• Announcing the 2017 Guggenheim Fellows in the United States and Canada

    Date posted: April 8, 2017 Author: jolanta
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    JOHN SIMON GUGGENHEIM MEMORIAL FOUNDATION
    90 PARK AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10016

    April 7, 2017

    The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded Fellowships to a diverse group of 173 scholars, artists, and scientists in its ninety-third annual competition for the United States and Canada.  Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants.  We are pleased to announce our 2017 Fellowship winners.

    Among this year’s recipients of Fellowships in Fine Arts are the following individuals from the New York area:

    Kathe Burkhart

    Lesley Dill

    Elana Herzog

    Byron Kim

    Jennie Jieun Lee

    Shari Mendelson

    Hunter Reynolds

    Zina Saro-Wiwa

    Jeanne Silverthorne

    Leslie Wayne

    For more information and a complete list of the 2017 Fellows, please visit our website, www.gf.org.  You may also learn more about the Foundation and the activities of its Fellows on our Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr.


    Courtesy of JOHN SIMON GUGGENHEIM MEMORIAL FOUNDATION

     

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