Thank you to all of the artists who applied for IAF 2016 in Visual Arts! Award recipients will be announced the second week of March, and all applicants will be contacted directly regarding the results.
The Individual Artist Fellowship program recognizes exemplary work by Nebraska artists, and provides support through public recognition and monetary awards of $1,000-$5,000. Applicants are adjudicated by a professional, out-of-state panel according to the merit of their work. The program rotates among major three categories of artistic achievement: Literature, Performing Arts and Filmmaking, and Visual Arts. The Individual Artist Fellowship category for 2016 is Visual Arts.
The following were the recipients of the Visual Arts fellowships in 2013:
$5,000 Distinguished Artist Award
Yinghua Zhu, Mixed Media/Installation (Omaha)
Elizabeth Ingraham, Textile/Installation (Lincoln)
Jess Benjamin, Ceramics/Installation (Omaha)
$1,000 Merit Award
Benjamin Darling, Painting/Drawing (Sidney)
Wanda Ewing, Mixed Media (Omaha)
Christina Renfer Vogel, Painting/Drawing (Omaha)
Sheila Talbitzer, Photography (Omaha)
Watie White, Printmaking (Omaha)
Contact: Launa Bacon // 402.595.3935