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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A Note from the Director
Thank you for celebrating KFW Day 2015 at Hopscotch House on September 19th! We had an excellent turnout and wonderful opportunity for networking. We will be sending you pictures and details in a future HotFlash. If you have any stories to tell us from KFW Day that you would like to share with […]
During the Summer Residency Program at Hopscotch House, a dynamic group of women increased their writing skills, shaped a nurturing communal experience and forged connections that have extended beyond the residency. The combination of diverse backgrounds and a willingness to grow personally and professionally created space for a life changing experience. “For some, there’s not […]
Click here to access the digital copy of KFW’s latest Annual Report. Check out the stats, artwork, and quotes from our community. Together, the KFW community is making a difference in the lives of women and girls in Kentucky and we want everyone to know!
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