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2021 Grant Program
1/12/2021

2021 Grant Program
Tree of Life is pleased to announce that information about our 2021 Grant Program is now online. Please visit the Grant Program link on our website to download the Grant Application Guidelines and the Grant Application Form for the Individual Artist Grant. We also suggest that you visit our Contact page to join our mailing list (if you haven’t already) in order to receive updates regarding our Grant Program and to ask any questions that are not answered in our downloadable materials. Applications may be submitted between February 12  and April 5, 2021.

Lydia Rubio in Scenic Hudson
1/4/2021

Lydia Rubio in Scenic Hudson
Artist Sees Hudson River as Majestic, Yet Vulnerable

Lydia Rubio (Grantee 2020) was featured in an article in Scenic Hudson magazine by Mazuba Kapambwe.

Image: Impermanent (2019)

Irving Marcus at Wake Forest University Art Collection
11/16/2020

Irving Marcus at Wake Forest University Art Collection
Tree of Life has gifted twenty oil pastels from 2008-2009 Grantee, Irving Marcus, to the Wake Forest University Art Collection.

Marcus is currently represented by Sam Parker Gallery of Los Angeles, CA (www.parkergallery.com).

Image: Not Subject To Approval (1989)
 

2020 Grantees
6/26/2020

2020 Grantees
Tree of Life is pleased to announce the four artists who were selected to receive the Tree of Life Individual Artist Grant.

The Grantees are:

Melquiades Rosario Sastre, Hato Rey, PR

Lydia Rubio, Hudson, NY

Kevin Sampson, Newark, NJ 

Robert Witz, New York, NY

Additional information about the artists and their projects is posted to the website under Grantees.

Image: Kevin Sampson, The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 2017

Kathy Rose at University of the Arts
2/11/2020

Kathy Rose at University of the Arts
Tree of Life Grantee (2015) Kathy Rose is having a 50-Year Retrospective, A Rose is a Rose, at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia from January 21-February 28, 2020. "Rose (Film '71) is considered one of the world’s leading animation, video and performance artists. Her work has evolved from early drawn animated films of the 1970s, through her unique, pioneering performance work combining dance with film in the 1980-90s, to her current surreal performance video spectacles, installations and videos, with influence from symbolist art and Japanese Noh theater."

University of the Arts
Terra Hall Room 1201A-Gallery
Philadelphia, PA

Image: Opera of the Interior, https://vimeo.com/365590345

Gelah Penn at Undercurrent
2/11/2020

Gelah Penn at Undercurrent
Tree Of Life Grantee (2016) Gelah Penn is having a solo exhibition, Uneasy Terms, at Undercurrent from February 13 through March 14, 2020.

Undercurrent
70 John Street
Brooklyn, NY

Image: ‚ÄčNotes on Clarissa (Volume 1): I/XLIII (2019)

Carl Hazlewood at June Kelly Gallery
2/11/2020

Carl Hazlewood at June Kelly Gallery
Tree of Life Grantee (2017) Carl Hazlewood is having a solo exhibition of recent drawings and collages at June Kelly Gallery from January 17 - March 3, 2020.

June Kelly Gallery
166 Mercer Street
New York, NY

Image: BlackPac Eats Modernism (2016), cut papers, graphite, pastel mesh on archival papers

2020 Grant Program
1/9/2020

2020 Grant Program
Tree of Life is pleased to announce that information about our 2020 Grant Program is now online. Please visit the Grant Program link on our website to download the Grant Application Guidelines and the Grant Application Form for the Individual Artist Grant. We also suggest that you visit our Contact page to join our mailing list (if you haven’t already) in order to receive updates regarding our Grant Program and to ask any questions that are not answered in our downloadable materials. Applications may be submitted between February 10 and April 2, 2020.

Heather Wilcoxon at Fresno Art Museum
7/2/2019

Heather Wilcoxon at Fresno Art Museum
Tree of Life Grantee (2019) Heather Wilcoxon will be featured in a solo exhibition, Her Truth (Selected Work 1995-2019) at the Fresno Art Museum from July 20, 2019 until January 5, 2020. Wilcoxon is Fresno Art Museum's Council of 100 Distinguished Woman Artist for 2019.

Fresno Art Museum
2233 North First Street
Fresno, CA

Image: Spill, oil on paper mounted on canvas, 2016

Grantees 2019
6/21/2019

Grantees 2019
Tree of Life is pleased to announce the four artists who were selected to receive the Tree of Life Individual Artist Grant.

The Grantees are:

Carol Bruns, New York, NY

Richard Newton, Pasadena, CA

Awilda Sterling, San Juan, PR 

Heather Wilcoxon, Sausalito, CA

Additional information about the artists and their projects will be posted to the website in July.

Image: Awilda Sterling, detail from the installation, en-cierro, 2018