Grantee tags painting

Ring around the rosy – Booster Chair for Death Row

Cortes, Esperanza

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Booster chair for Death Row is an interdisciplinary installation which intersects my work as an educator and my interest as an artist. The work incorporates, sculpture, painting and street interviews concerning the issue of trying minors as adults. Read More

“Memories Interlaced”

Arroyo, Andrea

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Closing Reception for Andrea Arroyo’s "Memories Interlaced" exhibition, featuring female-centered works that examine notions of memory, belonging and body image, displayed in the historic Audubon Ballroom, the site of the assassination of Malcolm X. Read More

no/Dreams of Yorba Linda

Stuttman, Paula

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

“no/Dreams of Yorba Linda” positions the legacy of Richard M. Nixon as a framework for exploring the instability of human nature. It’s a project of loose connections worked out in the medium of paint. Read More

Urban Martyrs

Brown, Jasmine Iona

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

My project is a series of egg tempera portraits of murdered children of color painted in the Byzantine icon style. I want to address these tragic killings in a way that honors the humanity of the victims. 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

COnversations With Time

Gallimard, Gwylene

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

My project is a series of drawings on canvas and two paintings, linked to my participation in CONVERSATIONS WITH TIME, a collaborative project in West Baltimore. Read More

Amazonomachy

Fillenwarth, Bonnie

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

I linked the ancient Amazon women who would amputate a breast in order to better shoot a bow and arrow to the modern day fight against breast cancer. A portion of the sales went to local breast cnacer research. Read More

Shalom/Salaam: A Story of a Mystical Fraternity (2004)

Tom Block

Year Grant Awarded: 2005

The Shalom/Salaam Project highlights the strong Sufi influence on the development of Jewish mysticism, following this unfamiliar tale from 10th century in Spain, Egypt and the Holy Land, through the Kabbalah and into contemporary Jewish practice. Read More

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