Grantees All Years

“Memories Interlaced” by Andrea Arroyo

Arroyo, Andrea

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Arroyo’s female-centered works repurpose used fabrics to examine notions of memory, belonging and body image, and are displayed within the striking architectural elements of the Audubon Ballroom, c.1912 and the site of the assassination of Malcolm X. Read More

Tribute to the Disappeared

Arroyo, Andrea

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Tribute to the Disappeared is an art project in honor of the 30000 people disappeared in Mexico, and other victims of injustice around the world. Curated by Andrea Arroyo over 350 international artists participating. Read More

Art in the Endangered Everglades (“Alligators and Artists”)

Artists In Residence In Eveglades Inc./Donna Marxer

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

Artists In Residence In Everglades (AIRIE) produced “Alligators and Artists”, a 13-minute DVD and brochure that is actively used to fund raise for our many projects bringing both attention to the endangered Everglades National Park and its artists. Read More

Expanded Art Ideas

Artists Space

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Expanded Art Ideas, Artists Space’s arts in education program, places teaching artists in the classrooms of two underserved New York City public schools, supplying art education to approximately 200 at-risk middle school students annually. Read More

The Federico García Lorca Mural #4

Artmakers Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The fourth and last of the Federico García Lorca Murals is based on Lorca's poem Sleepless City/Brooklyn Bridge Nocturne. It brings the poetry of the Spanish poet and dramatist to the streets and celebrates the multiculturalism of Bushwick, Brooklyn Read More

Playback Theatre Festival 2012

Arts Rising

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

October 5-8 2012, D.C, the Playback Theatre Festival "Making Life Visible" convened 150 performing artists, from 39 troupes, featured 40 workshops on social impact and artistry, and offered community plenaries and 6 public performances. Read More

Breaking the Cycle of Youth Vandalism Through Beautification

Arts to Grow

Year Grant Awarded: 2015

Arts to Grow students ages 6 and up living in Lincoln Park Apartments in Newark worked with visual arts TA Catt Melendez to create a mural celebrating their neighborhood. Read More

Paid, art and skill-building internships for teens

ArtWorks for Milwaukee

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

“I developed a stronger sense of responsibility and a more positive outlook on my community.” That’s what one ArtWorks’ high school intern said about their internship. Thirty-four teens not only earned income, but explored their creativity, helped the community, and developed transferable job skil Read More

Nurse Asistio: Living the Filipino American Dream

Asistio, Lesley

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Nurse Asistio is about a Pilipina woman, who in an attempt to fulfill her mother’s hopes for her to become a nurse, tries to attain the American Dream while still staying true to her roots. This multi-character, surrealist-comedy explores dreams, happiness, relationships, and self-actualization. Read More

Aliza Augustine-Photographic Constructions

Augustine, Aliza

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Aliza Augustine’s series of photographs entitled Playing Grown Up and Is It Safe are narratives using miniature dolls. The Puffin Grant helped pay for printing and mounting photographs for a solo show at the Monmouth Museum in Lincroft, Read More

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