Genres Fine Arts

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

” These Memories Bear Traces Of Tears: ” Relief Reliquaries/Ex-Voto.

Del Reverda-Jennings, D.

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

The appreciated support enabled the purchase of materials to create a series of sculptural relief artpieces in honor of deceased loved ones, of memory, spirit, sorrow, inner child's utter loneliness, the very act of death itself as well as the stinging acceptance of passing on. 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

Amazons Among Us: An Antidote to Gender Misconceptions

Dodson, Donna

Year Grant Awarded: 2022

My project, Amazons Among Us: An Antidote to Gender Misconceptions, was exhibited at the Brandeis University Women's Studies Research Center Kniznick Gallery in November 2022. The Puffin Funds were used to complete the final animation that became a focal point of the exhibition and related programs. 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

Bearing Witness

Douglas, Pam

Year Grant Awarded: 2022

Bearing Witness is an art book that tells the stories of refugees. In drawings and paintings, it invites audiences into fictional lives escaping wars and climate change. Its 448 pages have two parts: the journeys and the camp. This is a work of dramatized art that mirrors today’s reality. Read More


Dunn, Teresa

Year Grant Awarded: 2022

Exhibition Catalog of 16 paintings with essay by Teri Henderson to accompany my solo exhibition of paintings entitled "US" at the Dennos Museum in Traverse City, Michigan 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

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