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#1. Continued: GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, PRIZES AND HONORS
GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
-New York State Council on the Arts, 1980-81, under the auspices of the Urban Academy, for TOUCH SANITATION SHOW, $5,000.
-National Endowment for the Arts, Art in Public Places Planning Grant, 1979-82, for landfill end-use sitework in collaboration with adjacent community, $2,000.
-National Endowment for the Arts, Design Arts Project Fellowship, 1979-82, for planning NYC landfill end-use siteworks competition, $10,000.
-New York State Council on the Ats, 1979-80, under the auspices of the Urban Academy, for TOUCH SANITATION PERFORMANCE, materials and fee, $5,000.
-Kitchen Media Bureau, 1980, under the auspices of the New York Foundation for the Arts, for VIDEO TOUCH SANITATION, $150.
-Beard's Fund and Anonymous private foundation, 1979-81, under the auspices of the New York Foundation for the Arts, $4,000 and $2,500.
-Avon Products, Inc. Printing of artist's booklet for TOUCH SANITATION, edition of 9,000, 1979-80.
-Cultural Council Foundation/Ceta Artists' Project, Photographers' Services Program, 1979-80, for 6 days' location sheeting for TOUCH SANITATION PERFORMANCE, under the auspices of the New York Foundation for the Arts.
-National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Artist's Fellowship, 1977-78, $3,000.
-Committee for the Visual Arts, Inc. NYC. 1976, for materials for I MAKE MAINTENCE ART 1 HOUR EVERY DAY, Whitney Museum Downtown, $300. 

PRIZES AND HONORS
-Appointment: Official Artist in-Residence, [Unsalaried], New York City Department of Sanitation, 1982 and after, by commissioner Norman Steisel. Sanitation viewed as mediating agency between nature and urban culture. First such title in a major municipal service agency, created for me.
-Appointment: Honorary Shop Steward, Dustmen of the City of Westminster, National Union of Public Employees, London, November, 1980.
-Appointment: Honorary Member Sanitationmen's Union, Local 831, International Brotherhood [sic] of Teamsters, 1980 and after; Edward Ostrowski, President.
-Appointment: Honorary Deputy Commissioner, NYC Department of Sanitation, 1980.
-Selection, National Panel on Planning Design Competitions, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington D.C., June 11, 1980. 
-Panelist, International Feminist Art Conference, London Institute of Contemporary Arts, November, 1980.
-Editorial collective Member, Heresies Art Magazine, Issue #5: "The Great Goddess," New York, 1977-78.
-Master's Thesis in Creative Arts with Honors, "Maintenance Art," conferred by Dean Howard Conant, New York University, 1974.
_Kappy Delta Pi, Education Honorary Fraternity [sic], University of Denver, 1966.
-Pratt Institute, Prize, Student Show, Fall 1963.
-Appointment: President John F. Kennedy's Delegation to Tanzania Independence Ceremonies, Dar Es Salaam, December 1961, as aide to delegation Head, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr. on Basis of senior history thesis at Barnard College: "Checks and Balances in the History of Tanganyika Territory."
-First Prize, Carter Award. All-city High School Art Competition, Denver, CO 1957.
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