Individual Artist Awards

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

Artist Profile

Amy Meissner

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.

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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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