Kindling Fund 2023 Grantee Meet & Greet
Celebrate our ninth year of the Kindling Fund while hearing briefly from this year’s 13 project team grantees about their work.
In May, SPACE awarded 13 project grants in this year’s cycle of the Kindling Fund totaling $55,000 in grantmaking. The Kindling Fund supports inventive, artist-organized initiatives that engage the public and the visual arts in new and meaningful ways.
Read more about the Kindling Fund and awarded projects here.
The 2023 Kindling Fund Grantees are: A CLEARING – Alana Dao and meg willing (Portland/Farmington), Aretha Aoki and Ryan MacDonald (Topsham), Hi Tiger (Portland), Holden Willard & 82Parris (Portland), James Allister Sprang (Portland/Biddeford), Jenny Ibsen (Portland), Joseph Goodwin & the PortL& art collective (Portland), Lilah Akins (Bangor with statewide collaborators), Lisa Alonzo (Brunswick), Nicole Villacrés-Reyes (Portland, R&D Grant), Olivia Spring & SICK magazine (Belgrade), Portland Free Pantry (Portland), Scott McPheeters (Biddeford, R&D Grant).
The Kindling Fund is administered as one of the nationwide partners in the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Regional Regranting Program.