American Hands is a sponsored project of Artspire, a Program of NYFA, a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt organization. Contributions made to American Hands must be made payable to Artspire, a Program of NYFA, and are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
Get Involved with American Hands
For American Hands to succeed in recording, energizing, preserving and presenting our heritage as a people who have always worked with our hands to shape our society, we very much need your personal support. Here are some of the ways you could get involved in this meaningful project:
Please help spread the word about American Hands.
Please tell your friends, family and associates.
Sign up for the American Hands Newsletter on the Contact page of this website, and forward it to those you feel might be interested.
Suggest possible venues for American Hands artist-in-residencies, lectures, exhibits, etc. When possible, please provide contact information for the venues.
Suggest possible photo subjects for American Hands. Please remember that the focus is on those artisans who are creating concrete objects that were needed by our developing society, rather than those items that were primarily aesthetic or temporary in nature.
Give a tax-deductible donation to help document, preserve and share these great stories, and remind our nation to continue to respect and support the people keeping such skills alive.
We are pleased to announce that the New York Foundation for the Arts, one of the country's most respected arts organizations, has adopted American Hands under its non-profit umbrella through the Artspire program. providing it with 501(c)(3) status.
To make a credit card donation, please go to the American Hands page on NYFA's Artspire website.. You are welcome to call the New York Foundation for the Arts (212-366-6900), if you have any questions about your donation to American Hands.
Checks should be made payable to Artspire, with American Hands in the memo line, and mailed to:
20 Jay Street, 7th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Your donation will make it possible for Sally to travel the United States, photographing traditional tradespeople at work, and sharing her pictures and stories through free-to-the-public exhibits, lectures and slideshow presentations. Thank you.