Individual Artist Awards

Grants to artists to support the time, reflection, immersion or experimentation beneficial to the development of their artistry.

Garry Kaulitz, the 2015 Distinguished Artist, at work in his studio.  Photo by Pat Race.


Nominate A Distinguished Artist

Rasmuson Foundation is seeking public nominations for the 2017 Distinguished Artist Award. The Award recognizes the significant artistic accomplishments of one Alaskan and culminates in a $40,000 grant.


Artists Invited to Apply for Grants

Rasmuson Foundation is accepting applications for the 2017 Individual Artist Awards program. Alaska artists at all stages of their careers can apply for grants in 11 disciplines.

Initiative News

Don Decker: 2016 Distinguished Artist

Last week Rasmuson Foundation awarded its 13th round of Individual Artist Awards. The awards are part of an initiative to support Alaska's culture, vibrant communities, and art itself. Also celebrated was the 13th Distinguished Artist Award recipient. In this post, a film about him, you will glimpse his inspiration, his character and his work.

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