Photo credit: Leslie the Pony Lion and Amy. Photo © Sara Muskulus
Here at FirePony Creative Society,* we strive to attract, inspire, and nurture a diverse community to celebrate and encourage experiments in the creation of art, a culture of play, and the collective sharing of ideas and skills. We do this by building an interactive, experiential, sustainable environment that encourages a culture of play, artistic creativity and freedom of expression. Join us!
*FirePony Creative Society is the trade name for Playa del Fuego, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit based in Maryland.
Community Art and Civic Engagement Grant Program
Photo Credit: Temple of Transformus by Michael Verdon, 2015 Photo © Wil Etheredge
The FirePony Community Art and Civic Engagement Program strives to support artists and organizations around the mid-Atlantic region year-round in their efforts to develop innovative, collaborative, community-focused art and civic engagement projects. See the CACE Overview.
We encourage artists and organizations that share a passion for the burner ethos and demonstrate a commitment to bringing participatory, interactive art, or forward-thinking collaborative projects to their communities to apply. Learn more about the CACE Grant Program here. Applications are now open!
Finally, we’re actively recruiting for the CACE Program. Contact the CACE team if you’d like to be a part of this exciting project: caceprogram (at) firepony (dot) org.
Upcoming Important Dates
Opportunities to Participate
Interested in partnering? Contact us and let’s talk!
Get Involved in Constellation 2019!
We’re actively recruiting for leadership positions for 2019. We have a number of open coordinator/lead positions and several areas where we’d like to add co- and assistant leads to help out. If you are interested in helping us plan Constellation 2019, please fill out the Leadership Form here. We can’t do this without your help!
Public Comment for the FPCS Board of Directors Nominees is open!
Please share your thoughts with us about the nominees to the FirePony Creative Society’s Board of Directors.
Charles Fries aka Chucky Love
Diana Svendsen aka Smiles
Jake Brandal aka Pockets (note:. There are two Jake Pockets in our community. This is the younger Jake Pockets from Shitshow)
Jordan Michel aka Epic
To enable us to interview candidates and onboard before the holidays kick in, we’re asking for all comments to be submitted by 11:59pm ET on Thursday, November 7, 2019. We hope you’re able to share your thoughts soon!
Please submit your comments here. https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSeBAX_A7_vf62tjh…/viewform…
Your answers will remain private, and will be viewed only by the current members of the FPCS Board. You may choose to keep your answers anonymous, but we’ve also included a question for your email and/or phone number if you’d like to make yourself available for follow-up.