Emmett Ramstad

Emerging Artist Research and Development Grantee | $2,500

Public Memorial for Private Bathroom Incidents

Emmett Ramstad will research and identify collaborators for a public memorial about the ongoing, complicated experience of discomfort, pleasure, and trauma that converge while using public bathrooms for queer, trans and gender non-conforming individuals.

Forecast has been offering early-career artist grants supported by Jerome Foundation since 1989. In addition to funding, Forecast is dedicated to providing professional development and learning opportunities designed to assist emerging artists as they experiment/ hone their practices, and cultivate careers in the field. Forecast mid- and early-career grants are designed to support independent projects, leadership development, professional development, risk-taking, multidisciplinary approaches, and collaborative problem-solving in the field of public art.