RECIPIENTS

Ryan Flores
Native American Residency Fellow

A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, Ryan Flores proudly accepted the Native American Residency Fellowship at the Vermont Studio Center in 2017, where he developed new work. Recounting that his grandmother was a migrant worker who had to hide her heritage due to the discrimination against those of indigenous cultures, Flores works in...

Mariah Garnett
Grants for Visual Artists

Los Angeles-based Mariah Garnett’s work, primarily film, video and installation, exists somewhere in the intersection between appropriation, documentary, and narrative fiction. She often orbits around a subject rather than directly representing it, employing multiple strategies. Her interest lies less in the end goal of representation and rather its process, which...

Yannique Hall
Grants for Visual Artists

Brooklyn-based Yannique Hall explores intimacy, the interior, and the private through family, home, and relationships. Hall describes her work as a constant search for the familiar—a search for place. The series “Growing Pains” belongs to a growing narrative on the interrelationships between the subjects, who are all personally connected to...

Ssu-ya Hsuing
Emerging Artist Residency Fellow

Originally from Taiwan, Brooklyn-based Ssu-ya Hsuing uses the media of performance art to stage the escapism from reality that she is unwilling to continue living in. Hsuing states that “it is a way of attempting to negate our personal responsibility and to avoid the discomfort of existential angst that we...

Matthew Mazzotta
Grants for Visual Artists

Matthew Mazzotta works at the intersection of art, activism, and urbanism, focusing on how the power of the built environment shapes our relationships and experiences. His practice invites a critical perspective and a sense of openness into the places where we live. It opens a dialogue that dissects the systems...

B. Wurtz and Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
New Work Project Grant

B. Wurtz’s new work in his first U.S. museum survey will reflect the artist's cumulative approach to production. While increasingly experimental with materials, he is consistent in his exploration of marking time, place, and subjectivity through everyday activities. B. Wurtz has developed a visual language that subverts the industrial austerity...