Grantees

Jessica Zawadowciz (BFA 2019) received funding to attend a three-day program organized by Common Field – an artist-centered network that brings together independent visual arts organizations to discuss ways to create community, share resources and exchange experiences.

Reflective Surface is a Philadelphia based music blog that provides honest, critical feedback to local artists and bands.

Founded by Jason Friedman, UArts MBET '19.

The Bridge magazine was created to be the print equivalent of a long, bottomless mimosa brunch with a dozen fascinating women of all ages. We “meet” twice a year to discuss things that women actually tend to talk about; sex, menopause, telling your gyno that you’ve been sleeping around, addiction, how to make vegetables less disgusting, and your new skincare routine.

KidsACT is a musical suburban art camp where children can live life fully. KidsACT provides the opportunity to challenge children to be creative, explore and be willing to take risks by empowering and encouraging children through performing and visual arts and creative writing.

KidsACT was founded by Tonya Mayo, UArts Vocal Performance '19.

Organized by Katherine Desimine (Dance ’19) and students in the UArts  School of Dance, the Summer Workshops at 1401 provided a structured space for movement based artists to share work, receive feedback, lead and take dance classes, and create relationships in the dance field. Programs were free and held on the University of the Arts campus.