upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

Shelley Spector

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(1) by Ken Yanoviak

2012 Art and Change Grant – $2,500

  • Neighborhood: Bella Vista
  • Change Partner: Robert Blackson
  • Discipline: Visual Arts

Shelley’s project, Mariposa, which is Spanish for butterfly, comes from the brand label on an old woolen blanket from which she is creating a sculpture. She is unraveling the blanket row by row and winding the wool onto hundreds of handmade wooden spools. This artistic action of metamorphosis mirrors the slow process of change in nature and is not social change in itself but a model for transformation, which requires time, tenacity, focus, and the ability to let go.


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

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