upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2018

Meg Lemieur and Bri Barton

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Meg Lemieur Bri Barton
(2) by Caren Savo

2017 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

In the Water Ways project, Bri and Meg will illustrate four pen-and-ink posters exposing the environmental dangers of oil and gas industries that threaten the health of the most vulnerable populations in the Greater Philadelphia area. They will gather interviews from affected people and work with them to draw their stories. Through regional storytelling events and workshops featuring the posters as a teaching tool, Water Ways will raise awareness, fundraise, and build connections between regional resistance groups.

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Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists living in the Delaware Valley region 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
10/2811:00 am - 5:00 pm

awQward Talent Camp Philly: A Weekend Workshop by Trans & Queer Artists of Color

This 12-hour workshop over the course of two days will make space for artists of all disciplines to strengthen their work through writing. Artists J Mase III (ACG '07), Brooklyn Dreamwolf (YaliniDream & Jendog Lonewolf), Dane Figueroa Edidi, and Regie Cabico will facilitate workshops on performance, hip hop lyricism, writing and more. 

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12/031:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Conversation and Workshop with Kameelah Janan Rasheed

On Sunday, December 3, join Institute of Contemporary Art for a conversation and workshop with Kameelah Janan Rasheed—an artist whose work is featured in the exhibition Speech/Acts—co-presented with the Leeway Foundation.

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