Genres Photography

First Comes Love

Proud, B.

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

First Comes Love is a celebration of long-term relationships in the LGBTQ community through black and white photographic portraits with accompanying stories, and video. The hardbound book published by Soleil Press will be available in September 2014. Read More

Back to the Beginning – Bastrop State Park

Reid, Stephanie

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

“Back to the Beginning – Bastrop State Park” is a photography project created to raise funds for the 6,600-acre park after the worst wildfire in Texas history devastated a large portion of it.In the fall of 2011, the majority of the 6,600-acre Bastro Read More

Two Sisters

Sablin, Nadia

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

Two Sisters details the daily routines of elderly unmarried women, whose lives in a small Russian village have suffered little change over the decades. Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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