upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

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 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
Upcoming events
06/111:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Grant Info Session in West Chester

Are you thinking about applying for the Art and Change Grant or the Leeway Transformation Award but not sure of how to go about it? Join us for one of these information sessions to learn how to prepare your application for the 2018 grants. 

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06/137:00 pm - 8:30 pm

12x12: Gabriela Sanchez

What is an invisible disability? Do you have one, the person sitting next to you? The Hidden Disabilities Project will be Power Street Theatre Company’s next foray into experimental theatre making. With this new and exciting piece created by the only Women of Color led theatre company in Philadelphia, take an immersive journey exploring the gray areas of having an invisible disability in a black and white world.

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