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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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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Grant Info Session at Mt. Airy Art Garage

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Understanding Taxes for Artists

Leeway is partnering with CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia and Vision Driven Artists for three sessions designed to help artists understand tax season!

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