upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

Eli VandenBerg

Manager of Creative Employment Services, Community Integrated Services

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Eli VandenBerg is the Manager of Creative Employment Services at Community Integrated Services, where he provides professional support to artists and artisans with disabilities. Eli graduated with a BFA in printmaking from Arcadia University and an MFA in printmaking from Pratt Institute.  He serves on the Art Gallery Committee at the William Way LGBT Community Center and the board of the Leeway Foundation.  Artistic pursuits include quilting, printmaking, woodworking and drawing and projects include Body in Progress: a TransitionObjectifying Identity and Slogans and Battle Cries, a mobile Letterpress sign printing workshop, for which he was awarded a 2012 Leeway Art and Change Grant. His work has been shown both nationally and internationally, including The National Queer Arts Festival, San Francisco, CA; Femina Potens Gallery, San Francisco, CA, The Print Making Center of New Jersey, Branchburg, NJ, Gallery Affero; Newark, NJ and The William Way LGBT Community Center in both their 30th Anniversary exhibition and a solo show in winter of 2009. His work has also appeared in several books and journals including the anthology Self-Organizing Men: Conscious Masculinities in Time and Space published in 2006 by Homofactus Press and Chroma: A Queer Literary Journal, London, UK. His work is included in many public and private collections including the Print and Picture Collection of the Free Library of Philadelphia.  www.elivandenberg.com

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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