Grantees

Rootbeer Audio creates tube amplifiers with a unique aesthetic using the highest quality components and techniques available. An alumnus (MAT, 2011) and on the faculty at UArts, Matthew Manhire used Corzo funding to transition his original business as a repair service to designing and producing high end boutique guitar amps.

Remark Glass (Rebecca Davies, UArts 2011, BFA, Book Arts Printmaking and Danielle Ruttenberg) produces hand blown recycled dinnerware and home furnishings. The glass pieces are created through a unique process that is rooted in traditional glass blowing and designed to make use of common bottle glass. Each bottle is transformed into a functional piece of glass.

In February 2016, The Hook Journal started as a DIY music magazine to assist getting underground music in Philadelphia, PA heard. Since its inception, the magazine’s main focus has been to be a non-profit organization that harbors a safe space for music.

Produced and choreographed by Meredith Pellon, Site Unseen is a dance-video project with three public performances at three separate Philadelphia sites (Circa Green at 30th Street Station, The Porch at 30th St Station, and South Street near Zagar’s Magic Garden).  Its purpose was to showcase common areas in uncommon ways through dance.

Edison, a new play by Joshua Walker, toured five international cities throughout the summer of 2017 following a University-wide collaboration in March 2017. The play began its life as a small workshop production in a dance studio on the second floor of the Terra building in November 2016.