Genres Photography

The Fruitful Wound: Photographs of Harlem Gardens

Santella, Dennis

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Since the summer of 2008 I have been mapping and photographing Community Gardens and lots in Harlem. Unlike buildings and storefronts, owned and constructed by others, the gardens are planned and constructed according to the whims of their members. Read More

The Anacostia Project

Schlyer, Krista

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

This is a multi-year documentary project about the Anacostia River in Washington DC. Photography of this river, its wildlife and people, will be used to raise public consciousness about degradation and restoration of this historic watershed. Read More

Farmworker Women in Western New York

Sorrentino, Joseph

Year Grant Awarded: 2006

Although the majority of farmworkers in the US are men from Latin America, in recent years, more women have started to work on farms. For this project, I documented the lives of Mexican women working on farms in western New York. Read More

Los Cafetaleros: The Coffee Growers

Sorrentino, Joseph

Year Grant Awarded: 2008

Some of the world’s best coffee is grown in the remote mountains of southern Mexico. I traveled to villages in the mountains of Oaxaca and Puebla to document what life is like for coffee growers, who typically earn just $2 a day. Read More

Fair Trade Coffee

Sorrentino, Joseph

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

Although coffee growers in the mountains of Oaxaca and Puebla in Mexico grow gourmet coffee that may sell for as much as $10 a pound, they typically earn about $2 a day. Fair Trade organizations pay farmers more for their coffee. I visited villages Read More

Good Luck with the Sun

Steinke, Krista

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

"Good Luck with the Sun" is a photographic project that focuses on the sun as the main subject in order to explore the complexity of the natural world and the physical and psychological impact of our greatest energy source. Read More


Stoddard, Christine

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Mixteco/RVA is a photographic book art project about the author's yearlong journey toward understanding linguistic injustice amongst Virginia's Latin American immigrants—Spanish-speaking and otherwise. Read More


Svalbonas, Krista

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Displacement captures the traces of former WWII Displacement Camps in a series of laser cut pigment prints on paper. Read More

Bad Luck, Hot Rocks

Thompson, Ryan

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

'Bad Luck, Hot Rocks' is a series of photographs of stolen and confiscated petrified wood at the Petrified Forest National Park. 'Temporary Monument' (pictured) was built with returned and confiscated petrified wood at the Petrified Forest. Read More

Killing Season Chicago

Wortendyke, Krista

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Killing Season Chicago is a data driven installation comprised of photographs from 172 homicide sites in Chicago during the summer of 2010. This grant translated the large-scale art installation into an impactful, online representation of the work. Read More

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