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. 

2013 Fellowship Recipient

“Freewheeling, eclectic, yet traditional” are some of the words that come to mind when trying to describe the type of jazz that saxophonist Joe Manis creates.

2013 Fellowship Recipient

Ever since he returned from a trip to Poland, theater-creator Jonathan Walters has been like a man on fire. Back in 1999, Walters received a fellowship to study the street theater scene in Poland.

2013 Fellowship Recipient

M. Allen Cunningham can trace his desire to be a writer to an inspiring high school English teacher and a fortuitous trip to Stratford-upon-Avon.

2013 Fellowship Recipient

Poet Geri Doran has been thinking a great deal about the outdoors. While sitting at her window on a dark and rainy Eugene afternoon, she imagines what it would be like to go out into the world.

2013 Fellowship Recipient

Poet M.E. Hope writes the kind of intensely observed poetry that comes from growing up in a rural landscape, in particular Joseph, Oregon and Wallowa County.

2013 Fellowship Recipient

“For most of my life,” says Vietnam-born and American-raised writer Dao Strom, “the topic of Vietnam has remained clouded—either by silence, sorrow, anger or contradictions.”

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