upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

Kay Healy

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Kay healy

2018 Window of Opportunity Grant – $1,500

Kay was selected by the Women's Studio Workshop for a residency at KKV Grafik Studio in Malmö, Sweden this July. During the month-long residency, Kay will interview refugees from Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan, and create a series of life-sized, drawn, painted, and screen-printed installations addressing themes of home, loss, and displacement. The WOO grant will cover Kay's travel, accommodations and art supplies during her time in Sweden. 

As part of the residency, Kay will offer free art classes through Kontrapunkt, an organization that provides assistance and advocacy for refugees throughout Sweden. Through the classes, she hopes to build relationships with people that are interested in sharing their experiences, and to create work inspired by their stories. Select installations from the residency will be on view at the American Swedish Heritage Museum in South Philadelphia during their 2018-19 season.


Leeway grant?

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
Upcoming events
07/241:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Facebook LIVE Info Session

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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