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

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.”

2013 Fellowship Recipient

Playwright Andrea Stolowitz wanted to place her new play, Antarktikos into a world where time and space, real and unreal, the dead and the living all existed together.

2012 Fellowship Recipient

Laura Hughes makes work about light and space and the perception of the two in relationship to each other and to the viewer.


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