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FY17 Third Quarter Awards & Submissions

January, February & March

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Posted on Monday, May 1st, 2017 by UNCG Research.

Awards

Awards separated by school/college. Listings by award amount, name of lead PI, title, and sponsor. 

Bryan School of Business and Economics Awards

$18,866 – Byrd, Erick – Greensboro Tourism Leisure and Conversion Market Segment Study – City of Greensboro Area Convention and Visitors Bureau

$5,383 – Erba, Joseph – UNC-GA Summer Student Initiative – North Carolina Small Business and Technology Development Center (NC SBTDC)

$3,450 – Welsh, Dianne – A Comparison of Satisfaction Levels of Independent Direct Sellers and Franchisees – Direct Selling Education Foundation (DSEF)

College of Arts and Sciences Awards

$999,943 – Faeth, Stanley – Science, Technology, and Math Preparation Scholarships (STAMPS) – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$363,274 – Wasserberg, Gideon – Oviposition attractants for surveillance and control of sand flies, vectors of Leishmania – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$304,959 – Rychtar, Jan – REU Site: Mathematical Biology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$231,518 – Bhandari, Ramji – Germline transmission of epigenetic alterations to offspring induced by bisphenol A exposure – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$146,618 – Cech, Nadja – Predoctoral Training: Innovative Technologies for Natural Products and CAM Research – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$118,417 – Knapp, Paul – A multi-century reconstruction of tropical cyclone rainfall magnitude and variability derived from longleaf pine in the U.S. southeast Atlantic coastal region – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$90,726 – Rueppell, Olav – Effects of early developmental stress on honey bees – US Department of Agriculture (USDA)

$56,453 – Rueppell, Olav – Understanding Semiochemicals as Tools for Natural Varroa Control – Project Apis m.

$55,000 – Soles, Jeffrey – Mochlos 2017: Publication and Conservation of Late Minoan Ceremonial Complex – Institute for Aegean Prehistory (INSTAP)

$53,269 – Rueppell, Olav – Comparative Characterization of Virus Content and Resistance in Genetic Lines of US Honey Bees – Project Apis m.

$49,826 – Tsui, Tsz-Ki – RAPID: Flooding-mediated alteration of microbial mercury methylation in coastal wetlands – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$37,537 – Green, Nancy – Using Argument Schemes in Anticipatory Thinking – North Carolina State University (NCSU)

$29,488 – Cech, Nadja – Inhibition of spreading factors with natural products: A new anti-virulence approach against pathogenic bacteria. National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$20,000 – Villella, Peter – History of the Chichimec Nation: Translation of Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl’s Seventeenth-Century History of Mexico – University of Iowa

$19,000 – Gray, Rosemery – Psychological Services at Newcomers School – Guilford County Schools

$15,295 – Manda, Prashanti – Collaborative Research: ABI Development: Ontology-Enabled Reasoning Across Phenotypes from Evolution and Model Organisms – University of South Dakota

$12,423 – Stine, Roy – GIS Research Internships with Syngenta Crop Protection Inc. – Syngenta Crop Protection Inc.

$10,000 – Jia, Zhenquan – United Soybean Board Soy Health Research Program incentive award – United Soybean Board (USB)

$7,747 – Nash, Donna – Colonization or Control: The Wari Settlement of Moquegua, Peru – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$2,500 – Sametz, Lynn – Science Everywhere: Sustainable Gardening Awareness – Syngenta

Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering Awards

$2,000 – Ryan, James – NC Science Festival Event – University of North Carolina General Administration (UNC GA)

Office of Enrollment Management Awards

$24,443 – Green, Joseph – Concept Area: Deploying Academic Innovations for Affordability – University of North Carolina General Administration (UNC GA)

Office of the Provost Awards

$640,000 – Dunn, Dana – Frontier Set Initiative – American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

Office of Research and Economic Development Awards

$99,258 – Payne, C. – Bringing Out the Best: Supporting Young Children’s Social and Emotional Development – Guilford County Partnership for Children

$37,730 – Sills, Stephen – Implementing Greensboro’s Fresh Food Access Plan: Measurement Development and Evaluation – City of Greensboro

$26,630 – Shelton, Terri L. – Degrees Matter: Advisor and Volunteer Coordinator – Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro

$22,000 – Gruber, Kenneth – Determination of the Prevalence, Incidence and Impact of Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Issues in Greater High Point – Foundation for a Healthy High Point

$15,000 – Sienkiewicz, Holly – Latino Community Coalition of Guilford County (LCCG) – Hispanics in Philanthropy

