Exhibition


Threewalls
$75,000
Chicago, IL
2022

To support research-and-development activities for Call-and-Response: Dreaming of a Future, an exhibition and publication project developed as part of Threewalls’s twentieth anniversary. The initiative explores community visions for the future and the institution’s place within the history of Black visual-art spaces and collectives in Chicago and other cities. The project is presented as part of the Terra Foundation initiative Art Design Chicago. 

National Museum of Mexican Art
$35,000
Chicago, IL
2022

To support The Legacy of Carlos Cortéz, an exhibition examining the legacy of the Chicago-based artist, with emphasis on his influence on the political art tradition in Chicago and beyond. The project is presented as part of the Terra Foundation initiative Art Design Chicago. 

Whitney Museum of American Art
$250,000
New York, NY
2022

To support Jaune Quick-to-See Smith: Memory Map (working title) at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, and the Seattle Art Museum. The Whitney Museum presents a retrospective of Jaune Quick-to-See Smith (b. 1940), an enrolled Salish member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Nation. Bringing together five decades of Smith’s work, the exhibition explores Smith’s recurring, recognizable motifs and how she has woven together symbols of American capitalism and environmental destruction to offer meaningful criticism of those structures. A catalogue accompanies the exhibition.  

Weisman Art Museum of the University of Minnesota
$100,000
Minneapolis, MN
2022

To support The Big River Continuum at the Weisman Art Museum. Karen Goulet (Anishinaabe, White Earth) and Monique Verdin (Houma) present the culmination of five years of collaborative work on the importance of preserving Indigenous ecological knowledge and traditions relating to the Mississippi. The exhibition is guest curated by Rebecca Dallinger (residing at White Earth Reservation).  

University of Arizona Museum of Art
$40,000
Tucson, AZ
2022

To support Pulse: A Solo Exhibition of Weavings and Paintings by the Diné (Navajo) artist Marlowe Katoney at the University of Arizona Museum of Art. This solo exhibition, featuring more than twenty weavings and paintings from the past decade, is organized around central themes in Katoney’s practice, including Navajo histories, personal memory, American popular culture, and flora and fauna. The exhibition is accompanied by a mobile guide, a printed pamphlet, a teacher curriculum, Community Voices labels, and various public programs including a speaker series and podcast episode. 

Palace of the Governors, The New Mexico History Museum
$148,000
Santa Fe, NM
2022

To support To Keep Them Warm: The Alaska Native Parka at the Museum of International Folk Art. The exhibition explores the art of the parka, a garment made for survival in the harsh environments where Alaska Native peoples live and thrive. The exhibition examines the continuum of Indigenous parka-making, with examples from Yup’ik, Iñupiaq, Unangan, Dena’ina Athabascan, and St. Lawrence Island Yupik cultures. A scholarly catalogue accompanies the exhibition. 

Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture
$100,000
Spokane, WA
2022

To support Joe Feddersen: Earth, Water, Sky (working title) at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the High Desert Museum. This major retrospective exhibition spans the breadth of Feddersen’s oeuvre (85–100 works) in several media, including printmaking, glass, weaving, and ceramics. A scholarly catalogue accompanies the exhibition. 

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
$200,000
Winterthur, DE
2022

To support Ann Lowe: American Couturier at the Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library. The exhibition, the largest of Lowe’s work to date, draws from institutions and private collections across the country to position her influence within American fashion. This exhibition illuminates Lowe as a significant American designer and reinstates her contributions to fashion history. The exhibition is accompanied by a book, published by Rizzoli New York. 

Whitechapel Gallery
$66,000
London, United Kingdom
2022

To support Action / Gesture / Paint: A Global Story of the Women of Abstraction 1940–1970 at the Whitechapel Gallery, the Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles, and the Castello di Rivoli. This exhibition celebrates, on a global scale, the often lesser-known women artists of the mid-twentieth-century art movement known as Abstract Expressionism. A scholarly catalogue accompanies the exhibition.  

University of Kentucky Art Museum
$75,000
Lexington, KY
2022

To support John Yau Collaborations (working title) at the University of Kentucky Art Museum, the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archives, and the Drawing Center. The exhibition examines the collaborative works created by the poet and art critic John Yau (b.1950) in partnership with visual artists over the past four decades. A robust catalogue accompanies the exhibition.