6 artist candidates are chosen yearly as AnkhLave Garden Fellows, where artists have access to a community garden to use as an alternative studio space and conduct art demonstrations, talks, workshops, panels, and exhibitions for the public.  People of color do not always make use of the free community green spaces in their neighborhoods.  We also see environmental settings as an idyllic space for creatives wanting to find sensory inspiration beyond white walls. We initiated the Ankhlave Garden Project in 2019 where we collaborated with the Manhattan land Trust for a series of workshops in a Lower East Side Garden.  In 2020, we received an a grant from the Queens Council on the Arts to present the Ankhlave Botaical Garden Project, with 6 female artists of color creating in the Queens Botanical Gardens

THE ANKHLAVE GARDEN PROJECT