Fresh Ground Pepper is an event series for the development of emerging art.

We seek to provide a forum for artists of all mediums to experiment, collaborate and grow within a supportive community. FGP creates shifting guidelines and obstructions through which artists can explore fresh ideas, discover alternative styles and invent new forms.

  • next fgp event

    the first ever

    Saturday, May 21, 2016

    shhh... it's a secret

    The sexiest Fresh Ground Pepper party ever
    Special guest musicians
    Mysterious performances
    An open bar with a signature Peppership cocktail

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  • next deadline

    coming late June 2016

    People of the world, Spice up your life.

    We're taking a time machine back 20 years to 1996, the year of the other BritPop invasion: the year that the Spice Girls dropped their debut album, SPICE.

    Proposals for live performance adaptations of each track from the album.

    Submissions are due by May 27.

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  • full 2013 calendar

    A brand new year of brand new work!

    Pay what you can admission, cheap beer, thrilling artists.

    Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis so you may submit your interest at any time.


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  • Fresh Ground Pepper functions on the kindness of the community.

    By keeping admission to our events flexible, we make meeting new people, networking with fellow artists, creating opportunities for future collaborations, and building community equally accessible to all.

    Your donation will support dozens of talented artists, in all phases of their careers, connected through a passion for process and creation.

    FGP is a 501(c)3 organization, your donations will be tax deductible to the full extent of the law.