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PJ Raval’s “Call Her Ganda” Premieres at Tribeca Film Festival

PJ Raval’s “Call Her Ganda” Premieres at Tribeca Film Festival P.J. Raval’s documentary “Call Her Ganda” received its world premiere at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. P.J. Raval was the 2017-18 Robert Giard fellowship winner  and we are pleased to have provided financial support for the completion of this powerful film. To learn more visit http://www.callherganda.com.

2020-05-13T20:46:09+00:00April 22nd, 2018|

Sylvia Ray Rivera

Sylvia Ray Rivera February 10, 2018 In Toronto, a community-based youth group has created a series of 11 posters about glbtq+ heroes. They have chosen Robert Giard’s portrait of Sylvia Ray Rivera to depict this transwoman of color who was on the frontlines of the 1969 Stonewall uprising in New York City. Here is link to the story that appeared on January ...

2020-05-31T18:55:01+00:00February 10th, 2018|

Giard Foundation Congratulates Jonathan Silin

Giard Foundation Congratulates Jonathan Silin The Giard Foundation congratulates our founder and advisory board member Jonathan Silin on the publication  of his new book, Early Childhood, Aging and the Life Cycle: Mapping Common Ground. "While Jonathan has worked tirelessly to build the Foundation’s programs in his professional life he is widely recognized scholar in the world of education (jonathansilin.com). In his ...

2020-05-13T21:43:47+00:00February 7th, 2018|

Our Fellowship Celebrates Ten Years!

Our Fellowship Celebrates Ten Years! November 21, 2017 The Robert Giard Fellowship is celebrating 10 years of giving out the only fellowship to visual artists working specifically in the area of gender identity and sexuality. Help us reach $1,000 with gifts of $10 and $100 towards our 10 year campaign. 10 Years, 10 Fellowships, 10 more donors Give us your 10s and ...

2020-05-31T16:54:59+00:00November 21st, 2017|

P.J. Raval Wins Fellowship

P.J. Raval Wins Fellowship June 11, 2017 P.J. Raval wins fellowship for documentary on murder of Filipino transgender woman by U.S. Marine in 2014.Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Jonathan Capehart addresses audience at Giard benefit, urging commitment to engage on behalf of social and civil rights causes under threat.At the 7th Annual Robert Giard Foundation Fellowship Benefit Thursday, June 1, 2017, the foundation’s board ...

2020-05-31T16:43:36+00:00June 11th, 2017|

Seventh Annual Fellowship Benefit

Seventh Annual Fellowship Benefit April 15, 2017 Now more than ever Help support independent artists. Join The Robert Giard Foundation at its Seventh Annual Fellowship Benefit with special guest of honor, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and member of the Washington Post editorial board, Jonathan Capehart. Mr. Capehart will speak about the arts in these urgent times. Thursday, June 1, 2017 6:30 ...

2020-05-31T16:39:30+00:00April 15th, 2017|

Ka-Man Tse Joins Robert Giard Foundation Board of Directors

Ka-Man Tse Joins Robert Giard Foundation Board of Directors February 06, 2017 The Robert Giard Foundation welcomes Ka-Man Tse, a New York based photographer and video artist, to its board. Ms. Tse was the 2014 Giard fellowship recipient for her project: Portraits and Narratives of LGBTQ Asians and Asian-Americans in the U.S. and Hong Kong. Ms. Tse brings to the ...

2020-05-31T16:34:53+00:00February 6th, 2017|

Take action now so that LGBTQ art is not silenced

Take action now so that LGBTQ art is not silenced December 02, 2016 This year, the Robert Giard Foundation awarded its 8th Annual fellowship supporting artists addressing issues of sexuality, gender, and LGBTQ identity. These works are not easily funded and we applaud your contribution, which will have a far-reaching impact. As this year’s fellow, Leonard Suryajaya, explains: “Earlier this ...

2020-05-31T16:31:15+00:00December 2nd, 2016|
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