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Spaghetti Dinners

Great Small Works

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

A decades-old series, cabaret-style performances in puppetry, music, spoken word, theater and dance, and spaghetti, supporting artistic experimentation and engagement with critical thinking, feeding ourselves and our audiences with food, with art, and with ideas. Read More

The Trip Wire Project

Colburn, Michele

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

The Trip Wire Project documents deaths of U.S. soldiers and noncombatant civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan since the beginning of US involvement 15 years ago.The artist knitted a stitch in military surplus trip wire. Read More

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

Fracking Photographs (2014)

Merolla, Brandi

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

I illustrate the many dangers associated with the entire fracking production process in my staged photographs, telling big stories with little figures. These vintage figurines are now living in an industrial nightmare just like many Americans. Read More

Mary DeWitt: Women Lifers training Canine Partners for Life

DeWitt, Mary

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

I paint the portraits and record the voices of a select group of life-sentenced women. Several women now train puppies for the disabled in the program Canine Partners for Life. I pair their voices describing this with the development of my portraits. Read More

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