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For the past 6 years, FGP has nurtured hundreds of artists and developing projects. We are looking forward to continuing to offer our community a deadline, a guideline and a space as often as we can. Fresh Ground Pepper exists because the financial strain most artists experience will squelch their artistry. We exist because artists cannot create and edit at the same time. Space must be made for creation without a product in mind. We exist because ideas beget ideas. Collaboration is important on an individual level, but also on a process, career building level. We exist because art is worthy of celebration.

Whether you join in as artist or audience member, your support is greatly appreciated! Help FGP fund art today.


Sixpoint Craft Ales is a local brewery that has been with us since day one and as we have grown, so have they. Ask for one at the next FGP!


Give back to the community however you can! Whether you own a huge corporation or just a printer we can borrow, everything helps!

FGP is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization registered and approved by the Federal Government as tax exempt. Your gift is tax deductible to the full extent provided by law.

Fresh Ground Pepper is sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by the Brooklyn Arts Council, Inc. (BAC).
Fresh Ground Pepper is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts. In Kings County the Decentralization Program is administered by the Brooklyn Arts Council, Inc. (BAC)