Category: Current AA Professional Development

Ashley Minner – Maryland

Ashley requested support to purchase a new computer. As a part of her practice, she travels frequently, and as a doctoral student at the University of Maryland at College Park, a high-functioning, portable computer is essential. Ashley intends to reformat

Rebecca Mwase – Louisiana

Rebecca requested support to build a professional website. Creating this online home will allow a larger group of people to access her performance work and history, the classes, workshops and trainings she provides, and get information for her work in

Gwylene Gallimard – South Carolina

Gwylene requested travel support to go the 2014 National Performance Network (NPN) Annual Meeting that includes a Visual Artists Network (VAN) of Partners and Artists in Tulsa, Oklahoma November 16-20. Attendance to the meeting is by invitation only; Gwylene will

Soraya Jean-Louis McElroy – Louisiana

ROOTS is supporting Soraya in the purchase of a new computer which will allow her to archive, catalog, share and reproduce her work.

Daniel Johnson – Mississippi

Alternate ROOTS is supporting daniel’s travel and lodging accommodations as he attends the Open Engagement conference in Pittsburgh in April 2015. Open Engagement is an international conference and platform to support socially engaged art. The three-day conference will explore the

Alternate ROOTS supports the creation and presentation of original art that is rooted in communities of place, tradition or spirit. We are a group of artists and cultural organizers based in the South creating a better world together. As Alternate ROOTS, we call for social and economic justice and are working to dismantle all forms of oppression—everywhere.