Genres Fine Arts

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

Conservation Art

Ross, Deborah

Year Grant Awarded: 2021

The project was a series of painting workshops with children in the villages surrounding Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar. The end product of these workshops will be of a mosaic of images of the children and the paintings to be printed on vinyl to be permanently exhibited at the park entrance. 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


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 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

The Never Ending Greed Story

Sanfiorenzo, Phyllis

Year Grant Awarded: 2022

“The NeverEnding Greed Story” is a climate change installation. This design is a response to the struggle against the apathy and complacency of global warming. When the threat of creature comforts are at stake, my design questions what role does money play into global warming? Read More

Ecotones, Blue Ridge Series

Sell, Amie

Year Grant Awarded: 2022

These sculptural forms abstractly explore the overlaps of these thriving buffers, visualizing coexistence. Ecotones are the transitional zone between two ecological communities, often rich in biodiversity. The layered landscapes show interconnections between the terrain, geology, water, flora... Read More

Composition for Forests

Shawn Skabelund

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

A site-specific, place-based installation designed for concert pianist Janice ChenJu Chiang to perform inside the work, and for viewers to be allowed to wander through the installation as they listened to the performance. 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