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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Feb. 9, 2015

...stop this process, or one day the city will wake up and realize that it's a capital in name only.Thumbs up to John Luther Adams. On Sunday, Adams - Alaska's best-known composer - won the Grammy Award for best orchestral performance. His...
Nominations sought for Rasmuson's Distinguished Artist Award

...Past winners of the Distinguished Artist Award are Teri Rofkar of Sitka; Rie Munoz of Juneau; Kes Woodward, John Luther Adams and John Haines of Fairbanks; Ron Senungetuk of Homer; Sylvester Ayek of Nome, and Delores Elizabeth Churchill...
Natural phenomena drives gallery

FAIRBANKS - When the next big earthquake hits, John Luther Adams jokes, he'll be running into the University of Alaska Museum of the North while everyone else runs out. Sound off on the important...
Rasmuson gives $200,000-plus to 29 Alaska artists

...grants were announced Tuesday at a ceremony at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts in Anchorage. Composer John Luther Adams of Fairbanks received $25,000 with the annual Distinguished Artist Award. Since it was created in 1995 the foundation...
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Mask carver wins USA Fellowship grant

...Okpeaha MacClean, sculptor Susie Silook, writer John Haines of Fairbanks, totem carver Tommy Joseph, composer John Luther Adams and Tlingit weavers Teri Rofkar and Anna Brown Ehlers.
Rasmuson Foundation now accepting Distinguished Artist Award nominations of the Distinguished Artist Award include Alaska artists Kes Woodward of Fairbanks; Rie Munoz of Juneau; John Luther Adams and John Haines of Fairbanks; Ron Senungetuk of Homer; and Delores Elizabeth Churchill, Ray Troll and Nathan Jackson...
Rasmuson Foundation now accepting Distinguished Artist Award nominations

...include Alaskan artists Rie Munoz of Juneau; Ray Troll, Nathan Jackson and Delores Elizabeth Churchill of Ketchikan; John Luther Adams and John Haines of Fairbanks; and Ron Senungetuk of Homer."The Distinguished Artist Awards are designed for artists...
Three local artists among this year's Rasmuson grant recipients

...of $25,000, 20 project awards of up to $5,000, and eight fellowship awards of $12,000. Interior artist John Luther Adams won this year's Distinguished Artist Award, an honor that recognizes artists with a history of creative excellence...

...Palmer; and Susan Share, crafts (book arts), Anchorage. Individual Artist Project grants were awarded to: John Luther Adams, music composition, Fairbanks, $5,000 (mature artist); Sarah Beaty, crafts (clay), Fort Yukon, $5...
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Six local artists honored with Individual Artist Awards

...the reason for her award.Previous recipients of this award include Kes Woodward (2012), Ray Troll (2011), John Luther Adams (2010), Nathan Jackson (2009), Ronald Senungetuk (2008), Rie Munoz (2007), Delores Churchill (2006...


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