Grantee Updates

“That fine balance of humility and ambition”

As the application period for the 2018 Individual Artist Awards (IAA) nears its March 1 closing date, we caught up with two-time recipient Ben Huff of Juneau.

Name: Ben Huff
Websitewww.huffphoto.com & www.icefogpress.com
Artistic Discipline: Photography/publishing
Career Stage: Mid-career
Awards: 2016 Fellowship, 2008 Project Award

Courtesy of Ben Huff

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Grantee Updates

“Keep Applying to Opportunities”

Keren at the Vermont Studio Center (photo by Howard Romero).

As the application period for the 2018 Individual Artist Awards (IAA) nears its March 1 closing date, we caught up with 2016 Fellowship recipient Keren Lowell of Anchorage. 

Name: Keren Lowell
Website: kerenlowell.com
IAA Artistic Discipline: Visual Artist (textiles, installation, sculpture)
Career Stage: Mid-career
Award: 2016 Individual Artist Fellowship

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve received as an artist?

Grantee Updates

Meet Artist Emily Anderson

As the application period for the 2018 Individual Artist Awards (IAA) nears its March 1 closing date, we caught up with 2016 Project Award recipient Emily Anderson of Fairbanks. For her project, Emily recorded an album of original music titled “Simple Things.”

Name: Emily Anderson
Website: emilyandersonak.com
Artistic Discipline: Songwriter
IAA Career Stage: Emerging Artist
Awards: Individual Artist Award 2016, ASCA Career Opportunity Grant

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Creative Disruption: Sabbaticals for Capacity Building & Leadership Development in the Non-Profit Sector

January 2010

Executive director sabbaticals can strengthen nonprofit organizations, according to a new report jointly released today by the Alston/Bannerman Fellowship Program; the Barr Foundation; the Durfee Foundation; the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund; the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust; and Rasmuson Foundation.