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Foundation announces 2022 Individual Artist Awardees

One artist will work on her technique sewing sea otter fur. Another will make an interactive virtual reality film to include experiences of temperature and smell. They are among 37 Individual Artist Award recipients named by Rasmuson Foundation in 2022.

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Board approves Alaska projects totaling $9 million

New housing for those most in need is being developed across Alaska. Learn about Rasmuson Foundation board support for housing in Bethel, Fairbanks, Nome and Wasilla as well as other grants approved at the June board meeting.

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And the 2022 Distinguished Artist is …

Rasmuson Foundation has named documentary photographer James H. Barker of Fairbanks the 2022 Distinguished Artist. The award, which includes $40,000, honors a lifetime of creative excellence and outstanding contribution to the state’s arts and culture.

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Edward B. Rasmuson, son of Alaska, died at age 81

“One of Alaska’s tallest trees has fallen,” said Rasmuson Foundation's Diane Kaplan. Ed Rasmuson was one of Alaska's most generous and influential people. He died Tuesday at his home in Anchorage from a vicious brain cancer.

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