$13,897 – Payne, C. – Supporting Vulnerable Families through the Juvenile Court Infant Toddler Initiiative – Guilford County Partnership for Children

$5,000 – Sienkiewicz, Holly – Afternoon Academics – Kinder Morgan Foundation

$4,312 – Sills, Stephen – Evaluation of the Greensboro Housing Coalition Foster Care Reunification Pilot Program – Greensboro Housing Coalition

$4,000 – Sills, Stephen – Summary Ejectment in Guilford County: a Geospatial Analysis – Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro

School of Education Awards

$888,682 – Hewitt, Kimberly – Principal Preparation for Excellence and Equity in Rural Schools (PPEERS) – NC Alliance for School Leadership Development (NCASLD)

$516,884 – Jacobs, Victoria – Theorizing and Advancing Teachers’ Responsive Decision Making in the Domain of Rational Numbers – University of Texas at Austin

$90,013 – Henson, Robert – Development of Accessible IRT-Based Models and Methodologies for Improving the Breadth and Accuracy of Item Option-Scored Diagnostic Assessments – University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

$18,000 – Willse, John – OAERS contract with American Board of Pediatrics (GRA support for 2016-2017) – American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)

$7,750 – Fairbanks, Colleen – SPAHE contract with Guilford College (2016-2017) – Guilford College

$6,000 – Chow, Anthony – Contract with VAWnet: User analysis and redesign of web site architecture (Phase IV) – National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV)

School of Health and Human Sciences Awards

$1,131,159 – Gold, Laurie – “Pathways from Childhood Self-Regulation to Cardiovascular Risk in Adolescence.” – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$220,758 – Bailey, Harriette – UNCG Partnership – Guilford County Partnership for Children

$200,252 – Swingler, Margaret – Psychobiology of Cognitive Development (CAP Renewal 2016) – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)

$104,628 – Laparo, Karen – The Measurement Development Project – NCDHHS Division of Child Development

$25,311 – Scott-Little, Mary – Supporting Development of the North Carolina K – 3 Assessment – North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI)

$8,000 – Bedini, Leandra – CITY OF GREENSBORO PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT FOR MAINSTREAM RESOURCES SUPPORT – City of Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department

$6,000 – Yongue, Christina – Seeking Health Equity by Examining Racism as a Social Determinant of Health – Association of Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR)

$4,746 – Perrin, Maryanne – Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group Research Grant Award – East Carolina University (ECU)

$2,838 – Milroy, Jeffrey – Evaluation Proposal – Let Me Run
$2,000 – Phillips, Susan – 2016 Student Research Grant in Audiology – American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

$1,834 – Flynn, Perry – Exceptional Children State Speech-Language Consultant (2016 – 2017) – North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI)

$250 – Rosario, Carrie – Puffin Foundation Application – Puffin Foundation

School of Nursing Awards

$1,000 – Hoffart, Nancy – The Impact of Gender on New Careers in Nursing Program Outcomes – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)


Submissions

Submissions separated by school/college. Listings by proposal amount, name of lead PI, title, and sponsor. 

Bryan School of Business and Economics Submissions

$896,191 – Bray, Jeremy – Health State Utilities for Alcohol Health Services Research – NIH National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

$389,952 – Andersen, Martin – Utilization Management in the Medicare Part D Program – NIH National Institute on Aging (NIA)

$145,250 – Iyer, Lakshmi – ImPACT IT: Increasing the Participation and AdvanCemenT of Women in IT – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$65,000 – Boles, James – Active Learning Center – Steelcase

$3,000 – Boles, James – 2017 Faculty Liaison Grant – North Carolina Small Business and Technology Development Center (NC SBTDC)

College of Arts and Sciences Submissions

$2,540,970 – McFarland, Sherri – Immunomodulating Ruthenium Metal Complexes for Melanoma Photodynamic Therapy – NIH National Cancer Institute (NCI)

$679,725 – Murphy, Arthur – Recipe for Success – Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

$436,500 – Wahlheim, Christopher – Adult Age Differences in Detecting Everyday Changes – NIH National Institute on Aging (NIA)

$409,393 – Reggio, Patricia – Optimization of Biased Inverse Agents Agonists for the Class A GPCR, GPR3 – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$280,078 – Adamson, Amy – Organophosphate pesticide exposure leads to alterations in the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) life cycle to further promote EBV associated lymphomas. – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$241,297 – Kalcounis-Ruppell, Matina – Acoustic Monitoring of Bats in North Carolina – North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

$232,800 – Oberlies, Nicholas – Tackling Drug Resistance in Peritoneal Cancers with Functional NPs and New Drugs – Boston University Board of Trustees

