upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

Heather Raquel Phillips

Heather Raquel Phillips
(1) by From performance piece, "No Title." 2016

Heather Raquel Phillips is an interdisciplinary artist working in performance, video, text and photography. A native of Philadelphia, Heather Raquel received her BFA from Tyler School of Art (2008) and her MFA and Time-based Media Certificate from University of Pennsylvania (2016) where she was the recipient of the prestigious Toby Devon Lewis Fellowship & the Stuart Egnal Scholarship Award. As the reigning Ms. Philadelphia Leather 2017, Phillips is merging activism and art via the BDSM community. She has recently showed work at Mama Gallery, LA, the Ice Box Project Space in Philadelphia and BLAM Gallery In Brooklyn, NY. She is currently a lecturer at The University of Pennsylvania.

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Art and Change Grant

The Art and Change Grant provides project-based grants of up to $2,500 to women and trans* artists and cultural producers in greater Philadelphia to fund art for social change projects. [read more]

deadline 03/01
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11/2410:00 pm - 11:00 pm

REEL Change Double Feature

Rounding out the final Saturday of features with a double header as part of Leeway's 25th Anniversary Film Festival.

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12/022:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Looking Forward: The Future of Leeway Community Meeting

A collective visioning of what the next 25 years of supporting artists and cultural producers could look like in the name of equity and social change.

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