For over 30 years, Alexia grants have supported student and professional visual storytellers, helping them produce projects that inspire change by addressing socially significant topics. Through grants, scholarships and special projects, The...
Iris Samantha Hilton, Alexa Smith and Escarle Lovely talk in Lovely’s room in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. While Latin America leads the world in homicides of transgender people, in Central America, trans women are further threatened by endemic violence from gangs, clients, police and even family. Honduras itself is one of the world’s seven most dangerous countries to be LGBTQIA+, and many trans women migrate north toward Mexico and the United States to seek safety. (Photo by Danielle Villasana, Alexia 2022 Professional Grant recipient)
Liesl Saufley carries branches she found on the ground to the car to use for handmade wreaths in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Caitlin Eddolis, Alexia 2022 Student Grant recipient)
Announcing The Alexia 2022 grant winners
Apr 29, 2022
The Alexia supports student and professional visual communicators who produce projects that inspire change by addressing socially significant topics.
The Alexia is proud to announce that Danielle Villasana, based in Istanbul, is the 2022 recipient of The Alexia professional grant in support of her project Abre Camino. The 2022 student grant recipient is Caitlin Eddolls of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, New York, in support of her project Eight Hundred. After reviewing over 250 project proposals from more than 50 nations, the jury selected a winner, a runner-up and award of excellence recipients in both the professional and student categories.