Artist Trust has announced the recipient of the 2012 Irving and Yvonne Twining Humber Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement, and a new crop of fellowships.
Pat De Caro is the Twining Humber Award recipient. The honor is given to a female visual artist, age 60 or over, who has dedicated 25 or more years of her life to creating art. A Philadelphia native, she moved to the Northwest to study at the UW, where she received an M.F.A. in 1982. She receives $10,000.
The 2012 Artist Trust Fellowships, which each carry an award of $7,500, have been awarded to:
Literary Arts – Dianne Aprile, Langdon Cook, Samuel Green, Holly Hughes, Judith Kitchen, Matthew Nienow, Erin Pringle-Toungate and Derek Sheffield;
Craft – Sheila Klein, Kirk Lang, Rachel Rader and Deborah Schwartzkopf;
Media – Webster Crowell and Chris Jordan;
Music – Samantha Boshnack and Jovino Santos Neto.
The fellowship recipients were chosen from 419 applicants from around the state.