Genres Fine Arts

The Indifference of Wisdom


Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The Indifference of Wisdom questions our social norms by looking for works that embody transgression. We all seem to follow a pattern everyone is afraid to divert from. Read More

Rear view

Year Grant Awarded: 2022

Dorothea Osborn explored the history of whiteness in her own family going back to her first paternal settler in 1637 Each of the 6 panels in Osborn's fabric installation, Rear View, represents a different generation and their economic/social status of the artist's family. Read More

Map of Water Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

With a fascination for maps, the concept of mapping, and a deep sense of environmental changes, artist Susan Osgood began a series of monotype prints, paintings and drawings seeking to find and document the very essence of water. Read More

A Girl Mad as Birds (Nellie Bly and the Lunatic’s Ball)

Parry, Cheryl

Year Grant Awarded: 2022

This installation of portraits, poetic objects, preserved bird skins, nests and text explores the commonly belief in 19th century psychiatry that women were predisposed to madness. Journalist Nellie Bly’s exposé, Ten Days in a Madhouse, shed light on their misdiagnosis and horrific treatment. Read More

Counterpoint Project

Patrick Earl Hammie

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

This project is a co-creation with Patrick Earl Hammie and dancer and choreographer Endalyn Taylor that explores, discusses, and reframes the ongoing cultural and critical contributions of black ballerinas in dance and visual culture. Read More

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

Progressive Diasporas

Prajapati, Sheetal

Year Grant Awarded: 2022

Progressive Diasporas is a curatorial project series exploring the experiences and intersections of immigrant diasporas through a set of collaboratively developed, cumulative experiences and events featuring artist Umber Majeed and artist collective Adobo-Fish-Sauce. Read More

A SHRINE FOR THE LOST: The Sixth Extinction

Raine, Lauren

Year Grant Awarded: 2022

A "Shrine" Installation, with accompanying book and video "Litany", to remember and name lost and vanishing species in the Sixth Extinction. "A Shrine for the Lost" was created for Dia de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead). 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