Walk into an exhibit of Amy Meissner’s work like her recent “Inheritance”project, and you will immediately recognize familiar textile objects — quilts, doilies, handmade pieces of fabric used for generations to warm and decorate our homes. Yet as last summer’s exhibition at the Anchorage Museum revealed, they are anything but commonplace.
Arts Culture and Humanities
Rasmuson Foundation today announces the departure of a key team member heading to a leadership position as arts and cultures program director at Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
Jayson Smart, a senior program officer, has worked at Rasmuson Foundation since 2010.
Friendly reminder for all artists: deadline for the 2018 Individual Artist Awards (IAA) is Thursday, March 1. Let the words of two-time recipient Christy NaMee Eriksen inspire you.
Name: Christy NaMee Eriksen
IAA Discipline: Presentation/interpretation
IAA Career Stage: Emerging
Awards: Project Awards in 2013 and 2016
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve received as an artist?
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