Genres Fine Arts

The Art of Ideas Exhibition

Paul Gazda

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

“The Art of Ideas,” embodying Paul Gazda’s most challenging and provocative work, offers viewers an immersion into many contemporary topics via the condensed, stimulating experience that only visual art can provide. Read More

Interspecies Dialogues

Pindell, Deanna

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

This ongoing series of installations and performative conversations seeks to heal the dualism between Humans and Non-human Others. Can deep listening and empathetic response help to resolve our ecological crisis? Read More

Mapping Violence

Regal, Celeste

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Codex format, with six signatures, where text drawn from internet news sources, resides next to hand-painted atlas fold maps. Images of women grace the country's topography. Brass metalwork and attachments on cover reference sacred books. Read More

Art Class at Sing Sing

Rehabilitation Through The Arts

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

RTA is an established leader in arts-in-corrections, producing theatre, dance, music, creative writing and visual arts workshops and performances in five maximum and medium-security New York State prisons. Read More

ArtSourced: Call Center

Roth, Yumi Janairo; Wasserman, Nadine

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

ArtSourced: Call Center is a collaborative project that functions as exhibition & performance space where creative blocks & artistic difficulties are explored & solved; where callers with creativity problems can talk to artist volunteer facilitators. Read More

NYC: Struggles and Survival Strategies

Rubenstein, Judith

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

This booklet is to introduce New Yorkers to each other.  My political hope is that if we see each other as compatriots in the struggle, we will join in addressing the real powers that keep us all down. I narrate my rambling around NYC, describing, in words and prints, struggling New Yorkers. Read More

“A BRIDGE TO FAME”

Ryland, Lori

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

"ART LAUNCH PROGRAM FOR YOUNG PEOPLE & TEENS" developed out of scholarship monies provided by the Puffin Foundation to provide art instruction & art supplies to teens in need or at risk at loriryland.com ART STUDIO & GALLERY, in Sandy, Oregon. Read More

I Pledge Allegiance

Sabater, Annette

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

I Pledge Allegiance is a response to the divisions and need for unity in our country. Various themes are rendered in oil pastel and graphite on paper. Collage works made from prints of the original pieces will represent unity. This exhibit is scheduled for September 2020 in Portland Oregon. Read More

NYC in Transition

Shechter, Laura

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A group of my recent paintings are of blighted/industrial areas of NYC, many with graffiti. Each painting is a moment since the buildings could be razed, renovated and graffiti, written over.I render the graffiti with the same care as 19th. C. vase. Read More

I Can Only Imagine

Sklar, Hannah

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

Through mixed media ceramic sculptures and layered graphite drawings, I attempt to dismantle visual norms of social categorization, pertaining to the performance of gender. I utilize abstraction as a way to create an undefined spectrum of beauty—A boundless queer abstraction. Read More

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