Grantees All Years

PAINTING: HIGGS BOSON, PORTRAIT OF THE FIRST WOMAN

Montealegre, Eva

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

PAINTING: HIGGS BOSON, OIL ON CANVAS, 64" X 100", PETER HIGGS CREATION THEORY, A DANCE, FABRIC, RIBBON, PAINTING 3-D EXPERIENCE WITH MUSIC BY IMPROV CLASSICAL COMPOSER, JONATHAN GRASSE, TRUMPETER, BRUCE FRIEDMAN AND CHOREOGRAPHER, BEATRIZ VASQUEZ Read More

Music Connects Lives

Moonlight Serenade

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

Moonlight Serenade has made it their mission to enrich the quality of life for seniors and people with disabilities in nursing homes, senior living facilities and independent senior groups by presenting concerts of fine classical music. Read More

“Transmigration – Magic Mushroom World Series” Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Mushroom spores are parasitic to dead-creatures or plants and grow mushroom. This is like a Transmigration or Reincarnation. The shape, color, and fragility of mushroom is very mysterious. This mystery inspired me to start my Magic Mushroom project Read More

Counter drone-war cable TV public information advertising

Mottern, Nicholas

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

This project airs 15-second cable TV ads on major channels in U.S. communities hosting drone control centers, urging drone operators not to fly war drone missions. Read More

CONSTANTS: a performance journey in history along the Schuylkill River

Movement Brigade

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

An interactive and site specific performance work, CONSTANTS explored how the Schuylkill River has been a constant factor in the lives of Philadelphians since the inception of the city. Audience members traveled with performers on land and in canoes. Read More

Burning Ice

Mueller, Ellen

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

This body of work examines the changing societal attitudes about land and its uses. Using satellite imagery as my source material, I meticulously rendered views of endangered geographies in graphite on paper, eventually publishing an artist book. Read More

Soy Sefardi: A Concert Celebrating the Jews of Spain (2014)

Murad, Nicole

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

New York based duo, soprano Nicole Murad and guitarist Eric B. Davis, will take you on a journey as you listen to the beautiful melodies and language of the Sephardim reflecting an oral tradition that spans a period over 500 years. Read More

Bonaparte/Patterson

Murals of Baltimore (2006)/MIchael Kirby

Year Grant Awarded: 2006

A mural depicting the love affair between Napolean's younger brother, Jerome Bonaparte, and a girl from Baltimore, Elizabeth Patterson. The mural is a 3D Street Art project that is meant to be viewed on an angle. Read More

Surreal

Murals of Baltimore (2008)/MIchael Kirby

Year Grant Awarded: 2008

A 3D street painting created using anamorphic or forced perspective. Michael Kirby developed this unique style while studying art 20 years ago. This ephemeral street painting was created in the state of Maryland Read More

Spy Vs. Us: MoRUS 5th Annual Film Fest:

Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space (MoRUS)

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

Our 5th Annual Film Fest: Spy Vs. Us focused on a range of techniques used to spy on and disrupt community groups, including environmental, civil rights, and anti-war organizations. The festival featured films on these topics as well as hosted Q&As with directors and activists. Read More

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