The Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA) is pleased to announce the 2014 Artist Fellowship Program award recipients. The Artist Fellowship Program recognizes exceptional Illinois artists by providing awards to support continued artistic growth. The 2014 Artist Fellowship Program recognizes Illinois artists in the discipline categories of Ethnic and Folk Arts, Media Arts, Music Composition, Literature, Performance-Based Arts, and Visual-Based Arts.
Eighteen Illinois artists have been awarded $15,000 in recognition of their outstanding work and commitment within the arts.
The intent of the Artist Fellowship Program is to enrich and strengthen the state of Illinois by supporting accomplished Illinois artists who are the foundation of Illinois' creative environment. The Artist Fellowship Program recognizes exceptional artists who have created a substantial body of work throughout their career by providing awards to support continued artistic growth.