New on the KFW Blog

In our latest guest blog post, KFW Board member Shayla Johnson describes the beginning of her identity formation as an artist who loves dance.

Click to read the KFW blog.

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|

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|

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|

SRP 2016 in Review

Participants in the 2016 Summer Residency Program responded to the KFW call to create work that is radical, timely and urgent. During their week-long stay at Hopscotch House residents shared conversations of using art to find personal peace, address social/political discourse and to inspire healing. They made art. They became allies and friends.

“The house was […]

By |August 3rd, 2016|News|

KFW Gives Five Additional $8,000 Special Grants to Address Radical, Timely and Urgent Issues

KFW Gives Five Additional $8,000 Special Grants to Address Radical, Timely and Urgent Issues
In an effort to spark transformational change, the Kentucky Foundation for Women has awarded five additional special grants of $8,000 to individuals and groups working to create radical art for social change in Kentucky. These grants provide artists the means to actively […]

By |July 21st, 2016|News|

KFW BLOG

Welcome to the KFW Blog!
In an effort to make more voices heard, the Kentucky Foundation for Women created a comprehensive communication plan this past year. In addition to our Facebook presence, we started Twitter and Instagram accounts, so that we can spread the word about the powerful and diverse work feminist artists are doing across […]

By |July 5th, 2016|News|

Summer Residents Announced

We are thrilled to announce our three 2016 summer residents, all of whom will receive a weeklong stay at Hopscotch House, a $1,500 stipend, and a featured spot in a KFW-sponsored exhibition that is scheduled for 2017.

Our three awardees are:

Lindsey Windland (visual) who will create textile pieces that encourage dialogue around access to safe, medically-supervised abortions […]

By |May 12th, 2016|News|
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