The First Art Newspaper on the Net    Established in 1996 Saturday, August 13, 2022


2019 recipients of the Nancy Graves Grant for Visual Artists announced
Artists Wade Kavanaugh and Stephen B. Nguyen were awarded a 2019 Nancy Graves Grant for Visual Artists. Photo: David Clough.



NEW YORK, NY.- The Nancy Graves Foundation announces the recipients of its annual Nancy Graves Grant for Visual Artists. Established by the artist, the Nancy Graves Grant for Visual Artists supports artists wishing to work in a technique, medium or discipline that is different from the one for which they are primarily recognized.

Ron Bechet, based in New Orleans, LA, is known for his large black and white charcoal murals and installations that reference transformation, place and ancestry. He plans to cast large sculptures using the lost wax technique.

Dylan Hausthor, based on Peaks Island, ME, is known for his documentary filmmaking and photography. He plans to build a large wooden sculptural structure as a site for experimental narrative performance projects.

Anna Hepler, based in Greenfield, MA, is known for her immersive installations and suspended sculptures made from a wide range of materials. She plans to construct a ceramic sculpture built to billboard proportions.

Wade Kavanaugh and Stephen B. Nguyen, based in Bethel, ME, are known for their warehouse-sized immersive environments and large sculptures using paper as their medium. They plan to experiment with steel and translating their work into public spaces.

Nominators from different parts of the country were invited to propose several artists, who were invited to apply. A panel of independent jurors reviewed the applications and selected the grantees.

Each artist received an award of $12,500.00.

Nancy Graves (1939-1995) is an American artist of international renown. Graves developed a sustained body of sculptures, paintings, drawings, watercolors, and prints. She also produced five avant-garde films and created innovative set designs. Her work has been featured in hundreds of museum and gallery exhibitions worldwide and is in the permanent collections of major art museums. The Nancy Graves Foundation, established by the artist, is dedicated to deepening knowledge of the visual arts by exploring the work and life of Nancy Graves within the context of her era.

In addition to providing grants to individual visual artists, the Foundation supports exhibitions, research, publications, educational programming and the preparation of a Catalogue Raisonné. The Foundation maintains a collection of Nancy Graves’ work. A library and archive of original papers, photographs, recordings, publications and research materials is available to scholars by appointment in the Foundation’s research library.










Today's News

December 7, 2019

Teen admits attempted murder of French boy at London gallery

For a colorful Brooklyn real-estate pioneer, a 376-year-old receipt

A wealth of surprises: Times critics' top art books of 2019

Tufts removes Sackler family name from facilities over opioid crisis

Artcurial's Furniture and Works of Art sale will showcase more than 350 lots of French and European decorative arts

Spanierman Modern opens an exhibition of works by Andy Moses

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston welcomes new Director

Stephen Cleobury, longtime leader of fabled choir, dies at 70

Playwright Arthur Miller's archive opens to researchers

Fashionable feathers: Italian designer's life in plumes

The Denver Art Museum installs first new works in new Native Arts Gallery

Kunstmuseum Luzern opens an exhibition of works by Fabian Peake

Astrup Fearnley Museet in Oslo, Norway hires Solveig Øvstebø as Executive Director

1960 Daimler Dart sells for £36,800 at H&H Classics Auction Online December 4th

Patrick Church and Paddle8 announces storefront I Look For You In Everything

Works by Franz Richard Unterberger, Zhang Daqian, and Patek Philippe among the headline auction at Clars

John Gerrard's black smoke installation goes on show in Madrid to coincide with COP25

Silver Spitfire back in Britain after round-the-world trip

L'INCONNUE Gallery moving to New York in spring 2010

Prayer Chicago by James Webb brings people together at Winnipeg Art Gallery

COP25 arrives at IFEMA with a large exhibition of Michael Pinsky 'Pollution pods'

2019 recipients of the Nancy Graves Grant for Visual Artists announced

Vittorio Grigolo, star tenor, fired for 'inappropriate' behavior

TAXISPALAIS Kunsthalle opens last chapter of a trilogy on everyday practices

SAAG opens new exhibitions by Laurie Kang and Delcy Morelos

Essential things to know about Frictionless Customer Experience

Profitable bets on Real Madrid after 1xBet apk download for Android

All soccer live scores as part of a proven resource




Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 



Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful