Genres Fine Arts

Connecting Nature and Human Life

Year Grant Awarded: 2022

Connections in Nature and Human Life, the project fosters awareness about Florida's wildlife and natural environment; for example, its mangroves and swamplands. The project is achieved by painting Florida's scenes and creating awareness through exhibitions. Read More

Cultural Victimizations in War

Aguirre, Amber

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

Ceramic figurative sculptures that explore the issues that are common to all victims of injustice during war. Read More

Boston Don’t Dump

Allen, Jane Ingram

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

For the “Boston Don’t Dump” project Jane created a new series of handmade paper artworks focused on the environmental issue of clean water and urban runoff and pollution of Boston’s waterways. Read More

Lights & Shadows

Allen, Francie

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

I created a sculpture installation made of life size dancing figures in wire netting, with theatre lights shining on them to form an environment of shadows. Located in downtown Bellingham, WA, opening night featured local dancers doing shadow play. Read More

A Journey of Conditional Love

Alston, Laura

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

Multimedia collage series highlighting the cultural identities of West Indian people and their influence across the diaspora. Read More

Table Alchemy

Amber Art and Design

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Table Alchemy advocates for food equity and addresses the lack of access to fresh produce within low income neighborhoods. Read More

Labor Arts Program

American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Labor Art classes for students grades 3-5 are on Saturdays at the Museum. Classes introduce students to the history and contemporary issues of immigrants and the labor movement, as a means of inspiration to create visual & performing arts projects. Read More

Repatriation and Deception

Antaramian Hofman, Hazel

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Art and Ethnographic Project on Post-WWII Repatriation to Soviet Armenia consists of research of surviving repatriates to document their stories and photographs. Paintings and drawings are in response to the deceptive propaganda of the movement. Read More

Launch of the public art Mural Project: A Sense of Place

Appleby Foundation - Tahawus Center

Year Grant Awarded: 2022

Support for the 2022 launch of Au Sable Forks Outdoor Public Art Mural Project: "A Sense of Place" to foster local arts, culture, civic engagement - and joy! CHANGE is coming to Au Sable Forks, NY. Artist Georgeanne Gaffney, from Saranac Lake, is the selected muralist. Work begins in 2023. Read More

Portraits of New York Chinatown

Arai, Tomie

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Portraits of New York Chinatown is a collaborative oral history and mixed media installation led by visual artist Tomie Arai that is currently on view at the Museum of Chinese in America from December 13, 2013 – April 13, 2014. Read More