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|

Reflections on the United Nations and Gender Equality

Amira Karaoud wrote a blog detailing her experience at the United Nation’s largest meeting on gender equality in New York City. According to Amira, “45 Member States of the UN, organizers, scholars, hundreds of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) from around the globe and many other institutions and individuals representing civil society and their communities, gathered in the […]

By |April 12th, 2018|KFW Blog|

Protected: Mirrors – An Afternoon with Mitzi Sinnott

The following guest blog is from KFW member Shannon Davis-Roberts.
Protected: Mirrors – An Afternoon with Mitzi Sinnott,
International Women’s Day 2018, Murray State University

Welcome to Murray, Kentucky, a small, Western Kentucky town that lies comfortably close to Land Between the Lakes Recreation Area and the Tennessee State line. Murray’s pride is Murray State University. Since 1922, Murray State has […]

By |March 28th, 2018|KFW Blog|

KFW Features Maggie Steed for Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, KFW is featuring Maggie Steed, a Paducah business woman whose hotel hosted many famous African Americans and now stands as a historic site. We also wish to thank KFW Grantee Betty Dobson for her tireless work to preserve Steed’s legacy.  
Maggie Steed: Pioneering Entrepreneur  
Visit the Hotel Metropolitan Museum in Paducah […]

By |March 8th, 2018|KFW Blog|
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