upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Barb Baur

Barb Baur
(1) by Pat Woodruff

Barb Baur is an artist, jeweler and educator with occasional adventures into belly dancing, musical instrument repair, pressure cooking, caregiving and homeschooling. Her art is made using traditional jewelry processes and computer aided design (CAD). Having spent twelve years living on a sailboat and traveling along the East coast of the US, Barb creates wearable art based on the forms of sailing vessels as well as more traditional jewelry. As an educator, she is passionate about inspiring creativity along with imparting knowledge. Barb lives and works in Northeast Philadelphia, not far from where she grew up. She received her MFA in 2017 in Metals/Jewelry/ CAD-CAM from Tyler School of Art.


Leeway grant?

Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists living in Greater Philadelphia who create art for social change and have done so for the past five years or more, demonstrating a long-term commitment to social change work. 2018 applications will be available in January, 2018. [read more]

deadline 05/15
Upcoming events
12/145:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Leeway, CultureWorks, Bread and Roses and Philly PR Girl Present Holiday YAY

Kick off the holiday party season with Bread & Roses Community Fund, CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, Leeway Foundation, and Philly PR Girl. We're all neighbors in The Philadelphia Building and we want to celebrate you! 

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