Genres Fine Arts

“Transmigration – Magic Mushroom World Series” Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Mushroom spores are parasitic to dead-creatures or plants and grow mushroom. This is like a Transmigration or Reincarnation. The shape, color, and fragility of mushroom is very mysterious. This mystery inspired me to start my Magic Mushroom project Read More

Burning Ice

Mueller, Ellen

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

This body of work examines the changing societal attitudes about land and its uses. Using satellite imagery as my source material, I meticulously rendered views of endangered geographies in graphite on paper, eventually publishing an artist book. Read More


Murals of Baltimore (2006)/MIchael Kirby

Year Grant Awarded: 2006

A mural depicting the love affair between Napolean's younger brother, Jerome Bonaparte, and a girl from Baltimore, Elizabeth Patterson. The mural is a 3D Street Art project that is meant to be viewed on an angle. Read More


Murals of Baltimore (2008)/MIchael Kirby

Year Grant Awarded: 2008

A 3D street painting created using anamorphic or forced perspective. Michael Kirby developed this unique style while studying art 20 years ago. This ephemeral street painting was created in the state of Maryland Read More

Watercolors of Majestic Trees-Awareness of Global Warming

Nappi, Ninetta

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

My watercolors of "Majestic Trees" were created for the purpose of Global Warming Awareness. A major concern in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, trees have the ability to absorb carbon dioxide, the gas most responsible for this greenhouse effect. Read More


Nazari, Zahra

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

Uprooted, a painting exhibition by Zahra Nazari is a spotlight on the lives of immigrants through the unique lens of Nazari’s abstract art style. Read More

Jamaica Bay Pamphleteering Project

Nicholls, Sarah

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

My funded project included three letterpress printed publications on the history, ecology, and communities around Jamaica Bay in NYC, which were distributed to a mailing list of 150 people, as well as a walking tour and an artist talk. Read More

NLE Curatorial Lab: Intersecting Imaginaries

No Longer Empty

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Eight curators from NLE Curatorial Lab program presented "Intersecting Imaginaries" in the former Grand Plaza Hotel at 900 Grand Concourse- an exhibition that considers mapping as a method for understanding place, time, and identity in the Bronx. Read More

Martine Fougeron, Trades/Oficios/Métiers (2012)

No Longer Empty

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Martine Fougeron presents a selection of photographs called Trades/Oficios/ Métiers in the South Bronx. The project highlights the historic and economic importance of the industries of Hunts Point and Port Morris to the wider New York community. Read More

Artistic Responses to the Holocaust Using New Technology

Nobler, Leslie

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

I am creating a body of work AND art lessons for educators about WWII & the Holocaust. After researching Anne Frank and other heroes/survivors on-site and through literature, I respond with digital prints, art books, & “history-through-art” workshops Read More