On Nov. 14, the Utah Arts Council awarded $1,200 artist grants to 10 Utah artists. The grants were awarded for specific artist-initiated proposals in nine disciplines. The grants went to:

Daniel Arsenault (photography), Centerville, to produce large silk-screens of photographs.

Alex Bigney (visual arts), Woodland Hills, for framing and documentation of new work.

Amy Caron (dance), Salt Lake City, to choreograph a piece to be presented here and then in Europe.

James Charles (visual arts), Salt Lake City, to produce a new body of work for two exhibitions.

Earl Denet (ethnic), Riverton, for professional slides, canopy purchase, research trips and miscellaneous supplies for Hopi Kachina dolls.

Gerald Elias (music), Salt Lake City, for time to compose "Conversations with Essie," a commissioned work.

Andrew Hoffmann (literary), Salt Lake City, for travel and research in Oaxaca and Chiapas, Mexico.

Tyler Mitchell (music), Salt Lake City, to pay musicians to record original jazz compositions for CD.

Steve Stones (visual arts), Ogden, to execute a series of acrylic and collage paintings for exhibition.

Maryann Webster (crafts), Salt Lake City, for materials, kiln wiring costs and equipment to develop studio space.