Genres Fine Arts

Rural Women Unseen

Bortner, Lorrie

Year Grant Awarded: 2008

Represented through painting local rural women of the Taos, NM area. Read More

Taos Community Mural

Bortner, Lorrie

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

Lorrie Bortner and local youth designed and executed a mural on the exterior wall of the Taos Youth and Family Center, Taos, NM. It includes cultural and seasonal elements. It's title is Seasons of Taos. Young children painted the fish on the bottom. Read More

Stack and Rack

BroLab Collective

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A large scale public sculpture, Stack and Rack, consists of sixteen modular blocks assembled in two variations on during Newark Open Doors 2012 in Newark, NJ. Read More

Urban Martyrs

Brown, Jasmine Iona

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

My project is a series of egg tempera portraits of murdered children of color painted in the Byzantine icon style. I want to address these tragic killings in a way that honors the humanity of the victims. Read More

“Onkel Oskar’s Suspenders”

Bulow, Peter

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

"Onkel Oskar's Suspenders", a sculptural installation in Sherman Creek Park, Inwood, NY, is a tribute to the life of my mother, Gizelle, who was liberated from the Budapest Ghetto to migrate from one country to another (Israel, Germany, India) until her arrival in NY in 1968. Read More

Portrait Reading Event

Burnside, Nanci

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

After painting a dozen portraits and writing their life story a theater event is held. One by one the models sit on stage with their portrait while I read to the audience highlights from their life. Read More

Portraits of the Ecological Self

Callas, Kimberly

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Is there an ecological self? Is there a place within us that remembers we are nature? Can this ‘self’ hold the answers about how to live sustainably within the cycles and limits of our home planet? I explore these questions through this art project. Read More

Learning How to Say Goodbye

Caroline Landau

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

In June of 2019, Caroline and photographer/videographer Oliver Rye traveled to Newfoundland to make molds of icebergs. This is an ongoing project that will continue into 2020 when the mold will then be replicated into glass and filled back up with its own glacier water. Read More

The Trip Wire Project

Colburn, Michele

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

The Trip Wire Project documents deaths of U.S. soldiers and noncombatant civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan since the beginning of US involvement 15 years ago.The artist knitted a stitch in military surplus trip wire. Read More

Ring around the rosy – Booster Chair for Death Row

Cortes, Esperanza

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Booster chair for Death Row is an interdisciplinary installation which intersects my work as an educator and my interest as an artist. The work incorporates, sculpture, painting and street interviews concerning the issue of trying minors as adults. Read More

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