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Lee Laa Ray Guillory Awarded Queer|Art Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists

New York–based nonprofit Queer|Art has announced Lee Laa Ray Guillory as the recipient of its second Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists. Guillory, who lives and works in New Orleans, will receive a $10,000 cash grant, professional development support, and individual visits to her studio by members of the judges’ panel. The award is aimed at correcting the exclusion of Black trans ...

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Lenox student awarded $250 scholarship for winning art contest | Southern Berkshires

LENOX — After the word went out from the Chamber of Commerce and the Wit Gallery seeking submissions for the town’s first Student Art Show, more than 120 local students from grade 6 to 12 responded to the theme, “Belonging: Seeing Yourself and Others.”The show was created as part of the recent ArtWeek Berkshires. The students’ work, representing “inclusion, visibility, what it means to ...

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ASU Art Museum awarded Andy Warhol Foundation fellowship

August 16, 2021 Arizona State University Art Museum has been awarded a $50,000 Curatorial Research Fellowship from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Launched in 2008, the Andy Warhol Foundation Curatorial Research Fellowship aims to encourage curatorial research leading to new scholarship in the field of contemporary art. This grant will support guest curator Elizabeth Armstrong in research, travel and interviews for ...

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Houston artist awarded UH’s inaugural fellowship in Rome

Lisa E. Harris, a Houston-based independent and interdisciplinary artist, is the inaugural Houston Regional Affiliate Fellow for the American Academy in Rome.  Photo: Roman holiday, but make it art school. Independent and interdisciplinary artist Lisa "Li" Harris will spend eight weeks in Rome, Italy next summer as the inaugural Houston Regional Affiliate Fellow. Through a partnership between the American Academy in Rome and the ...

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The week in art news – Artes Mundi Prize awarded to all six shortlisted artists

This year’s Artes Mundi Prize is to be shared by the six shortlisted artists: Dineo Seshee Bopape, Prabhakar Pachpute, Carrie Mae Weems, Beatriz Santiago Muñoz, Firelei Báez and Meiro Koizumi. The prize money of £40,000 has been increased, in a one-off move, to £60,000. The organisers of the biennial prize for international artists making socially engaged art made the decision ‘in recognition of this ...

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Curator Meg Onli Awarded Inaugural Figure Skating Prize – ARTnews.com

The inaugural Figure Skating Prize, an annual award given to to Black artists, curators, and art scholars who are advancing racial justice within the arts, has gone to Meg Onli, associate curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania. The award, administered by Figure Skating, an art space founded in 2019 by Virgil Abloh, Mahfuz Sultan and Chloe Wayne, carries ...

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Magdalena Campos-Pons Awarded Pérez Prize – ARTnews.com

Monday, April 19 Magdalena Campos-Pons Awarded Pérez PrizeThe Pérez Art Museum Miami has awarded Cuban artist Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons its third annual Pérez Prize, which carries an unrestricted $50,000 award. A descendant of Nigerians who were brought to Cuba as slaves during the 19th century, Campos-Pons’s work centers themes at the intersection of race, religion, gender, and shared histories. Her practice spans photography, painting, sculpture, film, video, and ...

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Lafayette High student awarded first prize in distracted driving PSA art contest

A Lafayette High School student was awarded on Friday after being selected as the first prize winner of the Acadiana Regional Safety Coalition's Distracted Driving PSA contest. An awards event was held December 18 at the Rosa Parks Transportation Center in Lafayette.The contest asked students at high schools across Acadiana to illustrate scenes of distracted driving to be used in the coalition's social media ...

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Artspace awarded ‘2020 VIA | Wagner Incubator Grant Fund’

Courtesy of Jessica Smolinski Last week, Artspace New Haven was named a recipient of the “2020 VIA | Wagner Incubator Grant Fund” awarded by VIA Art Fund and the Wagner Foundation and will receive $40,000 in grant money. Artspace is a contemporary non profit art organization in New Haven which supports emerging artists and engages community members. The grant it received comes from VIA ...

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Digitization grants awarded to Arts and Sciences projects

Cornell University Library’s annual Grants Program for Digital Collections in Arts and Sciences is funding three new projects aimed at conserving fragile, physical artifacts and digitizing them for research and scholarship. This year’s materials for digitization include the documents of a small, defunct poetry press in Ithaca; Hi-8 recordings of Haudenosaunee cultural events; and photographic slides of long-gone aerosol street art from different parts ...

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