upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Nkechi

Nkechi
(1) by Zamani Feelings

Born and Raised in Los Angeles, California, Nkechi is a multimedia artist and the first Artist in Residence at The Colored Girls Museum. Nkechi is a recent graduate of Bryn Mawr College whose passion for reading and storytelling pushed her to obtain a degree in English Literature. While at Bryn Mawr, Nkechi created and directed The Faculty Diversity Initiative, the College’s first professional development component tackling diversity related classroom conflicts. As such, themes of race, social hierarchy, and displacement are all quite present in her work. During her residency, Nkechi is working on a series of essays tackling literacy, black womanhood, black joy, intersectionality, and more. Stay tuned for updates about her progress. 

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Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists and cultural producers 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. [read more]

deadline 05/15
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