Genres Fine Arts

Maternal Landscapes

Loomis, Jennifer

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Large 6’ wide photographic black and white prints of the pregnant nude shot on black and white film and printed on traditional gelatin silver fiber paper. The size abstracts the form leaving the viewer unable to recognize this body shape. Read More

Lorton Art Program

Lorton Art Program

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

The Lorton Art Program is a non-profit organization founded in 1975, which provides visual arts and art-based rehabilitative services to the DC Department of Corrections prison population with classes in drawing, painting and mixed media. Read More

Lorton Art Program

Lorton Arts

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Founded in 1975,Lorton Art Program (LAP) has provided education and training in the visual arts to thousands of men and women residents of the Department of Corrections facilities in Washington, D.C. Read More

OPHELIA

Marcin, Nadja Verena

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

“OPHELIA” is an architectural performance and video sculpture that draws from the Shakespearean character and Millais’s homonymous painting (1851-52) and re-imagines this mythical character within the framework of gender inequality and climate change. Read More

Justice in America

Margi Weir

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

Justice in America is a series of paintings that deal with the privatization and institutional racism in the U.S. prison system, military prisons, rendition, and immigration cruelty. The floor piece is about the tent cities where children were held after being separated from their parents. Read More

Bang! Bang!

Margi Weir

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

“Bang! Bang!” is the title of a traveling solo exhibition that dealt with gun violence, social justice and systemic racism. It consisted of four to six installation works and three paintings that traveled to Coastal Carolina University, St. Louis Community College (Ferguson) and Tulsa Oklahoma. Read More

Unified Field

Masley, Caitlin

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

These found plate glass works were made on location at the Abrons Art Center for AIRspace 2010. This site-specific installation was "grown" for the mass population to maximize their freedom to determine potential future of imagined structures. Read More

ERA

Matheson, William

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

In the fall of 2019 I attended the artist residency program Taipei Artist Village with financial assistance from the Puffin Foundation. At TAV I created a series of video installations that explored ecology, mutation and collapse. Read More

I Am My White Ancestors: Claiming the Legacy of Oppression, An installation and public engagement project

Mavor, Anne

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Installation of thirteen life-size photographic self-portraits and audio narratives that explore European-American heritage and the history of racism, classism, colonization, and genocide. The ancestors, real and imagined, stretch from the Celtic Iron Age to present day. Read More

The Soul of a River (Mo Shui)

McDonald, Marsha

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

Representing visually mindful, grounded conversations between landscape and perception, this project, created a meditational, sequenced seasonal portrait of the Milwaukee River, a workshop, and a visual/land language reading by poet Robert Grenier. Read More

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