upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

Colette Fu

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2013 Leeway Transformation Award – $15,000

Colette is a photographer, writer, and teacher. She has been making unique pop-up books for over a decade. Drawing upon Chinese paper cutting traditions, she makes work that promotes respect, love, and the beauty in diversity. She teaches art making as a way to give voice to communities of underrepresented groups. Colette has facilitated art-making workshops with the YWCA’s Home-Life Management Center, CFEVA’s Intergenerational Project, Asian Arts Initiative’s Social Practice Lab, and the Mural Arts Program of Philadelphia. She hopes that her artwork and efforts will elevate awareness and help people preserve their unique cultures and way of life—especially those most at risk of being marginalized. Colette hopes that her work expands understanding and changes perceptions of what one “expects” to see of gender, race, and cultural differences. 

 

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Leeway grant?

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
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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