Posts Tagged ‘LaToya Ruby Frazier’

LaToya Ruby Frazier Awarded United States Artists Fellowship

Posted by on Thursday October 16, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants

Photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier is among the 34 people named United States Artists fellows for 2014. The awards, announced on October 13, 2014, come with an unrestricted prize worth $50,000. The “United States Artists” (USA) program is described as investing in “the fundamental value artists contribute to American society.” The organization is funded by individuals... More

11 Photographers Among Winners of 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships

Posted by on Thursday April 10, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced the recipients of their 2014 fellowships today. Eleven photographers are among the 178 recipients. They are (links direct to their bios and image galleries on the Guggenheim site): Robert Dawson LaToya Frazier Jason Fulford Phyllis Galembo Gregory Halpern Brenda Kenneally Andrew Moore Lori Nix Matthew Pillsbury Mark Ruwedel... More

LOOK3 2011: A Defining Moment for LaToya Ruby Frazier

Posted by on Wednesday June 15, 2011 | Events, Fine Art, Media

At this year’s LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph in Charlottesville, VA, artist LaToya Ruby Frazier made her intentions as an artist and activist clear in a powerful presentation of her work that combined diaristic snippets about her relationships with her grandmother and mother with stories about the community of Braddock, PA, where she was raised.... More