Grantees All Years

Taos Community Mural

Bortner, Lorrie

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

Lorrie Bortner and local youth designed and executed a mural on the exterior wall of the Taos Youth and Family Center, Taos, NM. It includes cultural and seasonal elements. It's title is Seasons of Taos. Young children painted the fish on the bottom. Read More

Grassroots Battle by the Gichigami (2014)

Boswell, Tom

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Wetlands and Chippewa culture are threatened by plans for an open-pit mine in Wisconsin. This documentary project by journalist Tom Boswell, to include a photo exhibit and news articles,is designed to inform the public about risks posed by the mine. Read More

Braata Folk Singers 5th Anniversary Concert (2014)

Braata Folk Singers

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A concert of Caribbean folk music celebrating 5 years of performance and preservation of Caribbean folk music in the New York Tri-state area Read More

The Death Card

Bradley, Dominic

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The Death Card is a short film about the director's evolving relationship with suicide. Read More

The Land of Orange Groves & Jails

Branfman, Judy

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

In "The Land of Orange Groves & Jails," LA’s infamous free speech and labor battles set the stage for aunt Yetta's 1929 Supreme Court case for flying a red flag at a summer camp – she helped lay the foundation for our right to protest and dissent. Read More

Play Development

Break A Leg Productions

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Break A Leg (BAL) Productions is committed to helping playwrights put new plays on their feet, often for the very first time as full productions and a variety of reading series. BAL follows every performance with a talkback involving playwrights and other invited guests. Read More

Stack and Rack

BroLab Collective

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A large scale public sculpture, Stack and Rack, consists of sixteen modular blocks assembled in two variations on during Newark Open Doors 2012 in Newark, NJ. Read More

Play By Play

Brooklyn Preserve

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

Play By Play is a monthly reading of new plays; a workshop for playwrights allowing the entire play to be read aloud and discussed. It meets in a historic church in Oakland, CA around a long heavy wooden table where conversation gets Real. Read More

Urban Martyrs

Brown, Jasmine Iona

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

My project is a series of egg tempera portraits of murdered children of color painted in the Byzantine icon style. I want to address these tragic killings in a way that honors the humanity of the victims. Read More

New York is Beautiful (working title, 2014)

Brown-Osborne, Tyrone

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

New York is Beautiful examines the cultural, economic and ecological challenges facing small-scale farmers and homesteaders while also exploring comparative notions about race, class and identity. Read More

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