Genres Fine Arts

Social Fabric

Craft and Folk Art Museum

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The Craft and Folk Art Museum presented Social Fabric, an exhibition of seven contemporary artists who confront the problems of mass production and consumption through fiber-based art that incorporates social engagement and public interaction. Read More

The Memory Persists

Creek, Nicole

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

This work consists of three clear acrylic panels, 12”x15”x1/4The first panel is inlaid with rectangular silver wire in the shape of the Star of David. The second panel is embedded with barbed wire. The third panel is a photograph of Holocaust surv Read More

Mapping Nungua

Cross Cultural Collaborative

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Creating a map to identify artisans in a Ghanaian village so that visitors can locate and interact with artisans on a personal level thus developing an understanding of African art and traditions. Read More

North Star

Daniels, Katherine

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

North Star, a fence weaving installation at 2171 Fredrick Douglas Boulevard and 117th Street in Harlem New. York, celebrates the legacy of Fredrick Douglass' first newspaper North Star and transforms the fenced lot into a piece of public art. Read More

Cages and Cases

Del Prete, Laura

Year Grant Awarded: 2008

The pieces created are a reflection from my foray into collage and assemblage, exploring how the visual translates into the tactile. Art that is not removed, isolated, and unobtainable, but art that tells a narrative; that is inviting and familiar. Read More

Mary DeWitt: Women Lifers training Canine Partners for Life

DeWitt, Mary

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

I paint the portraits and record the voices of a select group of life-sentenced women. Several women now train puppies for the disabled in the program Canine Partners for Life. I pair their voices describing this with the development of my portraits. Read More

Illinois River Project

Don Hải Phú Daedalus

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

The Illinois River Projects pilots the process of using the fish bones of invasive carp to remediate soil polluted with heavy metals. Read More

The Journey Home Project

Dunnagan, Lindsey

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

This labyrinth is made from ideas of home. For the past year, people from North Texas and beyond submitted special locations and then I painted them onto clear acrylic walls that form a meditative path. The project offers a journey of treasures. Read More

Invasion

Ferara, Eileen

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

Invasion is a print-based installation and book art project inspired by a single seedpod known as Devil’s Head Pods. The plant is a non-native invasive species to North America. Exhibited at gaia studio gallery, the work aims to promote contemplation of the fragility of balance in the environment. Read More

‘A Study of Form in Light and Shadow’

Figura, Gregg

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

'A Study of Form in Light and Shadow' is an active metaphor which embodies the environmental and societal changes we experience in a world that is in a constant state of change through… natural chaos. Chaos, is a complex state of order which is experientially rational and irrational - simultaneousl Read More

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