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Help us select 2023 Distinguished Artist

Do you know an outstanding Alaska creative individual? Help us find the 20th Distinguished Artist! Rasmuson Foundation offers one $40,000 award annually to an established Alaska artist recognized as among the best in their field.

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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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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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Meet a hands-on artist from Kasigluk

We recently caught up with 2021 Individual Artist Award recipient "Quki" Golga Oscar, whose art is gaining national recognition. Vogue magazine even featured Oscar's work!

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Workshops for Alaska artists seeking awards

Rasmuson Foundation and partners are hosting workshops to help artists apply for a 2022 Individual Artist Award.  The workshops will help artists put their best application forward. These awards mean recognition and grants of $7,500 and $18,000.

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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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