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New on the KFW Blog

In our latest guest blog post, KFW Board member Rebecca Amsler talks about her relationship to the concept of feminism.

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By |May 11th, 2017|News|

We Want Your Feeback!

Tell us what you think about residencies at Hopscotch House. Are you interested in a long term residency and/or a community workshop with KFW? Click to give us your feedback with a short survey!

By |May 11th, 2017|News|

In the Beginning

The following guest blog is from Shayla D. Johnson, a Lexington-based artist and member of the KFW Board.
In the Beginning
“In the beginning God created……..” (Genesis 1:1a) I love that God’s first “movement” was to “create”; it justifies why He created me the way He created me. I am movement. I am breath. I am art. I create.

Dance […]

By |May 10th, 2017|KFW Blog|

Community Workshop with George Ella Lyon

George Ella Lyon will present a community workshop on June 10 at Hopscotch House. Titled “Taking Yourself By Surprise,” this workshop features ways to get out of our routine and let new energy, new shapes, and new voices come through.

Space is limited to 15 people. Registrations are first come, first served.

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By |May 7th, 2017|News|

Scatter Me Some Seeds

The following guest blog is from KFW Board member Lee Alcott.

Scatter Me Some Seeds
Stories fill my head as I begin to write this blog…which direction to take? Should I focus on myself? My art? My children? My work? Feminist art? The art of humanity? The art of social justice? Should I write about the 35 plus years […]

By |March 28th, 2017|KFW Blog|

Spotlight on Sara Martin: Blues Pioneer

The following guest blog is from Ellen Birkett Morris, a Louisville-based writer.
Spotlight on Sara Martin: Blues Pioneer

Kentucky has a rich musical heritage that continues to this day, but few are aware of the legacy of Sara Martin, a popular blues singer of the 1920s who was known as “the blues sensation of the West.”

Sara was born in […]

By |February 15th, 2017|KFW Blog|

Artist Rejuvenation in Paducah

The following guest blog is from KFW Board member Jacquelyn Carruthers—a nurse and artist living in Paducah, KY. Below she shares her story of a mural project in her community.
Artistic Rejuvenation in Paducah
Like many downtown areas from yesteryear which have vacant buildings due to urban expansion from construction of malls, Paducah has one building that caught the eye of […]

By |January 21st, 2017|KFW Blog|

KFW Day 2016

We celebrated KFW Day 2016 at Hopscotch House on September 24. We had an excellent turnout of Kentucky feminists and artists who got to make valuable networking connections. Of course, we also honored this years Firestarter and Sallie Bingham Award winners, the comic book artist Annie Erskine and the poet/multimedia artist Bianca Lynne Spriggs.

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By |October 20th, 2016|News|

Download the KFW Annual Report

The KFW Annual Report Is Available. 

It’s been a busy and transformational fiscal year. As we celebrate KFW Day, we are happy to share with our community information on our grants, residencies, awards, and new initiatives.

Click here to view KFW’s annual report.

By |September 24th, 2016|News|

2016 Sallie Bingham and Firestarter Award Winners Announced

2016 Sallie Bingham and Firestarter Award Winners Announced
On behalf of the KFW team, we invite you to join us in congratulating Bianca Lynn Spriggs and Annie Erskine. These two change makers have won the Sallie Bingham and Firestarter Awards! We will honor these artists at KFW Day this September.

The Sallie Bingham Award Winner: Bianca Lynn […]

By |September 1st, 2016|News|
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