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USA fellows 2010 announced


This year’s 50 United States Artists (USA) $50,000 USA Fellowship grants were announced this week and thought you’d be interested in some of the winners, especially the following:

Crafts and Traditional Arts
Matthias Pliessnig, USA Knight Fellow, Philadelphia, PA, whose sinuous wood furniture shows at Wexler Gallery
Joyce Scott, USA Glasgow Fellow, Baltimore, MD, whose beaded sculptures show at Snyderman

Theater Arts
Three Philadelphia theater artists were recognized–the Pig Iron group of Gabriel Quinn Bauriedel, Dan Rothenberg, and the inimitable Dito van Reigersberg, USA Knight Fellows, Philadelphia, PA

Here’s the full Visual Arts list
Siah Armajani, USA Knight Fellow, Minneapolis, MN
Dara Birnbaum, USA Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz Fellow, New York, NY
Mel Chin, USA Kippy Fellow, Burnsville, NC
Renée Green, USA Simon Fellow, San Francisco, CA
Glenn Ligon, USA Guthman Fellow, New York, NY
Mary Lucier, USA Gracie Fellow, Cochecton, NY
Allison Smith, USA Friends Fellow, Oakland, CA
Anna Von Mertens, USA Simon Fellow, Peterborough, NH
Doug Wheeler, USA Mohn Fellow, Santa Fe, NM

Here’s a link to the full list.