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|

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|

Kentucky Artists Ready to Change the World

Every year, KFW holds interactive workshops across the state so that feminist artists can connect with one another, learn about our grant, residency, and retreat programs, and discuss the relationship between feminism, art, and social change. The most recent workshops were held in Louisville, Morehead, and Owensboro. What a powerful group of artists and activists! We look forward to seeing […]

By |February 17th, 2016|News|

New Summer Residency Opportunity at Hopscotch House

New Summer Residency Opportunity at Hopscotch House
Live. Create. Show. 
Residency Dates: June 12 – 18, 2016
The 2016 Summer Residency Program at Hopscotch House invites applications from women artists whose focus is creating work that springs from radical feminist thought. Visual, media and performance artists may apply to:

Live: Three artists will be awarded a weeklong stay at Hopscotch […]

By |January 13th, 2016|News|

Radical, Timely and Urgent: KFW Announces a Special Grant Opportunity for 2016

In addition to KFW’s regular grant programs, KFW will award two grants of $10,000 each for radical art for social change. The purpose of this grant is to respond to what’s happening in the world/your community by addressing a radical, timely and urgent feminist topic through art-making. Artists and organizations in Kentucky can apply and […]

By |November 19th, 2015|News|

2016 Retreat Session I Now Scheduling!

Scheduling is now open for retreats at Hopscotch House to take place between January 20 and June 12, 2016.

We have streamlined the request process! You can now access and submit forms by visiting the Retreat page at kfw.org.

The Retreat Program offers up to six days free of cost to artists, activists and allies who live […]

By |November 5th, 2015|News|
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