Grantees All Years

Lights & Shadows

Allen, Francie

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

I created a sculpture installation made of life size dancing figures in wire netting, with theatre lights shining on them to form an environment of shadows. Located in downtown Bellingham, WA, opening night featured local dancers doing shadow play. Read More

“The Power of Good Will: African Americans and Jews together for Civil Rights”

Alliance of Ethics & Art Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Interviews with Blacks and Jews who fought for equality, North and South—even risking death--are powerful evidence of what Eli Siegel, founder of the education Aesthetic Realism, identified: "the force of ethics” working in people throughout history. Read More

Enduring Alliances: Jewish Refugee Scholars & Black Colleges in the South

Alliance of Ethics and Art, Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

Original research/interviews reveal how Black colleges in the segregated South (1930s-60) saved the lives of Jewish Refugee Scholars and their families from the Nazi Holocaust by offering them jobs, after US quotas were met. These Enduring Alliances continue today. Read More

A Journey of Conditional Love

Alston, Laura

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

Multimedia collage series highlighting the cultural identities of West Indian people and their influence across the diaspora. Read More

Table Alchemy

Amber Art and Design

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Table Alchemy advocates for food equity and addresses the lack of access to fresh produce within low income neighborhoods. Read More

“If I Had a Trillion Dollars” Youth Film Festival

American Friends Service Committee - IHTD Film Festival

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The "If I Had A Trillion Dollars" youth film festival asks youth ages 23 years old and younger, “If YOU had the power to choose, how would you spend 1 trillion dollars? What could that money do for your family, for your community?" Read More

Labor Arts Program (2014)

American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Labor Art classes for students grades 3-5 are held on Saturdays at the American Labor Museum to introduce children to the story of immigrants and the labor movement,then & now, as a means of inspiration to create performing and visual arts projects. Read More

Labor Arts Program

American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Labor Art classes for students grades 3-5 are on Saturdays at the Museum. Classes introduce students to the history and contemporary issues of immigrants and the labor movement, as a means of inspiration to create visual & performing arts projects. Read More

Pachamama: Mother World

Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Pachamama: Mother World is an exploration of Dance Theatre inspired by the male initiation rituals of the Selk’nam, a tribe in Argentina. The performance unfolds like a prehistoric commedia dell arte, reconnecting with the primal impulses of art. Read More

Accession

and Tamer Hassan , Armand Yervant Tufenkian

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

In this 16mm travelogue, Tamer Hassan and Armand Yervant Tufenkian trace a collection of letters, originally written to accompany seed packets sent between friends and families, across the U.S. Read More

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