$221,322 – Kuperberg, Arielle – Collaborative Research: Is educational debt worth it? Student loans and the unequal transition to adulthood – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$150,045 – Suthaharan, Shanmugathasan – Collaborative Research: CI-New: Research Infrastructure for Big Data Analytics – NSF Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE)

$138,248 – Deng, Jing – NeTS:Collaborative:small:Information Propagation and Virality over Social Networks with Heterogeneous Human Attributes and Community Structures – NSF Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE)

$137,305 – Stavn, Robert – Detecting and characterizing oceanic sub-surface optical layers for understanding transport and dispersion of pollutant matter – Florida Atlantic University Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute

$116,232 – Cech, Nadja – Complex Natural Product Mixtures Against Drug Resistant Infections: Targeting Multiple Pathways to Combat Bacteria – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$99,999 – Kalcounis-Ruppell, Matina – Regional integrated coordination of NABat in the Southeastern USA: Georgia, South and North Carolina – South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

$91,447 – Reggio, Patricia – Optimization of High Selectivity Antagonists for GPR18 – Temple University

$69,868 – Stine, Linda – Archaeological Research at Blandwood Mansion – Preservation Greensboro

$47,312 – Levenstein, Lisa – When Feminism Went Viral: The American Women’s Movement of the 1990s and Beyond – New America

$42,620 – Rueppell, Olav – Immune Consequences of Virus Infection in Honey Bee Queens – USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

$42,000 – Lewis, Thomas – Numerical Methods for Nonlinear PDEs and Applications – Simons Foundation

$42,000 – Zhang, Haimeng – Statistical Modeling and Estimation for Global Data – Simons Foundation

$42,000 – Chhetri, Maya – Positive solutions of nonlinear boundary value problems – Simons Foundation

$42,000 – Fernos, Talia – The Geometry of Median Spaces – Simons Foundation

$42,000 – Bell, Gregory – Coarse Dimension Theory – Simons Foundation

$32,000 РNash, Donna РA Provincial Palace at Cerro Ba̼l: Elite Strategies Practiced in the Domestic Sphere РThe Field Museum

$22,699 – Silvia, Paul – Innovation in Assessing Parent-Child Aggression Risk among Physical Child Abuse Perpetrators – University of Alabama at Birmingham

$19,000 – Gray, Rosemery – Psychological Services at Newcomers School – Guilford County Schools

$15,295 – Manda, Prashanti – Collaborative Research: ABI Development: Ontology-Enabled Reasoning Across Phenotypes from Evolution and Model Organisms – University of South Dakota

$5,297 – Nash, Donna – Ceramic production and distribution in the Wari colony of Moquegua, Peru – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$4,191 – Knapp, Paul – Alpine larch (Larix lyalli Parl.), western US wildfires, and Arctic sea-ice extent: examining how climatological linkages between disjunct regions may have affected western US wildfire activity since AD 1500 – Appalachian State University (ASU)

$4,000 – Rueppell, Olav – Improving stress resistance in honey bee workers through social manipulations – Pollinator Partnership

$3,960 – Wisco, Blair – Effects of Trauma-Focused Rumination in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder – American Psychological Foundation (APF)

$2,450 – Nash, Donna – Use-Wear Analysis: Ceramics, Cuisine, and Ethnicity in the Wari Empire – National Science Foundation (NSF)

pre-proposal – Remington, David – Genetic mechanisms of adaptive evolution in plant perenniality – National Science Foundation (NSF)

pre-proposal – Oberlies, Nicholas – Secondary Metabolite Dynamics of Guttate-producing Fungal Cultures in situ – National Science Foundation (NSF)

pre-proposal – Raja, Huzefa – Taxonomy and Systematics of Freshwater Dothideomycetes – National Science Foundation (NSF)

pre-proposal – Schug, Malcolm – EMERGE in STEM – Education for Minorities to Effectively Raise Graduation and Employment in STEM – North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCAT)

College of Visual and Performing Arts Submissions

$25,000 – Hofling, Ana Paula – Staging capoeira: Choreographies of Brazil – David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS)

$5,000 – Carlin, Adam – GPS Dance Floor – Action Greensboro

Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering Submissions

$2,498,046 – Rathnayake, Hemali – INFEW/T3 – Collaborative Research on Solar and Thermal Technologies to Enable Innovative System Solutions for the Nexus – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$351,870 – Lajeunesse, Dennis – Electrospun Nanofiber Platform for control of Candida albicans – NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

$185,450 – Kepley, Christopher – Identification and validation of Chionoecetes-specific behavior modifiers. – North Pacific Research Board (NPRB)

