Christina A. West Exhibition Opens APSU’s New Gallery

The Virginia A. Groot Foundation’s community of artists continues to achieve outstanding accomplishments and artistic evolution. In 2018, Christina A. West was our 3rd place grant recipient, and in 2022, she continues to contribute to the ceramic…


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Wanxin Zhang: Groot Grant Winner’s Work Acquired by BAMPFA

Wanxin Zhang, our 2006 first-place grant recipient, had his work recently acquired by the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA). Zhang’s sculpture Special Ambassador (2011) was obtained for their permanent collection. Along with this…


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2022 Groot Grant Winner Featured in Ceramics Monthly

Ceramics Monthly, the largest-circulated publication dedicated to sharing insights within the ceramic arts field, featured Raven Halfmoon’s contemporary sculptures on her Caddo culture. Notably, Raven was awarded the first-place Groot Grant for…


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Former First Place Groot Grant Recipient Exhibited in Korean Biennale

In 2004, Tip Toland became the first place Groot Grant recipient for her pieces that celebrated and captured the vulnerability of humanity. Most recently, in 2021, Toland’s sculptures, “Three Sisters from Auld” were displayed at the Korean Biennale…


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The Virginia A. Groot Foundation Supports RAIR 2022 Residency Program

The Virginia A. Groot Foundation is proud to support the RAIR 2022 Artist in Residency program. RAIR is a non-profit organization that challenges the perception of waste culture by providing artists a platform to create, studio space to work, and…


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