Genres Photography

[hyphen] Americans

Anderson-Staley, Keliy

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

This series of over 500 collodion tintypes portraits draws attention to the fact that images of ourselves exist within a history of images, and challenges photography's historical role in defining human difference. Read More

Aliza Augustine-Photographic Constructions

Augustine, Aliza

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Aliza Augustine’s series of photographs entitled Playing Grown Up and Is It Safe are narratives using miniature dolls. The Puffin Grant helped pay for printing and mounting photographs for a solo show at the Monmouth Museum in Lincroft, Read More

Intermarried

Ben-Zion, Yael

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

“Intermarried” explores the notion, and questions the implications, of intermarriage. I initiated the project by sending a message to my New York neighborhood’s online parent group inviting couples who define themselves as ‘mixed’ to participate. Read More

Dryland Water (2014)

Benedict, Bremner

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Natural springs, a vital origin of life in the desert, dammed river reservoirs, and dry lakebeds exist as oases in the American Southwest’s deserts. My photographs combine B&W and color to emphasize the life and death the struggle through time of dim Read More

Gridlines

Benedict, Bremner

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

Gridlines images are of electrical towers and lines stretching across open spaces in the American West. These photographs unsettle the viewer’s preconceptions of reality, by revealing patterns of beauty within a subject culturally regarded as ugly. Read More

New York is Beautiful (working title, 2014)

Brown-Osborne, Tyrone

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

New York is Beautiful examines the cultural, economic and ecological challenges facing small-scale farmers and homesteaders while also exploring comparative notions about race, class and identity. Read More

The Big Cover Up

Bush, Diane aka Olson-Baskin, Diane

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Satirical "ImBLEACHments of political figures are incorporated into woven blankets that are then given away to Occupiers, and the homeless. These satirical portraits are photographed off the TV, printed and then splashed with household bleach. Read More

Respect the Locals

Darkeem, Dennis- RedMoon

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

Respect the locals is a Mixed-Media documentary Art Exhibit and Photo book of Bronx Local community members who have survived in the Bronx for the last 50 years, Read More

tracing(s) belonging(s)

Davis, Sonia Louise

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

"tracing(s) belonging(s)" is an ongoing site-specific investigation made both in and about Harlem. Using a large format view camera, I mine the public and private archive, exploring collective memory and family history. *see image credit below* Read More

Counterpoint 2010: Approximating Truth

Dempsey, Dean

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

2nd Annual West Coast Exhibition of Artists Using Photography Read More

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