Fellowship Profiles

The Arts Commission recognizes the achievements of outstanding Oregon artists through annual Individual Artist Fellowship grants. Fellowship Profiles introduce featured artists and provide a description of their work. 

2016 Fellowship Recipient

Portland audiences had the chance to see Fernanda D’Agostino’s work in full flower at her 2013 exhibition, The Method of Loci at the Art Gym at Marylhurst University.

2015 Fellowship Recipient

“Audiences are often very surprised by how much can be communicated without words,” says Kate Braidwood. “They find themselves being drawn into a story and moved to laughter and tears, even though we never speak on stage.”

2015 Fellowship Recipient

Composer David Crumb is exploring new musical territory.

2015 Fellowship Recipient

“A Husband and Wife Are One Satan” is a Russian saying that describes how couples are implicitly connected in each other’s activities.

2015 Fellowship Recipient

“Because I come from a background in theater, I tend to speak as I write,” says author Victor Lodato.

2015 Fellowship Recipient

“It’s like a crime scene,” explains Katherine Longstreth. “Most of us don’t witness the crime, but the detectives go back and use evidence to determine what happened.” 


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