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KFW Welcomes New Staff Member, Avery Guess!

KFW Welcomes New Staff Member, Avery Guess!
Please join us in welcoming our new full time staff member, Avery Guess! Guess will join as our new Grants Manager. We are pleased to have Avery as part of our KFW family!

Avery M. Guess is a recipient of 2015 NEA Fellowship for Poetry, grants from the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund and the […]

By |November 7th, 2019|News|

Meet New Board Member, Cheryl R. Hopson!

Meet the Board Member: Cheryl R. Hopson!

“Every time I leave my home I am a walking social protest movement.” — Cheryl Hopson

Kentucky Foundation for Women board member Cheryl R. Hopson’s interest in transformation is evident from the poetry quote from Rita Dove that she uses as a tagline in her e-mails:

“Sometimes / […]

By |August 7th, 2019|KFW Blog|

KFW Pays Tribute to the Life & Legacy of Kathi B. Ellis

Kathi E.B. Ellis: Elevating Women’s Voices […]

By |July 25th, 2019|KFW Blog|

Applications Open for New Fall Residency Program with Carolyn Finney!

KFW’s 2019 Fall Residency Program invites applications from Kentucky women artists who wish to work closely with Artist-in-Residence Carolyn Finney to develop their artistic skills. This workshop is open to writers & performers at all stages of experience whose use of story is central to their development of a practice that embraces the complexity of […]

By |June 27th, 2019|News|

KFW Announced Recipients of Advancing Democracy, Building Power Grants

Congrats to the 2019 Advancing Democracy & Building Power Grantees!
Press Release by Ellen Birkett Morris
In an effort to explore essential questions about our democracy, the Kentucky Foundation for Women gave one-time grants for feminist artists and arts organizations to use their artmaking to build power for women and girls and inspire action towards a future […]

By |May 30th, 2019|News|

Register for Savannah Sipple’s Summer Workshop “Electric: The Study of Pleasure”



Registration will open for “Electric: The Study of Pleasure” this Friday, May 10 at 5:00 pm EST!

2019 Artist-In-Residence Savannah Sipple will lead this community workshop on Saturday, June 8th at the Hopscotch House.

Registration is free and space is limited!

Click here to register!

By |May 7th, 2019|News|

KFW Honors the Life of Ann Stewart Anderson

“The world is a mess and art is just so important. It calms our souls.”  Ann Stewart Anderson 

Ann Stewart Anderson’s Art and Work Honored Women  
KFW is sad to mark the passing of former KFW Executive Director and artist Ann Stewart Anderson, who died March 4.  

Anderson retired from teaching in 1991 to become the Executive Director of the Kentucky […]

By |April 4th, 2019|KFW Blog|

Meet New Board Member, Raabia Wazir-Robinette!

Meet the Board Member: Empathy, Compassion, and Action Drive Raabia Wazir-Robinette 
“Empathy isn’t just something that happens to us – a meteor shower of synapses firing across the brain – it’s also a choice we make: to pay attention, to extend ourselves. It’s made of exertion, that dowdier cousin of impulse. Sometimes we care for another because we […]

By |March 21st, 2019|KFW Blog|

Pushing Boundaries, Taking Flight: The Extraordinary Life of Aviatrix Willa Beatrice Brown

Pushing Boundaries, Taking Flight: The Extraordinary Life of Aviatrix Willa Beatrice Brown


KFW is profiling Willa Beatrice Brown for Black History Month and Women’s 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. 
Change begins with one step. For Willa Beatrice […]

By |March 7th, 2019|KFW Blog|

KFW Community Celebrates Suzy Post 

KFW Community Celebrates Suzy Post
Louisville activist and change maker Suzy Post died at her home on January 2 leaving a legacy of unparalleled accomplishment in fighting for civil rights, reproductive rights and fair housing. Working tirelessly for social change, she inspired women and girls to raise their own voices against injustice and work for positive […]

By |January 22nd, 2019|KFW Blog|
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