RECIPIENTS

Rochelle Kulei Nielsen
Native American Residency Fellow

Rochelle Kulei Nielsen is a member of the Northwest Band of Shoshone Nation. She lives in Vancouver, Washington and works in Portland, Oregon. She received her MFA in Contemporary Studio Practice from Portland State University in 2012. About her work she writes, "I am interested in using traditional materials...

Margaret Jacobs
Native American Residency Fellow

Margaret Jacobs is a member of Mohawk, St. Regis Akwesasne. She has a BA in Studio Art from Dartmouth College. As a recipient of Harpo Foundation's Native American Residency Fellowship award, Ms. Jacobs spent one month in residence at the Vermont Studio Center in January 2015 developing new work. [gallery link="file"...

Ernesto Bautista
Emerging Artist Residency Fellow

The Foundation is pleased to provide residency support to Ernesto Bautista, who will spend time at Santa Fe Art Institute developing new work. Mr. Bautista lives and works in El Salvador and is a founding member of the Fire Theory. ...

Karyn Olivier
Grants for Visual Artists

Through the discrete placement, rearrangement, embellishment, and replication of everyday objects in various sites, Karyn Olivier tries to shift our experience of the familiar. Ms. Olivier writes, “This manipulation reveals the malleable and unfixed nature of objects and spaces — forcing us to reconcile memory(ies) with the present moment, collapsing...

Gabe Kenney
Grants for Visual Artists

Gabe Kenney creates elaborate installation and performance works that combine carefully arranged and selected printed matter like scientific illustrations, diagrams, digital prints and graphic wall patterns with objects of aging technology, whiteboards, organs, janitors equipment to set the stage for a conflicted character to emerge, often performed by the artist...

Kristin Cammermeyer
Grants for Visual Artists

Kristin Cammermeyer develops site-specific installations in varied locations and contexts.  A recent transplant to Los Angeles, she will use the direct artist grant from Harpo to familiarize her self with the city by procuring contiguous sites of production throughout Los Angeles as a means of community engagement. By limiting her...