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Meet The Artists: Rauschenberg Residency 22

Sep 9, 2016
Visit the Artists in Residence page to learn more about this group of artists.
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Installation view of a work by Fallen Fruit as part of Pelican Bomb's "Foodways" exhibition in October 2014. Photo: Pelican Bomb

Foundation Recognizes Arts Innovators Across U.S. with new SEED Grantees

Aug 8, 2016
Today, we are excited to announce the recipients of its 2016 SEED grants . Today’s announcement marks the program’s expansion to three new cities/regions: Appalachia (Eastern Kentucky, Tennessee), Houston, and Santa Fe, as well as deepened support to organizations in Detroit and New Orleans. Working with local nominators, the Foundation searches for groundbreaking, often artist-led organizations to support in order to position these innovators for long-term success—whether success means growing to a large-scale non-profit or intentionally functioning as a temporary intervention in their local...

Meet the Artists: Rauschenberg Residency 21

Jul 7, 2016
Visit the Artists-in-Residence page to learn more about the Residency 21 artists.
TAIYA Winners Headshots
From top left, clockwise: Blair Katherine Betik, Qiong (Voyo) Wu, Natalia Gabrielsen, Lauren Blankenship and Mekia “Machine” Denby.

Winners Announced for Student Competition "This Art is Your Art"

Jul 7, 2016
We are pleased today to announce the winners of This Art Is Your Art , an online competition that invited graduate and undergraduate students in the United States to create videos responding to works of art in the White House. The competition was hosted by the White House Historical Association, Artsy and the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation. A panel of eight renowned artists, educators, museum professionals and public figures judged the videos created by the students. The winners were selected on the basis of the creativity, relevancy and production value of their projects: Blair Katherine...
Chasin Mosters From Under The Bed, 2015
Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD), "Chasing Monsters from Under the Bed," 2015. A performance addressing police violence and mental illness. Photo: LAPD

Ten Artists to Receive Two-Year Grants for Projects Addressing the Epidemic of Mass Incarceration in the U.S.

Jun 6, 2016
Today we announced the ten artists and artist collectives selected for the 2016 Artist as Activist Fellowship— the Foundation’s two-year grant program designed to support independent artists and artist collectives who tackle important social challenges through their creative practice. With 2.2 million people currently in U.S. prisons or jails, the growth rates of this industry combined with the disproportionate number of people of color locked up, mass incarceration is one of the most pressing issues of our time. The Rauschenberg Foundation believes that artists are key partners in addressing...
Residency 20 Headshots

Meet the Artists: Rauschenberg Residency 20

Jun 6, 2016
Visit the Artists in Residence page to learn more about the Residency 20 artists.
The White House Historical Association, Artsy, and Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Launch “This Art is Your Art” National Student Competition

Student Competition "This Art is Your Art" Launches Today

May 5, 2016
We are excited to announce that today the White House Historical Association , Artsy , and the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation launched This Art is Your Art , an online competition that invites graduate and undergraduate university students in the United States to engage with the artwork in the White House. The competition encourages students to select a particular work of art in the White House collection from a gallery on Artsy’s website, and submit a three-minute video that focuses on the historical and artistic context of the work. Five winners will be selected by a jury comprised of eight...
Sundance Grant
Still from Catching the Sun, a new film by director Shalini Kantayya

Rauschenberg Foundation announces collaboration with Sundance Institute

Apr 4, 2016
We are excited to announce a new initiative developed in collaboration with Sundance Institute that will support films and emerging media projects that tackle one of the most critical issues of our time - climate change and the urgent need for action. This initiative will identify and fund the creation of four projects, which focus on stories that address climate change with the goal of inspiring action. As part of this joint initiative, filmmakers and climate change experts will have the opportunity to come together for a Climate Change Lab in 2017 at the Rauschenberg Residency on Captiva...

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