upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

November 2015

Book Release: Dirty River: A Queer Femme of Color Dreaming Her Way Home at Wooden Shoe

December 4 from 7:00pm-9:00pm at the Wooden Shoe (704 South St, Philadelphia). [learn more]

Kay Wood’s Environmental Radioshow

Planet Philadelphia is a mix of environmental news, interviews, music, poetry, and reporting on community events. [learn more]

New Exhibit: Afro-Latino in Philadelphia: Stories from El Barrio

Afro-Latino in Philadelphia: Stories from El Barrio work acknowledges the role of African heritage within Latino identity. [learn more]

Women Social Innovation Prize Deadline Jan 15

The award is seed money given annually to an emerging "social innovator" who develops a creative and entrepreneurial solution to a difficult problem affecting a segment of women, girls and families. [learn more]

Iresha Picot’s New Book “The Color of Hope: People of Color Mental Health Narratives”

Iresha Picot (ACG ’11) and Vanessa Hazzard co-edited The Color of Hope: People of Color Mental Health Narratives. [learn more]

Call for Artists: 2016 Performances in Public Spaces Program

Creative Philadelphia – the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) is now accepting applications for the upcoming year of Performances in Public Spaces [learn more]

Fleisher Art Memorial’s Teen Lounge Seeks Teaching Artists

Teen Lounge at Fleisher Art Memorial is accepting project proposals from teaching artists for paid residencies. [learn more]

Patricia Goodrich December Events

Patricia Goodrich (WOO ’03) will join 52 artists from 33 countries in Inter-Art Romania's Climate Change exhibition at the United Nations (46th St & 1st Ave, NYC). The opening reception will be held on December 8 at 6pm. [learn more]

Visual AIDS Curatorial Residency Deadline Nov 15

Visual Aids is calling for applications for a one-month residency, to take place in March of 2016, in New York City. [learn more]

Two New Articles by Sara Zia Ebrahimi on Art, Motherhood and Web Series

Sara Zia Ebrahimi (LTA ’14, ACG ’11, ’09) recently published "How Pinterest Lets This Mom Still Make Films" for Pyraraph, an online magazine for creative people and "Five Awesome Web Series Starring Women of Color" for Bitch Media. [learn more]

Call for Applications: Center For Emerging Visual Artist Visual Art Fellowship

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) is pleased to announce that the 2016 Visual Artist Fellowship application is now available on-line. All professional visual artists are encouraged to apply. Deadline: December 15 2015 [learn more]

Building a Creative Life as a Teaching Artist Workshop on November 19

Beth Pulcinella (LTA ’09, ACG ’08), Jennifer Turnbull (ACG ’09), and Magda Martinez (LTA ’05, WOO ’01) are featured panelist for Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) workshop Building a Creative Life as a Teaching Artist. The session will include tips for building skills and networks, advice on finding work, and the important role teaching artists play in the Philadelphia cultural scene. [learn more]

Sonia Sanchez at First Person Arts Festival

Poet Laureate Sonia Sanchez (LTA ’05) performs at First Personal Art’s Festival’s Women's Voices on the Revolution on Wednesday, November 11 at 7:30pm at Christ Church Neighborhood House [learn more]

Juntos Presents an Evening with Jennicet Gutiérrez

Juntos (1537 S. 6th St) will host My Existence Is Resistance: An Evening with Jennicet Gutiérrez, The Activist who Interrupted Obama on Friday November 16 at 6pm. [learn more]

Eiko Fan at PAAFF

Eiko Fan (LTA ’12, WOO ’98) will screen her documentary Romaine on Saturday November 21 at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF). The film follows 94-year-old blind artist Romaine Samworth, who uses vibrant colors to tell personal stories through sculpture. [learn more]