“Nothing we accomplish in life is totally free of the influence of spirit and community. We do nothing alone.”
Exhibitions & Events
Social justice related events, community art shows, and artist & grant opportunities will be listed here. If there is something you think we should include, please contact Judy at email@example.com.
Artist communities, organizations, resources and more who are committed to equitable access and positive social impact. Click on the logo to learn more.
Seattle is on the traditional land of the Duwamish People and we honor with gratitude the land itself and the Duwamish Tribe. Consider making a monthly contribution to Real Rent Duwamish to justly compensate the tribe for their land.
The following works can be categorized as personal growth but examine the self through the lens of race, class and gender. They address the need for healing through dismantling the systems of oppression for greater social justice.
Hersey, Tricia. Rest is Resistance: A Manifesto (2022)
Taylor, Sonya Renee. The Body is Not an Apology (2018)
Lackshim, Pooja. Real Self Care: A Transformative Program for Redefining Wellness (2023)
ACCESSIBLE GRANT OPPORTUNITIES
Artist grant opportunities that are trust-based will be listed here. These grants have low barriers to entry and have minimal, if any reporting requirements, making them more equitable and accessible to marginalized populations who typically don't have the resources to access traditional grants. We are new to the artist world so please be patient and if you know of grants, please let us know by emailing Judy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Collective Power Fund
Warhol Foundation Regional Regranting Program. Applications open in March and awareded in May.
King County Cultural Funding Agency: Various grants available throughout the year.
Very Asian Foundation
For AANHPI residing in the U.S. who shifted their career path to a creative passion. Application opens January.