundation

The Andy Warhol Foundation

Mississippi Humanities Council

The Thea Foundation

Arkansas Arts Council

William Jefferson Clinton Foundation

South Arkansas Art Center

The Museum of the Southwest

Leslie of Katrina Networking

Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Inc.

Richmond Montessori School, Richmond VA
(Watch for an announcement of a show featuring the work of Mississippi artists in the near future)


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