$2,000 – Ryan, James – NC Science Festival Event – University of North Carolina General Administration (UNC GA)

pre-proposal – Lajeunesse, Dennis – Nanoscale mechanics of Cell/Biomimetic surface interaction – National Science Foundation (NSF)

pre-proposal – Kepley, Christopher – Understanding crustacean behavior to food chemoattractants – National Science Foundation (NSF)

Office of Enrollment Management Submissions

$24,443 – Green, Joseph – Concept Area: Deploying Academic Innovations for Affordability – University of North Carolina General Administration (UNC GA)

Office of Research and Economic Development Submissions

$3,083,807 – Zhou, Zhanxiang – Aldehydes in Alcohol-Induced Organ Injury – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$863,095 – Payne, C. – Bringing Out the Best: Supporting Young Children’s Social and Emotional Development – Guilford County Partnership for Children

$625,504 – Frison, Sonja – Increasing Access, Decreasing Disparities, and Increasing Treatment Engagement with Juvenile Justice Behavioral Health Partnerships – KBR, Inc.

$499,949 – Noel, Lloyd – Greensboro I Corp Site – National Science Foundation (NSF)

$496,304 – Zhang, Qibin – DISCOVERY AND VALIDATION OF BIOMARKERS OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPLICATIONS IN TYPE 1 DIABETES – University of Colorado Denver

$389,636 – Sechrist, Stacy – A Multi-Phase Approach to Understanding Risk Factors for Intimate Partner Homicide Using a Social-Ecologistical Framework – US Department of Justice (DOJ)

$350,000 – Sills, Stephen – Re-framing Young Women of Colors’ Aggressive Behaviors: A CBPR Behavioral Health Research Project on Violence and Trauma – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

$253,362 – Gruber, Kenneth – Guilford County Reentry Initiative for Young Adults – Guilford County Sheriffs Office

$233,624 – McColskey, Wendy – 2016-17 NCDPI 21st Century Community Learning Centers Level I Grant Application Review and Capacity-Building for Programs Serving At-Risk Students – North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI)

$199,450 – Edmunds, Julie – Professional Formation of Engineers: Revolutionizing engineering and computer science Departments – East Carolina University (ECU)

$161,476 – Payne, C. – Juvenile Court Infant Toddler Initiative – Guilford County Partnership for Children

$154,517 – Edmunds, Julie – Evaluation of Continuous Improvement Initiatives – Nellie Mae Education Foundation

$109,699 – Hutchins, Bryan – Evaluation of the Computer Science 4 Statistics Learning Project – East Carolina University (ECU)

$106,692 – Sienkiewicz, Holly – Thriving at Three – United Way of Greater Greensboro

$98,700 – McColskey, Wendy – NC DPI 21st Century Community Learning Centers Evaluation – North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI)

$84,911 – Sills, Stephen – Providing Technical Assistance to Partnership for Success Sites Identification of Behavioral Health Disparities – Sandhills Center Local Management Entity

$80,000 – Weil, John – Project Safe Neighborhoods Johnston County – Johnston County

$63,500 – Edmunds, Julie – Wake Tech SSTEM^2 – Wake Technical Community College

$62,892 – Weil, John – Research and Evaluation of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Orange County – Town of Chapel Hill Police Department

$37,500 – Frison, Sonja – North Carolina Behavioral Health Disparities Data Technical Assistance – Wake Forest University School of Medicine

$22,000 – Gruber, Kenneth – Determination of the Prevalence, Incidence and Impact of Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Issues in Greater High Point – Foundation for a Healthy High Point

$20,552 – Sills, Stephen – Building Community Health and Fitness: A Model Program for Nutrition, Family Fitness, and Community Solidarity in SW High Point – Tannenbaum Sternberger Foundation

$15,578 – Sechrist, Stacy – Support of Lexington Police Department’s Offender Focused Domestic Violence Initiative – City of Lexington Police Department

$11,603 – Weil, John – Evaluation of Fayetteville Police Department’s EKG Program – City of Fayetteville Police Department

$4,000 – Sills, Stephen – Summary Ejectment in Guilford County: a Geospatial Analysis – Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro

$3,877 – Sills, Stephen – The Impact of Evictions: a Qualitative Study of Summary Ejectment in Guilford County – Greensboro Housing Coalition

Office of Student Affairs Submissions

$2,000 – Wrenn, Bradley – The UNCG Warrior Poets Society – North Carolina Humanities Council

School of Education Submissions

$1,250,000 – Ryndak, Diane – LEAPS (Leadership in Extensive and Pervasive Support Needs) – DOED OSERS Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)

