upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

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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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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07/241:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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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 on Facebook LIVE and get your questions answered.​

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08/087:00 pm - 8:30 pm

12x12: LaTreice Branson

High-functioning fatigue. Pride in overworking and extending yourself. Getting the job done at all costs. It's the "exhaustion complex" in full force. Join artist and educator LaTreice Branson in this vivacious and personal exploration of the challenges of being an exhausted woman. Follow LaTreice's musical journey from exhaustion to relaxation and self-love, and then join in, re-setting your heart, mind, and body, with a joy-filled, interactive drumming finale.

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