Artwork by Ellen Skidmore
Grantee: Ellen Skidmore
Award: Artist Enrichment 2014
Location: Lexington
Amount: $7,000.00
Project Description: To complete a series of illustrations for a children’s book about a girl with a speech impediment who communicates through painting. Creating the paintings and the book will enhance her skills as an artist. The book will teach young girls important lessons about bullying, alienation, insecurity, and self-empowerment.