Apr 2, 2024, 5:30PM–7PM

Leeway Foundation Grantee Panel


Join Leeway Foundation for an in-person Leeway Transformation Award (LTA) Guest Grantee Panel + Info Session at the Institute of Contemporary Art. During the panel, previous LTA grantees Denice Frohman (LTA ’12; WOO ’23, ’20,’19), Queen Jo (LTA ’23), and Rea Tajiri (LTA ’20) will discuss their art for social change practices and share their experiences applying for the award. Moderated by Germaine Ingram (ACG ’12, LTA ’08). Snacks and light refreshments will be available, and galleries will be open between 4-5:30PM! 

Can’t make this session?

Join Leeway Foundation for one of the following virtual Info Sessions on:

  • Thursday, 4/18 @ 5:30pm with Jaq “Jingle” Masters
  • Thursday, 4/25 @ 12pm with Ada Trillo (en español)

Access the application, schedule a 1-on-1 applicant support appointment, and learn more about LTA before the May 15th Stage 1 deadline via Leeway’s website.


Register to attend this free event here. | Attend via Zoom Here.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact Brittany Clottey, ICA Public Engagement Project Manager and Administrative Coordinator, at bclottey@ica.upenn.edu .

About The Transformation Award (LTA)

The Leeway Transformation Award (LTA) provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women, trans*, and gender nonconforming artists and cultural producers living in greater Philadelphia who create art for social change and have done so for the past five years or more, demonstrating a long-term commitment to social change work. Learn more about Leeway’s grant programs here.

About Leeway Foundation

The Leeway Foundation supports women and trans* artists and cultural producers working in communities at the intersection of art, culture, and social change. Through their grantmaking and other programs they promote artistic expression that amplifies the voices of those on the margins, promotes sustainable and healthy communities, and works in the service of movements for economic and social justice.

Venue Accessibility

The session will take place on the first floor of ICA, which is a wheelchair accessible venue. Gender neutral, ADA compliant restrooms are right outside of the auditorium where the session will take place. Chairs in the auditorium do not have arm rests. Snacks and light refreshments will be available. Limited, metered street parking is available around ICA and the space is also directly accessible by SEPTA bus and trolley.


ASL Interpretation and CART Captioning will be provided for this program. Childcare and other accommodations can be available by request when you RSVP at least two weeks ahead of the session date. Please submit your requests in the event registration form and we’ll do our best to accommodate.

COVID-19 Protocol

Masks are required and must be worn at all times. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Let’s keep each other safe.


Programming at ICA is made possible in part by the Emily and Jerry Spiegel Fund to Support Contemporary Culture and Visual Arts and the Lise Spiegel Wilks and Jeffrey Wilks Family Foundation. Public and Student Engagement at ICA is supported by the Bernstein Public Engagement Fund, Suzanne Weiss Doft & Jacob W. Doft, Stacey & Robert Goergen Jr., Hilarie L. & Mitchell Morgan, the Nash Family Foundation, Joline & David Stemerman, and by Dana McDonald Strong & Mark W. Strong.