Girls of Color: Voice and Vision grantees announced!

KFW is proud to announce the 2018 Girls of Color: Voice and Vision grantees! The purpose of this grant is to elevate the voices and lived experiences of girls of color through shared stories and art making. Click here to view the list of grantees and learn about their inspiring projects.

By |June 21st, 2018|News|

Honoring the Legacy of Maggie Steed

In honor of Women’s History Month, KFW is featuring Maggie Steed, the women behind the historic Hotel Metropolitan in Paducah. We also wish to thank KFW grantee Betty Dobson for her tireless work to preserve Steed’s legacy. Click here to read more.

By |April 4th, 2018|News|

Honoring Estella Conwill Májozo 

KFW is recognizing Estella Conwill Májozo for Black 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. Click here to read more.

By |April 4th, 2018|News|

New Blog Post

Guest blogger Shannon Davis-Roberts writes about her International Women’s Day experience at Murray State University Women’s Faculty Caucus with Mitzi Sinnott, an intersectional diversity speaker from Appalachia. Click here to check it out!

By |April 4th, 2018|News|

Hopscotch House Summer Residency Art Exhibit 

We will be hosting an art exhibit at The Art Sanctuary to present the work of the artists that participated in our Hopscotch House Summer Residency program. Please join us as members of KFW showcase their art through paintings, drawings, photos, and other forms of mediums. Opening night is Friday, February 2 from 6pm-9pm. The event […]

By |January 24th, 2018|News|

RSVP for Grant Workshops

KFW will offer participatory workshops in three different locations around the state. Workshops include networking time, a discussion on feminist art for social change, an overview of KFW opportunities, and a detailed look at the grant application process. This is also a great opportunity to learn about our one-time Girls of Color: Voice and Vision grant. Dates, times, and locations for the three workshops are:

Louisville on Monday, January […]

By |January 5th, 2018|News|

2017 Artist Enrichment Grants Announced!

2017 Artist Enrichment Grants
KFW is proud to announce the 2017 Artist Enrichment grantees! These inspiring artists are finding diverse and innovative ways to further their own artistic development while creating art for positive social change throughout the state. Learn more about these exciting projects below.

Sylvia Ahrens (Lexington): $1,000 for research and writing time to […]

By |December 20th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|

Girls of Color Voice and Vision Grant Announced!

Do you work with girls, particularly girls of color? Are you working to highlight the stories and perspectives, strength and spirit of girls of color? Creating space for girls’ creative expression and art making? Then this grant might be for you. The purpose of this grant will be to elevate the voices and lived experiences […]

By |December 7th, 2017|News|

The Legacy Continues

In our newest blog post “The Legacy Continues,” Ellen Birkett Morris interviews Sallie Bingham and Judi Jennings about their work in arts, activism, and social justice today, where they emphasize the importance “to rebuild a new and realistically hopeful vision for what our communities, state, and nation can be.” Click here to read the full […]

By |October 11th, 2017|News|

KFW Day 2017

We celebrated KFW Day 2017 at Hopscotch House on September 24.  KFW Day is more than an awards ceremony; it is an opportunity for the feminist community to come together and share ideas. We had an excellent turnout of Kentucky feminists and artists who got to make valuable networking connections. Of course, we also honored […]

By |October 5th, 2017|News|
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