Warmest congratulations to all the 2018 United States Artists Fellows! Among those with Caribbean roots and inspiration (in music, theater/performance, writing, visual arts) are Cuban-born Tania León, Danilo Pérez (Panama), Tarell Alvin McCraney (Bahamian-American), Las nietas de Nonó (Puerto Rico), Pepón Osorio (Puerto Rico), and Ebony G. Patterson (Jamaica). [If we have missed anyone, please, let us know!]
United States Artists 2018 Fellows
Mission: We believe in artists and their essential role in our society. Each year, we award up to fifty $50,000 unrestricted fellowships to the most compelling artists working and living in the United States, in all disciplines, at every stage of their career.
For more information on each artist, see http://www.unitedstatesartists.org/award/