upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

Emily Richardson

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1997 Leeway Award

My attraction to working in fiber stems from the range of possibilities offered by the materials and techniques. From the fluid act of painting on cloth, to the focused visual attention of arranging parts, to the tactile working of the stitches, I am continually excited by what I see.

My visual responses guide the process. I will expand a form that emerges out of adjacent fabrics; echo a line I've noticed twice already in paint and in cloth; articulate a pattern that appears too subtle; or use layers of sheer fabrics to deepen a color, alter a value, define a line, or mask what lies beneath.

Throughout the process, I am involved in an interplay between fresh responses and returning to influences, a balancing of structure and freedom.


Leeway grant?

Art and Change Grant

The Art and Change Grant (ACG) 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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03/2712:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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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03/276:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Infosession at Taller Puertorriqueño

Learn more about our grant programs and application process at this information session!

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