Grantees All Years

“Onkel Oskar’s Suspenders”

Bulow, Peter

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

"Onkel Oskar's Suspenders", a sculptural installation in Sherman Creek Park, Inwood, NY, is a tribute to the life of my mother, Gizelle, who was liberated from the Budapest Ghetto to migrate from one country to another (Israel, Germany, India) until her arrival in NY in 1968. Read More

Suppressed Voices: Music of the Banished

Burning River Baroque

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Burning River Baroque brings diverse communities together through vibrant musical performances that inspire engaging dialogues and meaningful social change. Join us for a concert featuring composers and characters banished from their homeland as we consider current refugee crises around the world. Read More

Portrait Reading Event

Burnside, Nanci

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

After painting a dozen portraits and writing their life story a theater event is held. One by one the models sit on stage with their portrait while I read to the audience highlights from their life. Read More

The Big Cover Up

Bush, Diane aka Olson-Baskin, Diane

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Satirical "ImBLEACHments of political figures are incorporated into woven blankets that are then given away to Occupiers, and the homeless. These satirical portraits are photographed off the TV, printed and then splashed with household bleach. Read More

FOR PROFIT

Calafato, Aaron

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Aaron Calafato's FOR PROFIT is a vibrant solo-portrayal of “the exploitation of the American college student,” & told through the lens of an unwilling admission adviser. The play has been performed 43 times in 6 States this year. Read More

Portraits of the Ecological Self

Callas, Kimberly

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Is there an ecological self? Is there a place within us that remembers we are nature? Can this ‘self’ hold the answers about how to live sustainably within the cycles and limits of our home planet? I explore these questions through this art project. Read More

Arts Funding for Camp Kinderland

Camp Kinderland

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

Camp Kinderland is a multicultural summer camp and community that honors our progressive secular Jewish roots through our commitment to economic, racial, and social justice. Our programming  integrate progressive values with arts, recreation, and activism in a compassionate and caring environment. Read More

Girl Model

Carnivalesque Films

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

GIRL MODEL documents a complex supply chain between Siberia, Japan, and the U.S. within the modeling industry. The story is told through the eyes of the scout and a 13 year-old model. Read More

Learning How to Say Goodbye

Caroline Landau

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

In June of 2019, Caroline and photographer/videographer Oliver Rye traveled to Newfoundland to make molds of icebergs. This is an ongoing project that will continue into 2020 when the mold will then be replicated into glass and filled back up with its own glacier water. Read More

The Mischlinge Exposé

Carolyn Enger

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Through music and film, Carolyn Enger's Mischlinge Exposé paints a complex portrait of one of the greatest tragedies in the modern era and its continued relevance to our current historical moment. Read More

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