Meet New Board Member, Raabia Wazir-Robinette!

 
Meet the Board Member: Empathy, Compassion, and Action Drive Raabia Wazir-Robinette 
“Empathy isn’t just something that happens to us – a meteor shower of synapses firing across the brain – it’s also a choice we make: to pay attention, to extend ourselves. It’s made of exertion, that dowdier cousin of impulse. Sometimes we care for another because we […]

By |March 21st, 2019|KFW Blog|

Pushing Boundaries, Taking Flight: The Extraordinary Life of Aviatrix Willa Beatrice Brown

Pushing Boundaries, Taking Flight: The Extraordinary Life of Aviatrix Willa Beatrice Brown

 

KFW is profiling Willa Beatrice Brown for Black History Month and Women’s History month in honor of her dedication to social justice and extensive efforts to highlight the achievements and struggles of African Americans and spark social change. 
Change begins with one step. For Willa Beatrice […]

By |March 7th, 2019|KFW Blog|

KFW Community Celebrates Suzy Post 

KFW Community Celebrates Suzy Post
Louisville activist and change maker Suzy Post died at her home on January 2 leaving a legacy of unparalleled accomplishment in fighting for civil rights, reproductive rights and fair housing. Working tirelessly for social change, she inspired women and girls to raise their own voices against injustice and work for positive […]

By |January 22nd, 2019|KFW Blog|

Young Feminists Blazing New Trails: An In-Depth Look at KFW’s 2018 Firestarters 

Young Feminists Blazing New Trails: An In-Depth Look at KFW’s 2018 Firestarters 

(Firestarters Brianna, Mackenzie, and Jeri pictured with 2018 Sallie Bingham Award Winner Betty Dobson)
Kentucky Foundation for Women is pleased to celebrate four remarkable young feminist artists as our 2018 Firestarters.  Mackenzie Fraley, 20, Bri Harlan, 25, Jeri Katherine Howell, 24 and Lacey Trautwein, 22, are the recipients of […]

By |October 3rd, 2018|KFW Blog|

Artist Enrichment Grant Application Information

We enjoyed hosting our 2018 Fall Grant Workshops in Richmond, Frankfort, and Paducah!

Although we won’t be hosting anymore workshops this year, there is still a chance to access information about our Artist Enrichment Grants before the application deadline on Friday, September 7!
Here are some simple steps to prepare you for your grant application process:

1) Trying […]

By |August 28th, 2018|KFW Blog, Uncategorized|

Meet Isabelle, The Subversive Self Portraitist

Meet 2018  SRP Participant, Isabelle Ballard!
Each year, we award five women a week-long stay at Hopscotch House for participation in our Summer Residency Program. SRP supports feminist visual, media, and performing artists who need time, space, and funds to create and work on their art.

 
Isabelle Ballard (Bardstown) will develop her project on self-portraits that explore what […]

By |June 7th, 2018|KFW Blog|

Meet Stephanie, The Amorphous Glass Painter

Meet 2018  SRP Participant, Stephanie Cobb!
Each year, we award five women a week-long stay at Hopscotch House for participation in our Summer Residency Program. SRP supports feminist visual, media, and performing artists who need time, space, and funds to create and work on their art.

Stephanie Cobb (Louisville) will use her time at the Hopscotch House to […]

By |June 7th, 2018|KFW Blog|

Meet Grace, The Singing Puppeteer

Meet 2018  SRP Participant, Grace Ann Rogers!
Each year, we award five women a week-long stay at Hopscotch House for participation in our Summer Residency Program. SRP supports feminist visual, media, and performing artists who need time, space, and funds to create and work on their art.

Grace Ann Rogers (Owingsville) plans to create a multimedia presentation, for […]

By |June 7th, 2018|KFW Blog|

Meet Pamala, The Digital Media Mogul

Meet 2018  SRP Participant, Pamala Wiley!
Each year, we award five women a week-long stay at Hopscotch House for participation in our Summer Residency Program. SRP supports feminist visual, media, and performing artists who need time, space, and funds to create and work on their art.

 

Pamala Wiley (Louisville) will continue work on her e-book series to further […]

By |June 5th, 2018|KFW Blog|

Meet Whitney, The Appalachian Image Collector

Meet 2018  SRP Participant, Whitney Withington!
 
Each year, we award five women a week-long stay at Hopscotch House for participation in our Summer Residency Program. SRP supports feminist visual, media, and performing artists who need time, space, and funds to create and work on their art.

Whitney Withington plans to use her stay at Hopscotch House to create […]

By |May 21st, 2018|KFW Blog|
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