Arts and Culture Initiative

Grantee Updates

“Keep Applying to Opportunities”

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

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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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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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