Open to artists of all backgrounds, including but not limited to: visual, painting, sculpting, photography, technological, dance, theatre, performance, music, history, writing and culture. This program offers three month residencies to ten Cuyahoga County artists between the months of March and September. Priority will be given to Latino/a/x artists and artists of color. Selected artists will receive a $5,000 award, access to JDBCAC art center and resources. Successful applications will demonstrate the artist's understanding of Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center and the community the organization serves. Selected artists will also be featured during the Center’s Hispanic Month celebration.
Funded by Cuyahoga Arts & Culture
12 page graphic novel/zine/comic about the violence campesinos (peasant farmers) in Colombia have been subjected to for over a hundred years.
LATIN AMERICAN MYTHS AND LEGENDS IN CLEVELAND | Photography project
Series of paintings + art classes for all ages!
Series of outdoor of concerts, songwriting and 4-session pilot for the bilingual music program Semillitas y Capullitos.
A passionate short film that will be made highly visible in the Northeast Ohio community. The film will explore the dynamic practice of art activism; more specifically the art history of Jean-Michel Basquiat.
Expressive writing workshop for teens.
Create a script, lyrics to songs, choreography, puppets, scenery, props, and a performance, for children's book.
8 week course for teens on the history of Hip Hop and learning how the art of Turntablism began + DJ lessons.
Mexican inspired clay earring collection.
Produce podcast + create zine featuring Latinos from Cleveland.
Directed and produced an experimental play called "Like Me". This play revolved around themes of identity, self-love, confidence, and image.
Vejigante Mask Making: a series of 6 workshops on mask making and performance.
Multicultural exposition of paintings and vases at Julia De Burgos Cultural Arts Center for Hispanic Heritage Month.
Zine of local BIPOC community leaders in videogame style.
Series of iconic female portraits. The series' goal is to embrace the women's life stories into the piece as apart of Julia de Burgos’ activist views as linked within Julia's poetry.
Untitled manuscript of poems. This collection of poems examines themes of colonialism, reproductive injustice/terrorism, women's health, motherhood, generation inheritance, spirituality, and mythology.
"Emotimonsters" The project includes the creation and design of illustrated monsters expressing diverse emotions. The idea is to use these Emotimonsters as a tool in children's art therapy to express their emotions or feelings.
Indigenous Pataxo Community Interviews
Separated | Short film that deals with the disappearance of a Mexican migrant worker’s son to the seedy unworld of marijuana dispensaries.
Urban Taino Project | A photography project with community individuals to help individuals find themselves culturally and spiritually.
Taino Resurgence | Two-week series hosted by artist Lynette Ramos as she discusses Taino culture, spirituality and history. Live streamed through JDBCAC's YouTube channel.
Voces Fuertes | Virtual Open Mic live streamed through JDBCAC's YouTube channel.
“Strangers” a chamber ballet for woodwind quintet, marimba and four dancers. It is a collection of three stories that center around themes of immigration through metaphor.
Valentina y La Sombra del Diablo children’s play live streamed through JDBCAC's YouTube Channel.
8-week photography class at Julia De Burgos Cultural Arts Center.