$75,000 – Carlone, Heidi – STEM Teacher Leader Collaborative: Growing capacity for STEM in high-needs elementary schools – Cemala Foundation

$74,944 – Carlone, Heidi – STEM Teacher Leader Collaborative Fellowship Program – American Honda Foundation

$65,000 – Villaverde, Leila – Steelcase Active Learning Center Grant: UNCG and Peeler Elementary – Steelcase

$53,026 – Boyce, Ayesha – Creating a BRIDGE (Bioengineering Research, Innovation and Development for Graduate Education) for successful bioengineers – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

$50,000 – Vetter, Amy – The Writing Lives of Teens – Spencer Foundation

$46,281 – Heredia, Sara – Project Echo: Science Center-University-District Partnership for Advancing Integration of Science Practices and Content in Biology (subcontract with GCS) – Guilford County Schools

$6,000 – Chow, Anthony – Contract with VAWnet: User analysis and redesign of web site architecture (Phase IV) – National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV)

$5,000 – Vetter, Amy – The Writing Lives of Teens – International Literacy Association

$5,000 – Vetter, Amy – The Writing Lives of Teens – National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

$4,842 – He, Ye – Imagined Community of Education: Connecting A Community-Based Heritage Language Program with Local Schools – American Educational Research Association (AERA)

School of Health and Human Sciences Submissions

$3,593,066 – Leerkes, Esther – Biopsychosocial predictors of obesity during the first 2 years of life – NIH National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

$3,503,980 – Hestenes, Linda – North Carolina Rated License Assessment Project – NCDHHS Division of Child Development

$1,937,731 – Rhea, Christopher – Measuring and tracking balance deficiencies after repeated blast-related sub-concussive head trauma in military personnel – Department of Defense (DOD)

$1,237,197 – Tucker, Denise – Project DELIVER-Doctoral Education Leadership in Communication Sciences and Disorders: An InnoVative, Essential Resource – US Department of Education (DOED)

$1,205,233 – Bailey, Harriette – UNCG Partnership – Guilford County Partnership for Children

$512,252 – Strack, Robert – STTR: Picture Me Fit – Prevention Strategies

$501,346 – Erikson, Keith – Regulation of iron influences metal and toxicant related neurological disorders. – University of Tennessee Health Science Center

$415,247 – Mills-Koonce, William – A Mechanistic Study of the Association Between Poverty and Executive Functions in Early Childhood: Contributions of Early Brain Development and the Early Caregiving Environment – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH)

$412,663 – Raisbeck, Louisa – Merging attentional focus and balance training to reduce fall risk in older adults – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$392,544 – Tanner, Amanda – iTransition: Developing and Implementing a Multilevel Technology Based Intervention to Support Youth Living with HIV from Adolescent to Adult Care – Emory University (EU)

$379,545 – Dharod, Jigna – Intervention development to promote healthy lifestyle (diet and physical activity) among Bhutanese refugees resettled in the U.S – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$79,146 – Perrin, Maryanne – Optimizing the fat and calorie content of pasteurized donor human milk – Allen Foundation

$73,045 – Tanner, Amanda – Promoting PrEP access, uptake, and adherence among Latino MSM and Latina transgender women through social media navigation – Wake Forest University School of Medicine

$12,973 – Matyok, Thomas – Visiting Research Professorship at the Peace & Stability Operation Institute – DOD DA Army War College

$10,000 – Reifsteck, Erin – Assessing changes in physical activity and cardiometabolic disease risk in athletes transitioning out of college sports – American College of Sports Medicine Foundation (ACSM)

$2,000 – Phillips, Susan – 2016 Student Research Grant in Audiology – American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

School of Nursing Submissions

$1,470,694 – Cote Arsenault, Denise – Bereaved Parent Health Outcomes Related to Components of Perinatal Palliative Care – NIH National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)

$1,399,566 – Kennedy-Malone, Laurie – Advanced Nursing Education Workforce: Academic Practice Partnerships Today for Competent Practitioners Tomorrow – DHHS Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

$100,000 – Debrew, Jacqueline – PROPOSAL FOR RN to BSN OUTREACH PROGRAMS: 2017-2018 – North Carolina Area Health Education Center (NC AHEC) Program

University Libraries Submissions

$4,990 – Cox, Richard – Well Crafted: A History of Downtown Greensboro Brewing – Action Greensboro

Weatherspoon Art Museum Submissions

$10,000 – Stamey, Emily – Museums: To support the exhibition Dread and Delight: Fairy Tales in an Anxious World – National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)

$7,850 – Grimaldi, Ann – Sanford Biggers, Exhibition – North Carolina Arts Council