Individual Artist Awards

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

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‘Take the risk’

Artist Kristin DeSmith remembers valued advice from a teacher, who challenged her to allow space to fail. The Foundation is accepting applications for 2022 Individual Artist Awards through March 1. DeSmith was a 2019 awardee.

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Who will be the next Distinguished Artist?

Do you know an outstanding Alaska creative individual? Help us find the next Distinguished Artist! Rasmuson Foundation offers one $40,000 award annually to a mature Alaska artist recognized as among the best in their field.

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2021 Individual Artist Awardees revealed

Thirty-five artist awardees from 21 Alaska communities were selected from a pool of nearly 300 applicants by a national panel of artists and creative community leaders from outside of Alaska. Many of the awardees had never applied before.

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