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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Nominate a Distinguished Artist

Rasmuson Foundation is calling for nominations for our 2019 Distinguished Artist. One annual $40,000 award recognizes an Alaska artist’s creative excellence and superior accomplishments

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Our 2018 Distinguished Artist is Alvin Amason

“I paint Alaskan animals of today,” says Alvin Amason, “I’m glad I have my heritage, but I don’t want to rely on it. Culture just doesn’t work if it is put on a shelf, in a jar, in a museum. It is a living thing. Time goes on and cultural elements change.”

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