Grantees All Years

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


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

[hyphen] Americans

Anderson-Staley, Keliy

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

This series of over 500 collodion tintypes portraits draws attention to the fact that images of ourselves exist within a history of images, and challenges photography's historical role in defining human difference. Read More


Ann P Meredith

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

The timely unprecedented diverse inclusive character driven play offering 6 female leads that passionately looks at the life long ramifications of sexual harassment rape & sexual assault & the healing power of reclaiming one’s stolen innocence through finding your voice & speaking the Truth Read More

Just Like Us

Ann Rosen Photography

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

I developed a digital photography program for women living in shelters in Brooklyn and Rochester, NY. Mastering these skills empowered them as they struggled with homelessness and poverty. My photographic portraits of these women will be exhibited at Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY in 2020. Read More

On Nochaway Presentation

Anna Gage Norton

Year Grant Awarded: 2021

This work documents one example of forest restoration to promote biodiversity for a sustainable ecosystem. During a critical time as we reach a point of no return for climate change, I believe it is crucial to highlight efforts by citizens and illustrate that global change begins locally. Read More


Anna Pasztor

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

“Entropy” is a three-channel video installation, which treats the topic of exploitation of physical labor. The installation was included in the “Expanding Art: an art and technology exhibition” and presented at Governors Island, at Harvestworks’ Gallery in the fall of 2019. Read More

Repatriation and Deception

Antaramian Hofman, Hazel

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Art and Ethnographic Project on Post-WWII Repatriation to Soviet Armenia consists of research of surviving repatriates to document their stories and photographs. Paintings and drawings are in response to the deceptive propaganda of the movement. Read More

Launch of the public art Mural Project: A Sense of Place

Appleby Foundation - Tahawus Center

Year Grant Awarded: 2022

Support for the 2022 launch of Au Sable Forks Outdoor Public Art Mural Project: "A Sense of Place" to foster local arts, culture, civic engagement - and joy! CHANGE is coming to Au Sable Forks, NY. Artist Georgeanne Gaffney, from Saranac Lake, is the selected muralist. Work begins in 2023. Read More

Portraits of New York Chinatown

Arai, Tomie

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Portraits of New York Chinatown is a collaborative oral history and mixed media installation led by visual artist Tomie Arai that is currently on view at the Museum of Chinese in America from December 13, 2013 – April 13, 2014. Read More

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